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23 Mar 2018

Confidential Recycling Bins: The good, the bad and the ugly

With GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) coming into force in May 2018, the demand for recycling confidential waste paper bins grows. But what's out there? What should you look out for in terms of the good and the not so good? In this article, I'll review price, function and design options - from the meat-and-potatoes (the bare minimum) to the Almas Caviar (the creme de la creme)....

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23 Mar 2018

How To Prevent Dirt Entering A Facility.

There must be a better way than the perpetual cycle of cleaning - day in day out, 24/7 in the modern world of manufacturing. As the proverb says, prevention is better than the cure (or something along those lines)....

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21 Mar 2018

Are my office bins GDPR compliant?

Good question? If your business is anything like many businesses I have spoken to over the last few months, it's clear that many are still somewhat confused....

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21 Mar 2018

Are your recycling bins in dire need of a make-over?

With onsite improvements in regards to recycling a long time overdue, many businesses are now thinking about a structured and thought-through system for their recycling. Thanks to the BBC programme Blue Planet, the underlying concerns we all had regarding recycling have now escalated to, for some, a high priority....

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20 Mar 2018

Unisan UK to showcase how others in the Food Industry are winning the battle against ingress of contamination.

Multiple entrances, multiple opportunities for contamination to enter your facilities yet many forget to look down - at their feet. 80% of contamination (dirt, debris or moisture) is carried in on tyre wheels and shoes.    ...

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09 Mar 2018

Unisan UK to showcase how others in the Food Industry are incentivising their workforce and customers to recycle more.

Somewhat helped by the current push to reduce plastic waste, recycle more and improve waste segregation of single-use coffee cups, CafeCrush™ has become a popular choice for businesses wishing to improve their green credentials....

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07 Mar 2018

The Five W's of Hand Washing

Effective handwashing is paramount in any food production scenario - for personal health and food safety.  But are you missing a trick during this straightforward task?  In this article, I'll explore how businesses can further optimise their existing handwashing process to safeguard their assets (brand, reputation, production, staff and customers)....

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06 Mar 2018

Rethinking waste crime.

Are you guilty of wasting your waste at work?   If you are, you're not alone.   Businesses that are guilty of wasting their waste probably don't realise how this is hurting their bottom line, let alone the environment around them....

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01 Mar 2018

Your Invitation to join us @FoodEx 2018 LP

Unisan will be exhibiting at this year’s FoodEx Show at The NEC 16-18 April.   And we'd love you to join us on stand M271   We’ll be showcasing Longopac - the endlessly clever continuous liner system® ...

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01 Mar 2018

Your Invitation to join us @FoodEx 2018

Unisan will be exhibiting at this year’s FoodEx Show at The NEC 16-18 April.   And we'd love you to join us on stand M271   We’ll be showcasing ProfilGate®  The innovative cleaning system for worldclass facilities. Set up your company for Industry 4.0 by creating high standards ...

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08 Feb 2018

How To Reduce Slips

29% of all the reported non-fatal work-based accidents in 2016/17 relate to slips and trips.  To put this into context, this equates to nearly 200,000 accidents which, with careful management, need not happen.  Furthermore, according to HSE,  most slips (90%) occur when the floor is wet with water or contaminated with a food product. So, to find ways to reduce the risk of slip within your business, it's common practice to review risks in line with the hazard hierarchy of controls (see image below).   Based on this theory, it's pretty clear that elimination of risk is by far the most effective.    ...

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05 Feb 2018

What is the nudge theory?  And why should you care?

We all need a little nudge in life, don't we?  Will, I certainly do.  And we can thank Richard Thaler, 2002 Noble prize winner and his book Nudge, for coining the phrase ' nudge theory'....

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