Health & Safety (Page 2)

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Health & Safety - on 5/9/20

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ICL's new CleanShield

ICL has announced the launch of CleanShield, an alcohol-free, multi-surface cleaner which has been independently proven to be effective against 99.9% of...

in Health & Safety - on 29/7/20

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Amenity Standard call

The Amenity Forum is now calling on the UK and national governments to introduce the Amenity Standard as a requirement for all operating in the management...

in Health & Safety - on 25/7/20

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Spectators to return?

The UK government has announced that mass gatherings, including sporting events and conferences, will allow fans to return from 1 October with social distancing...

in Health & Safety - on 24/7/20

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The ‘new normal'

Equestrian sports have been as hard hit as any with major championships cancelled and racing and polo seasons put on hold. But turfcare regimes have continued...

in Health & Safety - on 8/7/20

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Spitfires grounded

Cricket is our summer game; just not this summer. The frustration is most apparent at county level, where all 18 clubs are without income, yet having to...

in Health & Safety - on 6/7/20


Mental health issues

“You cannot put 30kg of fertiliser in a 20kg bag. Sooner or later it is going to spill out. I just did not know how much of a mess it was going to make.”...

in Health & Safety - on 3/7/20

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It could kill them!

The golf course is perhaps unique in sport as greenkeeper can often be seen carrying out work while the course is in play.

in Health & Safety - on 1/7/20


Q&A with Octavi Creus

Octavi Creus, Grounds Manager of FC Barcelona, explains how modern technology, agronomy and a rescheduled La Liga season are affecting the pitches under...

in Health & Safety - on 12/6/20


Welcome to Tri Station

Tri Station is a unique free-standing hand sanitiser station that can be custom branded with company logos and colours.

in Health & Safety - on 10/6/20


Hayter's caring donation

Health and care facilities have thanked Hayter Limited, and its parent The Toro Company, for its support during the current pandemic crisis after it donated...

in Health & Safety - on 2/6/20


Stadiums post virus!

There is no doubt that the Post Viral Era will have a direct effect on the way we work, play and live. It is the responsibility of architects to bring...

in Health & Safety - on 20/5/20

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Mental Health 20-kindness

Looking after ourselves has never been more important than right now. The ‘new normal’ has changed the way we live, the way we work. We’re missing...

in Health & Safety - on 18/5/20

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Surviving coronavirus

Les Howkins is course manager at The Richmond in London. He’s also a Master Greenkeeper and a former chairman of BIGGA. Although he was never tested...

in Health & Safety - on 12/5/20

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Campey have a plan ...

Campey Turf Care Systems is putting plans in place to safely reintroduce the team over the next few weeks that will still strictly adhere to government...

in Health & Safety - on 12/5/20


Further clarification ...

The UK Government has today provided clarification on outdoor recreation and rules on social distancing in England

in Health & Safety - on 11/5/20


Greenkeepers poised ...

Greenkeepers in Scotland have responded positively to being advised to have their courses ready for re-opening at very short notice, “perhaps even...

in Health & Safety - on 7/5/20

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COVID-19 Ed Carter

We spoke to Ed Carter, Sales & Development Manager for ICL to find out how they have adapted their working practices during the COVID-19 pandemic

in Health & Safety - on 7/5/20

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Q&A with Tom Shinkins

We spoke to Tom Shinkins, Operations Manager at GKB machines Ltd to find out how they have adapted their working practices during the COVID-19...

in Health & Safety - on 4/5/20

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Testing times

Groundsmen are in uncharted territory after Covid-19 forced the suspension of all sports this spring, after a challenging winter. Jane Carley looks at...

in Health & Safety - on 4/5/20