Month: May 2020

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Cleaning and Disinfection for SARS-COV-2 (Coronavirus)

1. General requirements Cleaning and disinfection options for all type of premises during the COVID-19 pandemic have been identified by the European Centre for Disease Control (Ref. ECDC TECHNICAL REPORT Disinfection of environments in healthcare and non-healthcare settings contaminated with SARS-CoV-2). Where SARS-CoV- 2 (the novel coronavirus) may be present in the environment both cleaning …

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Returning to the workplace during relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions

Returning to the workplace during relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions will be a challenge for lots of organisations. For the most recent and up to date information and guidance on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) and returning to work go to: Irish Health Services Executive (HSE) and Government websites: www.HSE.ie https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/ https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-coronavirus/ UK National Health Service (NHS) and …

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Building back better – re-thinking transport in a COVID-19 world

You may have seen this meme. It certainly made me pause and think. If we are reorganising our business, can we prepare for multiple threats at once? The lockdown caused by COVID-19 has massively reduced the number of vehicles on the roads and the consequent noise, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The benefits can …

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Overview of IS EN IEC 60812:2018 Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA)

IS EN IEC 60812:2018, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA) was published in October 2018 and replaces the 2006 version of the standard. The standard describes how to perform a systematic failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA). An analysis of this kind establishes how a product or process might fail to perform its …

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COVID-19 Business Continuity Voucher

Antaris is a service provider for the COVID-19 Business Continuity Voucher – a fully funded €2,500 business continuity voucher that your company may be eligible for. Check your eligibility through the following links: Enterprise Ireland COVID-19 Business Continuity Voucher for small, medium or large client companies of Enterprise Ireland or Údarás na Gaeltachta (including High Potential Start-ups)   …

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ISO 14090:2019 Adaptation to Climate Change — principles, requirements and guidelines

Climate change is impacting society in various ways and will continue to do so owing to greenhouse gases emitted, since the start of the Industrial Revolution. The extent of future climate change will depend on the effectiveness of efforts to limit further emissions of greenhouse gases. In November 2016, the Paris Agreement came into force …

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