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Health & Safety Failures At Birmingham Hospital Spark Investigation

Police were called in to investigate the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham - the country's second largest hospital - after the discovery of high levels of chlorine in water which may have been linked to the deaths of two patients, as well as significant failings in relation to the building's fire dampers.

VSS Ltd Helps to Define Industry Standards

We’re proud of the work that VSS Ltd’s George Friend (Group CEO) and Nick Umfreville (Group COO) have undertaken as members of the technical committee which assisted with the re-draft of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B & ES) publication, ‘TR19: Guide To Good Practice – Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems second edition 2013’.

EU names 2013 as 'Year of Air'

The HealthVent consortium recently met to discuss the harmonisation of health-based ventilation guidelines for Europe on February 20, 2013. At the event, which took place in the European Parliament, participants discussed the significance of ventilation guidelines for EU policies on health, air quality, energy, eco-design and buildings and consumers’ products.