Construction


Bus company and council fined after passenger death

A local council and a bus company have been fined after a passenger was killed when she was run over by a lorry at the bus station. Read More

Suicide hotlines

A list of trusted suicide prevention resources that we encourage you share around your colleagues and workplace. Read More

Easily LED, lighting on construction sites

Choosing effective and energy-efficient LED lighting for construction sites can help ensure workers stay safe and well, day and night, and can save money at the same time, says OnSite Support Director Damian Lynes. Read More

Employee killed by falling wooden bearer

An East Kilbride engineering company fined when employee died following an incident when he was struck on the head by a wooden bearer. Read More

A third of employees are not provided with hearing protection

Specsavers Corporate Eyecare conducted a research to investigate if hearing protection is provided to employees by their employers. Read More

£10k fine following security guard’s serious injury

A groundworks company has been fined after a security guard suffered serious hand injuries. Read More

Talking to a suicidal employee can save their life

Employees and employers could potentially prevent their colleague from committing suicide, by simply engaging in an open conversation about it with them. Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day: ‘We have a big challenge ahead’, says Mates in Mind

There were over 6,500 suicides registered in the UK last year alone, highlighting the importance of days like World Suicide Prevention Day in the quest to help raise awareness about suicide prevention. Read More

Understanding suicide in construction

A recent Guardian report into suicides at the Hinkley Point C project is a call-for-action. Dr Nick Bell discusses the wider implications for the construction industry. Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019: Download your resource pack and poster

Since its inception in 2013, World Suicide Prevention Day has grown into a global annual event, with the aim to raise awareness about preventing suicides. Read More


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Gas Safety (Onshore): Employee Factsheet

Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time