Construction


Staircase manufacturer reminded of safe lifting after worker loses leg

Leyton Group Construction Ltd, a manufacture staircases, fined following an incident where a worker became trapped at a site on Fenchurch Avenue in London. Read More

Barbour download: Guide to working at height

Work at any height can cause injury; a fall from a height of just one or two steps can cause serious injury. Read More

Company fined for Respirable Crystalline Silica exposure

Contractor fined after it didn’t provide employees with adequate control measures to prevent exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS). Read More

Keeping construction workers protected this summer

Recent survey results showed that where employers provided sun protection cream, employees used it more frequently, demonstrating the importance of employers providing sun protection for outdoor workers. Read More

Capita will host a Women in Health and Safety event

Capita will be hosting an event titled The challenges facing Design, Construction and Operation of a modern railway. A free for all event. Read More

Brett Edkins wins SHP’s Rising Star Construction Industry Award

Brett Edkins, Health & Safety Manager at Grangewood, was rewarded for his health & safety, and veterans programme. Read More

Four key aspects of workplace wellbeing

Silvana Martin from Laing O'Rourke speaks on the company's five year journey to improve health and wellbeing in the workplace. Read More

Bam Nuttall fined after inappropriate lifting operation injured worker

Bam Nuttall has been fined more than £800,000 after a worker suffered three fractured vertebrae when he was hit on the head by a large expanded polystyrene block after it slipped from an excavator bucket. Read More

Timber fell ten metres onto 3-year-old

A self-employed builder has been given a suspended jail sentence after a three-year-old girl suffered severe head injuries when a length of timber fell on her whilst it was being hoisted up the outside of a scaffold. Read More

Company failed to manage concrete pumping risk on Port of Felixstowe project

A company has been fined following the death of a concrete worker at a dockside apron-upgrade project on the Port of Felixstowe. Read More


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