Construction


Multiplex – Protecting the mental health of employees during COVID-19

In this article, we hear from Martin Wilshire, Health & Safety Director at Multiplex, about how the firm has had to act quickly and responsibly to ensure it is following the government’s guidance on how businesses and employers can help to limit the spread of the virus. Read More

How the construction industry is recognising and tackling fatigue

Marcus de Guingand from Third Pillar of Health, explores some of the common findings in respect of fatigue in construction from conversations with industry professionals. He'll also delve into some of the consequences and look at how you can help reduce this hidden problem. Read More

Profile: Rachel Thomas on transformation – Carillion, gender identity and NHS Nightingale

Rachel J. Thomas (She/Her) is Senior Business Partner: Health, Safety and Wellbeing with the Mace Group. John Kersey was recently deployed on the NHS Nightingale project and took the opportunity to ask Rachel about some of the transformative experiences in her life. Read More

4 ways Augmented Reality has revolutionised the construction industry

In this article, we take a detailed look at how Augmented Reality, in particular, has impacted the construction industry. Join us as we go through the four key uses that this technological advance now offers workers. Read More

Mates in Mind calls on employers to act now to support long-term mental wellbeing during pandemic

Following the release of data exploring the significant impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the mental health of the public and calls from experts and charities to research the long-term impact of the crisis. Read More

High-risk buildings: Calls for new safety standards to be incrementally extended

The Government’s plans, confirmed earlier this month by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, include compulsory installation of sprinkler systems and clearer emergency signing for residential buildings above 11 metres. Read More

Construction workers urged to keep masks clean to help site PPE shortages

Safety supplier JSP is reminding builders to keep cleaning reusable masks to prolong their life as PPE shortages threaten sites. Read More

‘Biggest changes to building safety in a generation’ says UK Government

In early April, Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick MP, announced the UK Government’s “ambitious steps to further reform the building safety systems”, in line with the Building a Safer Future consultation. Read More

Scaffolding Association issues Scaffold Industry Guidance Notes

The Scaffolding Association has launched two Scaffold Industry Guidance Notes (SIGNS) which address the requirements for scaffolding inspection during COVID-19. Read More

Construction: Updated coronavirus site operating procedures

The Government has confirmed that construction sites should continue to operate during the current coronavirus pandemic. Read More


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