Construction


Joiner hit in face by falling steel beam

A house building company has been fined after a sub-contracted worker suffered serious facial injuries when he was struck by a falling beam. Read More

e-learning course launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has announced a new e-learning course, ‘Occupational Cancers’, aimed at the construction industry. Read More

Cladder fell 10 metres from factory roof

Main contractor Weiser Construction Ltd and Complete Cladding Systems Ltd have been fined a total of £310,000 after a worker suffered life changing injuries. Read More

Construction: The future is mobile

As the construction industry continues to evolve, companies must learn to adapt to the times and embrace existing and emerging technology trends. Read More

Electric vehicles: How safe are they?

Although electric vehicles are helping with the reduction of air pollution, could thier eagerness of noise pollution be putting people at risk? Read More

Jewellery Quarter incident: Worker killed by collapsed wall on construction site

A construction worker has been killed after a wall collapsed inside a building in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Read More

The Silent Epidemic: Mental health in the construction industry

'The risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in construction roles, is three times higher than the male national average.' After rolling out its new strategy, Selwood Housing saw a 95% reduction in work-related stress-related absences and a 73% reduction in personal stress-related absences, over a one-year period Read More

Equality revenge: Achieving a gender and diversity balance in construction

There is a strong movement at the moment for gender and diversity balance amongst most industries, especially in construction, according to Kay Ortatepe, Group Health, Safety & Environmental Trainee at Willmott Dixon. Read More

Safetypoint to attend Safety & Health Expo 2019

A health & safety company will showcase its safety station for construction companies. Read More

Changes to the CITB HS&E test

The Health, Safety and Environment test for the United Kingdom construction industry is being updated on 26 June 2019. Read More


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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

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Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

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