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How to comply with the building regulation requirements of different buildings

By Will Goodenough The requirements of the UK Government’s Building Regulation are complex and outline protocol for almost every construction-related […] Read More

Builders launch mental health in construction training

Surveys suggest that more than 80% of workers in the construction industry suffer from some degree of work-related stress. This […] Read More

Recovering your business safely after flooding

The HSE has issued guidance following widespread severe flooding at the end of 2015 and into early 2016. Employers will […] Read More

Workers caught throwing sacks of rubble from fifth floor

A Coalville construction firm working in Leicester has been sentenced after workers were spotted throwing sacks of rubble from a […] Read More

New access equipment guidance from SAEMA

‘Using permanently installed suspended access equipment’ is a new guidance document from SAEMA, the Specialist Engineering & Maintenance Association that […] Read More

Man dies after Mayfair building collapses

A man has died after a building partially collapsed in Mayfair yesterday afternoon. Read More

Contractor in court after falling fencing leaves passer-by with brain injuries

A building contractor has been fined £20,000 after a woman suffered life-changing head injuries, including fluid and bruising on her brain, when she was hit by a section of fencing that collapsed in a gust of wind. Read More

Primark sets aside £5.4 million in compensation as factory collapse anniversary approaches

Primark has set aside £5.4 million to pay long-term compensation to 580 workers or their family members who were hurt or killed when an eight-storey building collapsed last year. Read More

Fines and costs of more than £180,000 following worker’s cinema death

The HSE has prosecuted a building firm after a worker was killed by a reversing van outside a cinema in Ashton-on-Ribble. Read More

Powys County Council fined after worker shatters knee cap at work

Powys County Council has been prosecuted after an employee was seriously injured at its public services' depot in Ystradgynlais while moving large concrete barriers using a telescopic handler. Read More



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