Construction


Breakfast event: The history of London Dock and how demolition has evolved over the years

Discover the fascinating history of London Dock and learn the various aspects surrounding the health and safety of demolition. Read More

Top 5 most read in October 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in October 2019 includes, a £2.6m fine to DHL after a worker was killed by a stack of tyres. Read More

Winter wellbeing in construction

Construction sites can be hazardous places at the best of times but during the autumn and winter months the risks to the health, safety and wellbeing of workers increase. Read More

Safety footwear: ‘A more gender sensitive fit would be a huge leap forward’. SHP Meets Debbie Janson, chartered engineer and safety footwear guru

Debbie Janson is undertaking research into the usability of safety footwear with the University of Bath, an important topic given the impact it has on many working lives. Read More

Inspections revealed serious safety breaches

A roofing company, Superfast Roofing Ltd, has been fined after repeatedly failing to manage health and safety on construction sites. Read More

Sole director jailed after employee killed by excavator

Robert Harvey, sole Director and employee of Front Row Builders Ltd, sentenced after employee crushed to death by an excavator bucket. Read More

‘I want to be a leader and considered an authority within the industry’: In conversation with Robert Jukes, SHP’s Rising Star UK for 2019

At Safety & Health Expo in June, Robert Jukes was crowned SHP’s Rising Star for Manufacturing and, subsequently, the overall Rising Star UK winner for 2019. Having given him a few weeks to let the accolade sink in, SHP caught up with Robert to ask him about the achievement and to find out what made him the stand-out choice for the judging panel. Read More

Generic risk assessments not suitable for task

A Hitchin-based construction company has been sentenced after a carpenter sustained nerve and tissue damage to his lower back after a fall from height. Read More

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

Passers-by injured by falling tree

A woman was knocked unconscious by a falling tree and her grandson received minor head injuries while a charitable trust was undertaking tree felling. Read More



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