Construction


Construction firms fined after worker killed in fall from height

Oliver Connell and Son Ltd and Rydon Construction Ltd have been fined after a worker fell to his death when a temporary platform collapsed. Read More

Mind Matters: Suffering with PTSD

Andy Rudd from Mace talks vividly about his experience of suffering with PTSD in ‘Mind Matters’, a new series of mental health videos from SHP and The Healthy Work Company. Read More

£600k fine after worker killed by dumper truck

Vincent Ramsay, 55, was killed on a building site when a dumper truck ran over him at the bottom of a dirt ramp. The father-of four had been crouching down to spray markings when he was hit. Read More

Using BIM to support healthy and safe construction

What is BIM? This article explains all and sets out how and why BIM can improve health and safety in construction. Read More

Mates in Mind calls for action to transform mental health

The charity said it was “encouraged” by a recent debate in the House of Commons on the subject, but warned more must be done to achieve a “fundamental change” in workplace mental wellbeing. Read More

Site Auditing – Changing culture through coaching

The Turner & Townsend SHEQ (telecoms) team, explains how the change from purely compliance auditing to coaching and compliance has generated beneficial effects. Read More

Construction worker killed in stairwell fall

Investigating, the HSE found that the work was not properly planned, adequately supervised or carried out in a safe manner when the incident occurred. Read More

Construction industry charity gives out £1.25m to help workers

New figures released by the charity show it received calls from a total of 1,662 families and construction workers in crisis last year. Read More

Council in court after worker’s head trapped

Investigating, the HSE found there was an overall failure to adequately monitor work activities at the site. Read More

Wireless fire alarm systems: Sounding the alarm

A look at why latest generation wireless fire alarm systems that incorporate medical response and other functionality are transforming safety on construction sites. Read More



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