Construction


Workers injured after floor collapse

A construction company has been fined after two workers were injured when they fell through a ceiling at a site in Watford. Read More

Stricter work at height regulation may be the only way to stop avoidable deaths

Falls from height is a major killer of workers in key sectors including construction and agriculture, and the figures show no sign of improvement, as Ken Diable, Managing Director at Heightsafe, explains. Read More

Ensuring structural stability during demolition and refurbishment work

HSE offers a reminder to demolition and construction firms of the need to review their processes when it comes to demolition and refurbishment work. Read More

Construction company fined after worker fell through collapsed stairs

A construction company has been sentenced after an employee sustained serious injuries to his back after falling through stairs that had been partly installed. Read More

Construction workers warned of skin cancer risks

Construction workers’ desire for a sun tan in the summer could be putting them at increased risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research. Read More

Canary Wharf Group to host Women in Health and Safety event

Canary Wharf Group is hosting a free-to-attend, networking meeting for up to 50 health and safety professionals in April. Read More

Unexpected high-risk jobs and how to limit potential harm

Contrary to popular belief, there are occupations that are seemingly harmless but may potentially be hazardous in a variety of different ways. Read More

Construction firm fined £900k for wall collapse

The death of an employee who died from head injuries when a wall collapsed on a construction site has led to a £900,000 fine for his employer. Read More

Scaffolding in high winds: HSE offers reminder of obligation in light of Storm Gareth

High winds have led to the collapse of two large sections of scaffolding in London. Read More

Building safety regulations: CIH urges builders to start preparing for post-Hackitt regulations

The Chartered Institute of Housing has urged buildings to start preparing now for tougher post-Hackitt regulations, which it believes will become law by 2022. Read More



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