Construction


Promoting workplace safety: More than a checklist

The importance of the physical safety of employees in the workplace cannot be ignored by business owners. Unfortunately, many businesses fail to implement the correct measures that will help them achieve necessary safety levels, which drive greater efficiency and productivity. Read More

Third annual impact report emphasises impact Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity continues to have

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has published its third annual impact report. Read More

Multiple safety failings on site leads to fine

A construction company has been fined after failing to ensure the safety and welfare of workers on site during the renovation of a property. Read More

Top 5 most read in July 2019

The most read fines and prosecution articles in July 2019 include, £1m fine for Govia Thameslink Ltd following a death of passenger, and a fall from height fine after an untrained worker suffers fatal injuries. Read More

Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed

Clancy Docwra Limited and one of its employees have been sentenced for health and safety breaches after another worker was struck by an excavator and was killed. Read More

Two construction companies fined for fall from roof light

Two firms have been fined after an employee of a construction company fell through a roof light onto a concrete floor. Read More

Three injured as scaffolding collapses in Reading

'Urgent inquiry needed' says Unite, as Firefighters confirm nobody was trapped under scaffolding which collapsed at the site of an old shopping centre in Reading. Read More

Orbis Protect joins forces with TBS to provide single access point for lone workers

A new partnership between technology and management solutions company have produced a new solution for lone workers protection. Read More

Site welfare facilities were inadequate

A Stockport construction company has been prosecuted after failing to ensure suitable welfare facilities were provided for workers on site. Read More

Staircase manufacturer reminded of safe lifting after worker loses leg

Leyton Group Construction Ltd, a manufacture staircases, fined following an incident where a worker became trapped at a site on Fenchurch Avenue in London. Read More



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