Construction


Construction firm director sentenced after worker seriously injured

The director of a construction company has been sentenced after a sub-contractor suffered serious injuries when a stack of plasterboards fell on him at a construction site in Thames Ditton, Surrey. Read More

Five ways to make your supply chains safer and more resilient in 2021

Building supply chain resilience is a top priority for businesses in 2021. CHAS Managing Director, Ian McKinnon outlines some areas to review. Read More

IOSH President James Quinn on how coronavirus has affected health and safety in construction

Hear from newly appointed IOSH President James Quinn, Senior Health and Safety Manager at Multiplex and Vice-Chair of the IOSH Construction Group, and four recruitment experts give you some tips and advice. Read More

HSA releases Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics, 2018-2019

The Health and Safety Authority’s Annual Review of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality presents the most recently available data on occupational deaths, injuries and illnesses in Ireland. Read More

The importance of safe digging

Richard Broome, MD at LSBUD, discusses why it’s so important that people adopt good safe digging practices to avoid hitting underground pipes and cables. Read More

Matthew Durant wins SHP’s Rising Star in Construction Award

BAM Construction Training Ltd Managing Director, Matthew Durant, has been named as the winner of the SHP Award for Rising Star in Construction. Read More

Finalists announced for SHP’s Rising Stars in Construction and Manufacturing

The SHP Awards judging panel has selected four finalists for SHP’s Rising Star in Construction Award and two finalists for SHP’s Rising Star in Manufacturing Award. Read More

Sleep and fatigue in UK working populations

81% of UK workers do not feel as though they achieve enough sleep. In this article, Marcus de Guingand, from Third Pillar of Health, discusses some of the data from a recently released whitepaper looking at the extent, impact and causes of tiredness and fatigue in different worker groups. Read More

Building contractor fined for asbestos failings

A company has been fined for failing to complete the correct asbestos survey at a domestic construction project. Read More

Setting the Bar for competence in the building safety sector

Setting the Bar is the second and final report of the Competence Steering Group and is an update on the interim report, Raising the Bar, published in August 2019. The Joint Industry Board (JIB), explains more about the proposals relating to the competence of persons carrying out construction work going forward. Read More



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