Construction


The challenges that come with introducing site visits

In this article, Gina Siebler, Health and Safety Advisor at Shepherds Bush Housing Group, discusses introducing site visits at an organisation that has never had them before, and the challenges which she had to overcome during the process. Read More

Guidance updated for crane users and associated CPA TIN

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have released updated information regarding notification for the use of cranes. Read More

Shetland hotel fire underlines concerns over fire safety standards of modular buildings

Following a Freedom of Information request to the fire services after a fire at the Moorfield Hotel last year, the BBC has reported that experts believe further investigation into the risks of modular buildings is required. Read More

Contractors sentenced after employee breaks back in fall from height

A building contractor and a roofing contractor have been fined after an employee fell five metres from a first-floor extension, breaking several vertebrae in his lower back. Read More

How do periods of economic growth affect workplace injuries?

SHP speaks to Tanya Jenke, who has recently carried out a study to find whether economic growth, following a period of recession, has an impact on workplace injuries… Read More

Construction worker hospitalised after lift crush incident

A construction worker has been injured after he became trapped under a lift on a construction site in Edinburgh. Read More

How do periods of economic growth affect workplace injuries?

We are joined by Tanya Jenke, General Manager of Cority Australia, who has recently carried out a study, analysing over half a million occupational injuries in Western Australia between 2003-2019, to find whether economic growth following a period of recession has an impact on workplace injuries. Read More

Paris 2024: ‘Past and present Olympic construction fatalities indicate we still have a long way to go,’ says health and safety expert

According to research conducted by Rhino Safety, there have been 116 construction-related fatalities tied to the Olympics in the last 30 years. Read More

Construction company fined after worker suffered life changing injuries

Hovington Limited has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was struck by a falling piece of plant machinery while working on a construction site. Read More

Construction company fined £50k for repeated health and safety failings

A construction company has been fined following an HSE inspection which identified numerous health and safety failings. Read More



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