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National Access and Scaffolding Confederation fund training for mental health first aiders

As a solution to tackle down the stigma around mental health in the scaffolding industry, £30,000 has been funded by the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC), to train mental health 250 first aiders. Read More

From Hyde Housing to Deepwater Horizon: Insights on tall building fire safety

Last year saw the construction of a record number of skyscrapers over 300 metres high around the world. Read More

A new Memorandum of Understanding between the Chief Coroner and the HSE

Sarah Valentine, goes through the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between HSE and the Chief Coroner of England and Wales. Read More

New Chief Executive for Considerate Constructors Scheme

Amanda Long has officially joined The Considerate Constructors Scheme, as Chief Executive on 16 September 2019. Read More

New HSE Chief Executive takes the reins

Sarah Albon began her role as Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in September 2019. Read More

Hundreds of BP employees to study new NEBOSH qualifications

BP, the British multinational oil and gas company, has chosen to partner with NEBOSH in the development of two new bespoke qualifications for its employees. Read More

Alcumus launches NEBOSH’s incident investigation course

Alcumus collaborates with NEBOSH and Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to launch its new Incident Investigation qualification. Read More

Toxic gases emitted by burning external cladding pose serious health risk, study shows

Building regulations overlook the health hazards posed by toxic gases emitted by burning external cladding, smoke toxicity tests have suggested. Read More

Carillion collapse to cost taxpayer £148 million

The collapse of failed construction giant Carillion will cost the taxpayer around £148 million, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). Read More

New research reveals overwhelmingly positive industry response to the impending 18th edition

With the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations due to come into force on 1 July, new research has revealed that businesses operating in the commercial and industrial sectors remain incredibly positive about the reform. Read More



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