Innovation in construction


The history of London Dock and how demolition has evolved over the years

St George PLC hosted a recent Women in Health & Safety breakfast meeting, which took place at St George London Dock. A range of health and safety professionals gathered to learn about the history of London Dock and the various aspects surrounding the health and safety demolition. Read More

Innovation in construction: Improving safety on the railways

SHP caught up with Ian Raxton, HM Principal Inspector of Railways at Office of Rail and Road, and Louise Ellary CMIOSH, Health and Safety Leader, Laing O’Rourke to find out how safety is manged on some of the UK’s major rail projects. Read More

Assessing hazard competency

Simon Walker, Health & Safety Director at Mount Anvil, explains how he has used hazard perception software Hazception to change the way the company assess competency through what the operative sees or doesn’t see. Read More

Innovation in construction – Making near miss reporting easier

SHP speaks to Steve Broom, Safety, Sustainability and Training Director at Dyer & Butler, about a Close Call Reporting System which has made the reporting of close calls involving unsafe acts and conditions simpler and has resulted in a reduction in the company’s AFR. Read More

BIM: Designing for safe and smart maintenance

Nick Bell and Mike Ford use a case study to offer ideas about how and why BIM is being used to support smart and safe maintenance. Read More

Simplifying construction phase plans

Dan Morphew, SHE Manager, and David Day, Head of SHE, at Nuvia UK outline a project they conducted recently in order to simplify production of CPPs, and to make them risk-based and more user-friendly. Read More

How can contracts help in construction?

Innovation is often talked about as a means of solving the issues within the construction industry. The tendency is to think about big and often expensive changes. Read More

National e-learning programme launched to target drugs and alcohol

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is set to tackle the issue of drugs and alcohol in the construction industry. Read More

Improving road safety for roadworkers

Aggregate Industries turns to innovation to improve health and road safety standards in the highways sector. Read More



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