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IOSH CALLS FOR “TANGIBLE ACTION” ON IMPROVING BUILDING SAFETY

IOSH CALLS FOR “TANGIBLE ACTION” ON IMPROVING BUILDING SAFETY

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has welcomed new commitments from the UK government to accelerate building safety improvements - and calls for “visible and tangible...
CARLISLE COMPANY FINED AFTER CUSTOMER FATALLY CRUSHED

CARLISLE COMPANY FINED AFTER CUSTOMER FATALLY CRUSHED

A Carlisle auto-salvage company was fined after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed when a lift truck he had purchased was being loaded onto his own recovery vehicle.   Carlisle Crown...
STUDY FINDS MOST COMMON CAUSES OF STRESS IN UK WORKFORCE

STUDY FINDS MOST COMMON CAUSES OF WORKPLACE STRESS

One in every eight company employees in the UK has taken time off work for stress in the last year, according to a new study conducted by contractor payroll and accountancy experts, the Dolan...
COLLEGEST ANDREWS COLLEGE FINED AFTER TEACHER RUN OVER BY DELIVERY VAN

COLLEGE FINED AFTER TEACHER RUN OVER BY DELIVERY VAN

St Andrew’s Tutorial Services Ltd has been fined after a teacher sustained serious injuries when she was struck by a delivery van. Cambridge Crown Court heard that on 26 February 2016, the...
SHEFFIELD COMPANY FINED £700,000 AFTER WORKER KILLED

SHEFFIELD COMPANY FINED £700,000 AFTER WORKER KILLED

Chesterfield Special Cylinders Ltd has been fined £700,000 for safety breaches after a 64-year-old worker was fatally wounded by shrapnel ejected from testing equipment. Sheffield Crown...
NG BAILEY SECURES CONTRACT TO SUPPORT HOSPITAL EXPANSION

NG BAILEY SECURES CONTRACT TO SUPPORT HOSPITAL EXPANSION

NG Bailey has secured a £2.9m project to deliver mechanical, electrical and plumbing installations (MEP) for a new eye care centre at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank,...
ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

ROOFING COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER FALL

A roofing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious back injuries when he fell from a ladder whilst transporting a bucket full of broken tiles. Folkestone Magistrates’ Court...
GROUND CONTROL ACQUIRES JW CROWTHER & SON

GROUND CONTROL ACQUIRES JW CROWTHER & SON

External maintenance and commercial landscaping provider Ground Control has cemented its position as the country’s biggest private gritting company and winter maintenance provider with the...
Iain Mackey and Alastair Hogg non-executive directors Reactec

REACTEC APPOINTMENTS STRENGTHEN BOARD

Reactec, UK provider of smart monitoring devices and data analytics of Hand Arm Vibration (HAV*) risk, has appointed Iain Mackay and Alastair Hogg to the Board as a non-executive directors. Both...
WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION AIR QUALITY CAMPAIGNER JOINS BESA

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION AIR QUALITY CAMPAIGNER JOINS BESA

The UK’s first World Health Organisation (WHO) advocate for air quality and health has joined the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) group for Health and Wellbeing in Buildings...

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