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MSITE JOINS THE INFOBRIC FAMILY

MSITE JOINS THE INFOBRIC FAMILY

MSite, a UK-based workforce management platform for the construction sector, has joined the Infobric Group. The combined entity will be able to service the construction industry with a diverse...
WORKING AT HEIGHT BREACHES INCREASE BY 84% ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

ON-SITE WORKING AT HEIGHT BREACHES INCREASE BY 84%

The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported an 84% increase in the number of Working at Height breaches occurring on construction sites during the first quarter of 2021. BSG’s latest figures...
G-DECK BUILDS ON PRODUCTION CAPACITY AND QUALITY

G-DECK BUILDS ON PRODUCTION CAPACITY AND QUALITY

Construction safety decking systems manufacturer G-DECK has delivered a £1m investment plan to increase capacity, reduce lead times and underpin quality assurance as the company continues to...
CONTRACTOR SENTENCED AFTER WORKERS' LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES

CONTRACTOR SENTENCED AFTER WORKERS' LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES

A construction company has been sentenced after a self-employed ground worker sustained life changing injuries in an incident involving a disc cutter. Truro Crown Court heard how on 1 June 2017,...
CHAS URGES CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO TAKE ACTION ON MENTAL HEALTH

CHAS URGES CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, is urging construction companies to use Blue Monday 2021 as an opportunity to take positive action around mental health, including taking advantage of...
G-DECK LAUNCHES AFFORDABLE ROBUST LIFT SHAFT GATE

G-DECK LAUNCHES AFFORDABLE ROBUST LIFT SHAFT GATE

Construction safety decking specialist, G-DECK has added a robust Lift Shaft Gate to its range of site safety products, providing a flexible solution to prevent falls from height with a price tag of...
HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CRACKS DOWN ON DUST

HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CRACKS DOWN ON DUST

Health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative, starting on...
 COVID-19 BREACHES DOWN BY 41% ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

COVID-19 BREACHES DOWN BY 41% ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 41% decrease in the number of COVID-19 breaches occurring on construction sites over a three month period. BSG’s report is based on 4400...
WATCHTOWER SECURITY SOLUTIONS AWARDED SECURED BY DESIGN

WATCHTOWER SECURITY SOLUTIONS AWARDED SECURED BY DESIGN

High-tech CCTV security system company Watchtower Security Solutions (WSS) has been awarded Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative. This comes at the same time as...
IOSH URGES BUILDERS TO SECURE SITES

IOSH URGES BUILDERS TO SECURE SITES

Building site contractors are being urged to ensure they secure their sites when not being used to prevent people trespassing on them and putting their lives in danger. The warning has come from...

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