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THE HEAT IS ON

THE HEAT IS ON

What are the safety measures businesses need to take for working in extreme temperatures asks Kevin Rowe, Managing Director of SafetyBuyer.com. Adapting to changing temperature conditions is...
FEIN LAUNCHES PATENTED HIGH-SAFETY ANGLE GRINDER

FEIN LAUNCHES PATENTED HIGH-SAFETY ANGLE GRINDER

FEIN has unveiled its much-anticipated cordless 18v Protago high-safety angle grinder, which will be available to the market from July 2022. Developed in partnership with Bouygues, one of the...
ESSENTIAL SAFETY MARKS CONSTRUCTION WEEK WITH TIPS FOR NEW REGULATIONS

ESSENTIAL SAFETY TIPS FOR NEW BUILDING SAFETY REGULATIONS

Renowned health and safety experts Essential Safety have suggested tips on how construction companies can prepare for the upcoming implementation of the Building Safety Bill. The Building Safety...
HSE URGES DESIGNERS TO PREPARE NOW FOR REGULATORY CHANGES TO BUILDING SAFETY

HSE: PREPARE NOW FOR REGULATORY CHANGES TO BUILDING SAFETY

As part of work underway to establish a new Building Safety Regulator and reform the building safety system, HSE is urging those who design high-rise buildings to act now to prepare for the changes...
CHAS URGES CONSTRUCTION SECTOR TO EMBRACE BUILDING SAFETY SCHEME

CHAS URGES CONSTRUCTION SECTOR TO EMBRACE BUILDING SAFETY SCHEME

Supply-chain risk management expert CHAS has become a registered signatory of Building a Safer Future and is encouraging other members of the built environment sector to do the same.  The...
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE SUSTAINS MULTIPLE FRACTURES AFTER FALL FROM HEIGHT

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE SUSTAINS MULTIPLE FRACTURES AFTER FALL FROM HEIGHT

Trevor Cook Construction Ltd has been fined after a roof worker fell six metres through a fragile roof sheet whilst working on a barn at a farm in Amesbury, Wiltshire. Swindon Magistrates’...
THE HIDDEN COST OF IGNORING HEALTH AND SAFETY

THE HIDDEN COST OF IGNORING HEALTH AND SAFETY

More than a third of manual and semi-skilled construction workers in the UK believe their employer is putting profits before people, according to a major new study.    Across all...
MORE ACTION NEEDED BY SMES TO TACKLE MODERN SLAVERY, SAYS CHAS

MORE ACTION NEEDED BY SMES TO TACKLE MODERN SLAVERY

Awareness of the importance of addressing modern slavery is high among construction SMEs, but there is a need to move beyond policy to action according to research carried out by CHAS, in...
CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER SUFFERED LIFE CHANGING INJURIES

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER SERIOUSLY INJURED

Hovington Limited was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker was struck by a falling piece of plant machinery while working on a construction site in Rotherham. Sheffield...
RHCV INVESTS IN HEALTH AND SAFETY

RHCV INVESTS IN HEALTH AND SAFETY

As part of its continued investment RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has appointed its first in-house Group Health, Safety and Facilities Manager. The independent Renault Trucks distributor...

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