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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...
WINNING ‘HEARTS AND MINDS’ ESSENTIAL FOR RETURN TO WORK

WINNING ‘HEARTS AND MINDS’ ESSENTIAL FOR RETURN TO WORK

As the UK government unveils new guidelines for making workplaces ‘COVID-secure’, global health and safety expert Bureau Veritas is advising businesses that their safe return to work...
ENGINEERING SERVICES BODIES BESA and ECA ISSUE CORONAVIRUS SITE SAFETY GUIDES

ENGINEERING SERVICES BODIES ISSUE COVID-19 SITE SAFETY GUIDES

Leading engineering services sector bodies BESA and ECA have jointly developed two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides will be freely...
CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO ENHANCE SAFETY REGULATOR POWERS

CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO ENHANCE SAFETY REGULATOR POWERS

As the board charged with implementing the new Building Safety Regulator meets this week and the government begins to frame its legislation, a UK construction body has called for enhanced powers for...
 ARCO ADVISES ON WEATHERING THE STORM THIS WINTER

ARCO ADVISES ON WEATHERING THE STORM THIS WINTER

When workers are uncomfortably wet, cold or hot, it’s not only a wellbeing issue but also a safety risk. Arco, a UK-based health and safety expert, wants individuals and business owners to...

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