Health & Safety

Taking the complexity out of fall protection

Falls from height accounted for 26% of workplace accidents in 2015/6.

Alcohol and drugs – time for the industry to adopt official legislation?

While drugs and alcohol testing are legislated for in certain sectors, there is no legal obligation for the construction industry.

The changing face of plant hire

At the CPA Annual General Meeting in October, Brian Jones was elected as President of the Association.

Ensure your construction site is fire-safe

Construction sites are a dangerous environment to be in for a magnitude of reasons.

Many SME’s to miss Christmas

SME owners in the construction sector are more likely to miss festive celebrations due to work demands.

Latest guidance on Lifting Operations with excavators

SFPSG has released new refreshed plant safety guidance for Lifting Operations with Excavators.

Virtual Reality to transform HAE Training

HAE is investing in state-of-the-art virtual reality technology to improve the safety of staff operating equipment

Sellafield decommissioning fells tower

Decommissioning of Sellafield has progressed to the demolition of the chimney tower sitting on top of the First Generation Reprocessing Plant

Secured by Design combine with developers to protect tens of thousands of homes

Many developers around the country have been working with Secured by Design to incorporate proven crime prevention techniques into new and refurbished homes.

Clear vision on London safety proposals

The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager conference is a vital source of information.