Health & Safety
“It’s not just RAAC…all traditional concrete is a big problem”, says leading construction sector carbon expert
2 Nov 23
A construction sector environmental expert has urged specifiers to avoid being lulled by a crisis involving a hazardous concrete into believing they should now shun only one form of this material.
The low-down on high risk
25 Sep 23
What exactly is an High Risk Building and how does the industry need to be prepared for managing the development stages of a project?
Mental health worries for construction professionals
11 Sep 23
87% agreed that ‘working on my main project has negatively affected my mental wellbeing’.
HSE fine asbestos breach
31 Aug 23
HSE has fined a construction company for exposing the public to asbestos.
Safety of construction workers at risk as unannounced HSE inspections decline
4 Aug 23
According to the Health and Safety Executive, construction-related fatalities have increased by 55% in the last reporting year.
Construction deaths revealed
2 Aug 23
HSE reveals construction is still the most dangerous profession in latest report.
Ensuring Safety and Justice in the Workplace
30 Jun 23
A Call for Employer Responsibility and Employee Protection
Stress sees 2.1M construction workers on sick
25 May 23
Eight out of ten construction workers in the UK have taken sick leave due to stress.
HSE Dust Kills campaign
23 May 23
The HSE is launching its summer safety campaign which will target construction sites across Great Britain, focussing on respiratory risks from exposure to dust.
‘Severe consequences’ for refusal to remediate cladding
9 May 23
Severe consequences for cladding manufacturers if they do not proceed with remediation packages.