Health & Safety

Late payments cause damage to mental health

Financial issues from late payments cause mental health problems.

Fatal roof fall results in HSE fines

The Health & Safety Executive has successfully prosecuted and fined two contractors following a fatal fall through a fragile roof.

Construction company fined after serious workplace injury

A Cheshire firm has been fined £20,000 after a workplace injury caused permanent damage to an employee.

Residents encouraged to provide building safety feedback

The government is asking residents for their input on issues of building safety as part of a response to the Grenfell tragedy.

Construction still not taking a system-led approach to fire protection

Two years after Grenfell, only 23% of UK architects say they have worked on a project with a systematic approach to fire protection.

NHS recommends anti-infection action during hospital construction

NHS Grampian has encouraged strong anti-infection measures to protect patients while the Baird Family Hospital and Anchor Centre are being constructed in Aberdeen. 

Recycling company fined after workplace fatality

Liverpool based recycling company Centriforce Products Ltd was fined after a workplace fatality due to falling plastic bales.

NHS Trust fined after construction workers are exposed to asbestos

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after refurbishment exposed workers to asbestos.

Hospital complete after non-combustible insulation added

The construction of the new Royal Papworth Hospital has been completed after the installation of non-combustible insulation. 

Dealing with hazardous waste

Hazardous waste can effect development plans through extra costs and time to dispose of properly.