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Health & Safety

Show success secures future project safety


Hire Association Europe (HAE) has showcased the latest in virtual reality training software.

CCS National Site Awards


816 sites have been nominated for a Considerate Constructors Award.

Contracting company, Cappagh, invests in the latest cable avoidance tool technology to continue reducing utility strikes


Cappagh is a family owned contracting company, based in South-West London, and has over 500 knowledgeable and experienced staff.

Site camera scoops safety accolade


Highways England has saluted health, safety and wellbeing at its first awards ceremony.

Crossrail testing and simulation


Using ‘simulation’ to improve the test & training phases for Crossrail’s new tunnel ventilation control system.

Right to work: where should the responsibility lie?


Clarifying a worker’s right to work in the UK is a thorny issue, we look at whether the industry is taking its responsibilities seriously.

Improving physical on-site safety by creating psychological safety


Sharing what people think enables sites to be safe psychologically and, ultimately, physically.

Building Safety Group reports 13% increase in LOLER non-compliances


The Building Safety Group has reported a 13% increase in the number of LOLER Regulation non-compliances.

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.