Health & Safety

Asbestos breach leads to prosecutions

Asbestos released during demolition works sees landlord and contractor fined.

Robots repair road to the future

The investment into micro robots will not only help prevent disruptive roadworks, but also improve health & safety in hazardous areas.

New App to support construction worker’s mental health

This free mental health app will provide vital information, advice and guidance.

HSE prosecutes engineering firm

HSE prosecutes a Worcestershire engineering company.

Research grant to help improve construction worker’s health

Research will be conducted at Loughborough University.

Stress-related absences need direct help

Some total of 15.4 million working days were lost as a result of work-related stress, anxiety or depression.

Dumper Safety Guidance available for comment

The publication on the safe operation of forward tipping dumpers is available for comment.

New white paper highlights the need for more CSCS SmartCards to be checked electronically

A new white paper by CSCS IT Partner Donseed looks at the statistics behind how CSCS SmartCards are currently being verified on site.

Construction industry sees 392,000 sick days in 3 years

The industry suffers from the worst record of sick days due to accidents at work.

HSE warns construction firms after worker falls from height

A construction company has been fined after a worker fell through a ceiling.