Health & Safety

Construction Workers want Mental Health support in new Jobs

Almost nine in every ten construction workers think mental health support is important when choosing their next jobs.

SMuRFS to make nuclear decommissioning safer

Nuclear power stations could be decommissioned in the future with the help of SMuRFs, scientists have suggested.

Industry fails to tackle smoking

Engineering industry fails to tackle smoking: three times more likely to smoke, according to public health data.

“It’s not just RAAC…all traditional concrete is a big problem”, says leading construction sector carbon expert

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

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

87% agreed that ‘working on my main project has negatively affected my mental wellbeing’.

HSE fine asbestos breach

HSE has fined a construction company for exposing the public to asbestos.

Safety of construction workers at risk as unannounced HSE inspections decline

According to the Health and Safety Executive, construction-related fatalities have increased by 55% in the last reporting year.

Construction deaths revealed

HSE reveals construction is still the most dangerous profession in latest report.

Ensuring Safety and Justice in the Workplace

A Call for Employer Responsibility and Employee Protection