Health & Safety

Celebrating health, safety and wellbeing champions

The best health, safety and wellbeing champions in the world have been shortlisted for the International Safety Awards 2019.

How firms can combat the tragic effects of mental health problems in the workplace

Mental health problems in the work place are a big issue, especially within the construction industry, and in particular for electricians.

Prosecution follows worker death

The HSE has prosecuted a civil engineering contractor following the death of an employee.

Manchester City united under construction standards

Manchester City Council has pledged to work with Unite, on its building projects.

Construction firms warned of responsibilities by HSE

The HSE has reminded construction companies of their responsibilities after a worker was seriously injured on site.

How to create a robust fall protection regime

The quality installation and regular servicing of fall protection equipment is just as important as specifying the right equipment in the first place, says Stuart Pierpoint, UK Sales Manager for HCL.

Boosting building safety: What role can broadband play?

Installing a full-fibre network will ensure the bandwidth required to support security, safety and other building IoT devices

A commitment to fix the system – the government’s response to the Grenfell Tower Report

Lawyers at Womble Bond Dickinson focus on the government's response to the Grenfell Tower Report.

Vivalda launches Breathe Easy campaign

The campaign is designed to encourage contractors to combat the scourge of dust inhalation.

Asbestos breach leads to prosecutions

Asbestos released during demolition works sees landlord and contractor fined.