Health & Safety

Falling from height workplace injuries

Following the recent tragic news of Gogglebox star, George Gilbey's death is a stark reminder of the safety risks on a construction site.

How AI technology is making the construction sector safer

The most groundbreaking solutions currently changing workplace health and safety are those which harness the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

HSE builds construction support to protect workers’ mental health

The construction industry has stepped-up its efforts to combat work-related stress and promote good mental health.

Revolutionising Construction Safety: The Impact of Technology

Kingsley Clarke, Operations Lead at SCF, discusses some of the top technological safety interventions and tools.

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’.