Archive for October 2009

FMB REJECT PLANS FOR ‘SELF-REGULATION’

Posted on 29th October 2009
Federation of Master Builders doubt plans for earned autonomy

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A LEGAL EAGLE WRITES

Posted on 29th October 2009
Recent prosecutions suggest offences heard at ‘wrong’ venue?

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WORK-RELATED DEATHS CENTRE CLOSES

Posted on 28th October 2009
Centre for Corporate Accountability (CCA) closes down amid turmoil

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UK HEALTH AND SAFETY RECORD BEST EVER

Posted on 28th October 2009
HSE reports that Britain is a ‘healthier and safer place to work’

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TEMPORARY STRUCTURE LARGEST IN EUROPE

Posted on 28th October 2009
Scaffolders construct monster temporary roof over listed building

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NEW SAFETY CHIEF AT BAM

Posted on 22nd October 2009
BAM Construct UK Ltd appoint new director of health and safety

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HSE SET TO LAUNCH SAFETY BULLETINS

Posted on 21st October 2009
Safety Alert system about to be launched to aid prevention

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EARNED AUTONOMY PLANS UNVEILED

Posted on 21st October 2009
Conservatives publish ‘HSE Lite’ plans for health and safety

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WORKING WELL TOGETHER EVENT

Posted on 16th October 2009
North Wales construction firms offered free safety event

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HSE CHAIR ON WORKING WITH CONTRACTORS

Posted on 15th October 2009
Olympics project declared example of ‘genuine partnership’

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TOWER CRANE REGISTER

Posted on 13th October 2009
Chartered Institute of Building calls for alternative to Register

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTOR COMPETENCE

Posted on 13th October 2009
Industry body explains why NASC membership matters

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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS AUG 2009

Posted on 13th October 2009
Monthly reports of construction sector fatal injuries August 2009

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LONG REACH MEWP DEATH IN US

Posted on 13th October 2009
Workman dies as mobile elevating platform topples

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SAFER FLOOR SURFACES BY DESIGN

Posted on 11th October 2009
Guidance on law concerning design of workplace floor surfaces

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ASBESTOS DEATHS CIVIL LIABILITY

Posted on 9th October 2009
Mesothelioma caused by asbestos but employer not negligent

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USEFUL CRANE SAFETY WEBSITE

Posted on 8th October 2009
US website provides space to share crane safety information

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ONLINE CRANE OPERATOR TRAINING

Posted on 8th October 2009
Provider offers online training for crane and MEWP operators

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DUMPER TRUCK DEATHS AND INCIDENTS

Posted on 7th October 2009
Young worker run over by dumper truck and concrete yard man dies

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ASBESTOS CAMPAIGN TO RELAUNCH

Posted on 7th October 2009
The Hidden Killer Campaign re-launches 2 November 2009

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