Archive for November 2009

TOWER CRANE REGISTER APPOVED BY HSE

Posted on 26th November 2009
HSE Board agree tower crane register recommendations

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FRAGILE ROOF SAFETY SOLUTIONS

Posted on 25th November 2009
What is needed to do to stop people falling through sheeted roofs?

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PLANT AND EQUIPMENT SAFETY ALERTS

Posted on 25th November 2009
OPERC safety alerts highlight key construction hazards

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FRAGILE ROOF DEATHS CONTINUE

Posted on 24th November 2009
Construction worker dies after falling through fragile roof

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HSE / INDUSTRY REVIEW CDM 2007

Posted on 20th November 2009
CONIAC Group to evaluate CDM 2007

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MOBILE CRANE PLANNING FOR SAFE GROUND

Posted on 19th November 2009
Industry bodies issue guidance on securing mobile crane stability

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EXCAVATOR QUICK HITCH SAFETY NOTICE

Posted on 18th November 2009
SFfC Plant Safety Group provide quick hitch safety guidance

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CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT

Posted on 17th November 2009
Free waste management fact sheets for building tradesmen

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LADDER ASSOCIATION LEADER STEPS UP

Posted on 17th November 2009
UK trade body for ladders and stepladders appoint new chair

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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTORS FALL SHORT

Posted on 17th November 2009
Industry body membership applicants failing to meet the standard

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HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS

Posted on 16th November 2009
New design and content for HSE human factors website

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SELF-EMPLOYMENT AND FATALITIES

Posted on 16th November 2009
Union claims self-employment increases construction risks

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CONRACT JOURNAL TO SHUT UP SHOP

Posted on 16th November 2009
CJ set to close after 130 years of construction industry news

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HSE LETTER STARTLES CDM COORDINATORS

Posted on 13th November 2009
Drill rig safety letter prompts CDM-Cs and designers to draw breath

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INNOVATION AT SCAFFOLD SAFETY EVENT

Posted on 13th November 2009
Greater Manchester hosts special scaffolding safety event

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REFURBISHMENT PROJECT ‘BLITZ’

Posted on 13th November 2009
HSE starts further initiative to raise standards in refurb sector

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MEWP OVERTURN FATALITY IN USA

Posted on 11th November 2009
Fatal incident in Kansas highlights caution required with MEWPS
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LEAD RISK UNDERESTIMATED BY HSE

Posted on 10th November 2009
Channel 4 alleges HSE ignoring expert advice on exposure to lead

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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS SEPT 2009

Posted on 9th November 2009
Monthly reports of construction sector fatal injuries September 2009

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SILICOSIS RISK TO STONEMASONS

Posted on 6th November 2009
Stoneworker events aims to clear the air on harmful dust

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REDUCING THE PRE-QUALIFICATION BURDEN

Posted on 5th November 2009
Forum for simplifying pre-qualification gets HSE thumbs up

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GROUNDWORKS SAFETY FOR SMALLER BUILDERS

Posted on 2nd November 2009
Practical event for builders, construction workers and contractors

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BUILDING WORKERS UNAWARE OF ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 2nd November 2009
New generation building workers unaware of risk from asbestos

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