Archive for April 2010

BURDEN OF WORK RELATED CANCER ESTIMATED

Posted on 29th April 2010
Construction accounts for 56% of male ‘cancer registrations’

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HSE INSPECTORS TO TARGET BUILDING MAINTENANCE

Posted on 26th April 2010
Euro Campaign opportunity to test client building maintenance/repair

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ACCESS INDUSTRY FORUM (AIF)

Posted on 24th April 2010
AIF brochure promotes safe and proper use of access equipment

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GUEST ARTICLE: COMPLIANT SCAFFOLD DESIGN

Posted on 19th April 2010
Scaffold planning and selection issues under spotlight

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TOWER CRANE NOTIFICATION REGISTER WEBSITE

Posted on 16th April 2010
HSE explain how information on tower crane register will accessed by public

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HSE EXPLOSION EVIDENCE PUBLISHED

Posted on 16th April 2010
Oil Depot explosion prosecution evidence made public

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WORKING WELL TOGETHER (WWT) EVENT

Posted on 13th April 2010
North East construction industry organises awareness event

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HSE TO START RECRUITMENT OF NEW INSPECTORS

Posted on 12th April 2010
Construction industry likely to be priority for new HSE Inspectors

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CDM-C AND ACCESS BODIES FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCE

Posted on 12th April 2010
Organisations combine on work at height best practice and competency

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TOWER CRANE NOTIFICATION IN FORCE

Posted on 7th April 2010
New law requires notification of tower cranes on construction sites

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TV DOCUMENTARY FOOTAGE AIDS CONVICTION

Posted on 6th April 2010
Firm fined £1/4m after poor managements leads to scaffold fall death

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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS FEB 2010

Posted on 6th April 2010
Monthly reports of construction sector fatal injuries February 2010 

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HSE PUBLISH NEW BUSINESS PLAN 2010-2011

Posted on 6th April 2010
Construction sector a top priority in the new HSE business plan

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SAFER DESIGN ‘SO FAR AS IS REASONABLY PRACTICABLE’

Posted on 3rd April 2010
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) publish ‘sfarp’ guidance note

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REFURB AND ROOFING FIRMS FAIL SAFETY TEST

Posted on 2nd April 2010
Unsafe work at height and poor order prompt huge HSE enforcement

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HSE “DO YOUR BIT” WORKER INVOLVEMENT INITIATIVE

Posted on 1st April 2010
Health and safety minister sees employees play their part

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