Archive for June 2010

CONSTRUCTION DEATHS FALL FOR THIRD YEAR

Posted on 30th June 2010
Number and rate of construction fatalities at further all time lows

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UNION CALLS FOR TOUGHER DIRECTOR DUTIES

Posted on 30th June 2010
UCATT says HSE report shows “self-regulation simply does not work”

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IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION SAFETY IN SCOTLAND

Posted on 28th June 2010
Scottish House Builders Health and Safety Forum Awareness Day

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HEALTH SURVEILLANCE DEVELOPMENTS

Posted on 28th June 2010
Workshop proceedings on health surveillance published

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DIRECTOR LEADERSHIP RESEARCH PUBLISHED

Posted on 25th June 2010
Evaluation of leadership suggests pressure for legal duties will remain

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GOVERNMENT HEALTH SAFETY REVIEW POSTSCRIPT

Posted on 24th June 2010
Lord Young believes H&S “problem of perception not reality”

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HSE TOWER CRANE SAFETY ALERT 24 JUNE 2010

Posted on 24th June 2010
Manufacturing defect identified in certain tower crane mast spigots

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UK CONTACTORS GROUP MEMBERSHIP EXPANDS

Posted on 24th June 2010
Industry specialist organisations join forces with major contractors

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PROCUREMENT PRACTICE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Posted on 22nd June 2010
Local Authorities to come under spotlight as CDM 2007 construction clients

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LADDER PLATFORM SAFETY INNOVATION

Posted on 22nd June 2010
Innovative solution to working at height from a ladder

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CRANES OVERSAILING NEIGHBOURING LAND ISSUES

Posted on 18th June 2010
Rights to oversailing land with cranes is far from plain sailing

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DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVING AFTER HIGHWAY DEATH

Posted on 17th June 2010
Young driver charged with causing death of highways worker

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NEW SPECIALIST SAFETY NET RIGGER QUALIFICATION

Posted on 16th June 2010
FASET launch new course on rigging safety nets from open steelwork

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ANALYSING THE ROOT CAUSE OF INCIDENTS

Posted on 16th June 2010
NRI issue ‘Graphical Model’ to simplify and improve investigation tool

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ACCESS INDUSTRY PRESENTATIONS

Posted on 16th June 2010
AIF publish working at height seminar videos online

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HSE PLANS FOR CONSTRUCTION 2010-2011

Posted on 15th June 2010
Regulator reveals priority issues and audiences for the coming year

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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS APRIL 2010/11

Posted on 14th June 2010
Monthly reports of UK construction sector project fatal injuries April 2010

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GOVERNMENT TO REVIEW OF HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW

Posted on 14th June 2010
David Cameron announces review of how health and safety law operates

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HSE INSPECTION INITIATIVE

Posted on 11th June 2010
‘Crack down’ on dangerous construction sites

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NATIONAL MEN’S HEALTH WEEK HIGHLIGHTS CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 11th June 2010
Back pain, skin and breathing problems, noise and stress…

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EXCAVATORS USED FOR LIFTING OPERATIONS

Posted on 11th June 2010
Guidance on using excavators as cranes from two authoritative sources

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LONDON CONSTRUCTION DEATHS INITIATIVE

Posted on 10th June 2010
White van safety roadshow tour to help raise awareness

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INDUSTRY BODY REVIEWS ACCESS TOWER STANDARDS

Posted on 8th June 2010
PASMA undertakes fundamental review of tower assembly methods

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HSE AWARENESS EVENT FOR SCOTTISH BUILDERS

Posted on 7th June 2010
Aberdeen event to provide practical advice on reducing construction risks

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SILICA RISK DURING CONCRETE CUTTING

Posted on 7th June 2010
Guidance to Inspectors illustrates risk, precautions and enforcement policy

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GOVERNMENT TO CURB ‘EXCESSIVE REGULATION’

Posted on 2nd June 2010
Challenge group will consult US ‘Nudge Theory’ economist

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POTTERS BAR RAIL CRASH INQUEST OPENS

Posted on 1st June 2010
Regulator investigation ‘open’ until the Coroner’s inquest concluded

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