Archive for August 2010

DRIVING FOR WORK INNOVATION ON NORTH WEST MOTORWAY

Posted on 31st August 2010
State-of-the-art M6 motorway message signs have been switched on by the HA

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FALSEWORK DISASTER POTENTIAL WORTH REMEMBERING

Posted on 26th August 2010
UK structural safety committee updates reminder on falsework safety

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TIMBER FRAME CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY DEBATE RAGES

Posted on 25th August 2010
Government fire monitoring statistics 2009/10 on timber frame building fires

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INDUSTRY BODY GUIDE ON HANDLING METAL DECKING

Posted on 25th August 2010
BCSA guidance sets the standard for safer handling of metal decking

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SMARTER PHONES FOR TIDIER CONSTRUCTION SITES

Posted on 19th August 2010
Mobile phone application available to help manage site housekeeping

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ALARM BELLS SOUND ON CONSTRUCTION FIRE RISKS

Posted on 18th August 2010
HSE targets inadequate fire precautions and anticipates further action

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HSE UPDATE ON LONDON 2012 CONSTRUCTION SAFETY

Posted on 18th August 2010
Olympic projects ‘well managed’ despite late 2009 dip in performance

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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS JUNE 2010/11

Posted on 17th August 2010
Monthly overview of UK construction project fatal injuries June 2010

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SECURING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SITES OVER SUMMER

Posted on 16th August 2010
Youths captured risking lives climbing scaffolding on church refurb project

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IMPACT OF PARAMEDICS ON CONSTRUCTION DEATHS

Posted on 16th August 2010
Demolition collapse survivor attributes survival to air ambulance

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CONCRETE INDUSTRY SETS TOUGH TARGETS

Posted on 11th August 2010
CT2015 establishes stiff health and safety targets for the concrete industry

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WHAT HSE EXPECTS FROM HEALTH & SAFETY CONSULTANTS

Posted on 10th August 2010
Seminar to set out business, IOSH and HSE expectations of consultants

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CRANE OPERATOR COMPETENCE STANDARDS

Posted on 10th August 2010
US crane operator certification scheme prompts review of standards

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HSE LAUNCHES UNDERSTANDING WITH MAJOR ORGANISATION

Posted on 10th August 2010
New memorandum indicates future of HSE engagement with major companies

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SEX, DRUGS AND ALCOHOL RISKS IN CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 10th August 2010
Research reveals construction trades at elevated risk of death from drugs

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HSE HIGHLIGHTS SUMMERTIME CONSTRUCTION DANGERS

Posted on 6th August 2010
Construction Chief warns parents, children and contractors of site hazards

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES TRAGIC DEATH TOLL

Posted on 6th August 2010
Indian Government reveals 42 worker deaths on projects since 2009

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UNREGISTERED GAS FITTER PROSECUTED

Posted on 6th August 2010
Defective fire fitted despite previous warning of need for registration

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EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF CDM REGULATIONS 2007

Posted on 4th August 2010
HSE offer opportunity to contribute at CDM 2007 evaluation events

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SAFER DESIGN AWARENESS EVENT SEPTEMBER 2010

Posted on 4th August 2010
HSE and key partners to host awareness event for CDM 2007 designers

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COLLAPSE OF ROOF TRUSSES INJURES WORKMAN

Posted on 4th August 2010
Man rescued from height by fire crews after trusses tumble on new homes site

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EXPERIENCE A TRENCH COLLAPSE WITHOUT THE RISK

Posted on 3rd August 2010
Groundworker recalls how he survived excavation collapse

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ROADWORKER STRUCK BY CAR AND SERIOUSLY INJURED

Posted on 3rd August 2010
White lining workman hit by passing vehicle and driver arrested

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HOW HSE DECIDES WHICH INCIDENTS TO INVESTIGATE

Posted on 3rd August 2010
HSE Incident Selection Criteria (ISC) to be updated and published

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