Archive for April 2011

TRADE BODY PROMOTES SAFE USE OF LADDERS

Posted on 28th April 2011
Ladder Association launches ‘Advocate Scheme’ for regular users

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HSE CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS

Posted on 28th April 2011
Podcast provides insight into inspection in the construction sector

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INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

Posted on 28th April 2011
Time to remember all work related deaths and resolve to reduce risk

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INCIDENT: FATALITY ON LONDON GATEWAY PROJECT

Posted on 27th April 2011
Body of workman recovered from excavation on major port project

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FATAL ACCIDENT INQUIRY: CHILD ELECTROCUTED

Posted on 27th April 2011
Death could have been prevented if workman had ‘cleaned up properly’

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INCIDENT: PILING FATALITY ON NEW HOMES DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 21st April 2011
Construction worker died on house building project in South Yorkshire

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TRADE BODY URGES RESTRAINT ON LOW ACCESS EQUIPMENT

Posted on 20th April 2011
Contractors urged to avoid one off designs and solutions for low access 

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ACCESS INDUSTRY FORUM AT HEALTH AND SAFETY EXPO 2011

Posted on 13th April 2011
UK work at height bodies to make major contribution at H&S Expo event

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CONSTRUCTION UNION SLAMS HSE ‘NEW’ OBJECTIVES

Posted on 12th April 2011
UCATT claims HSE Chair needs to undertake a “reality check”

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CARBON MONOXIDE INCIDENT DEMOLITION SITE PROSECUTION

Posted on 8th April 2011
Three workman affected by CO fumes in asbestos decontamination unit

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES FEBRUARY 2011

Posted on 8th April 2011
Latest release of HSE records of fatal injury reports for construction projects 

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NASC LAUNCH INTERACTIVE GUIDE ON SCAFFOLD DESIGN

Posted on 4th April 2011
Package aims to help clients, suppliers and users to confirm compliance  

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EVALUATION OF CDM 2007 PILOT STUDY REPORT PUBLISHED

Posted on 4th April 2011
Survey report data shows respondents views on CDM 2007 were ‘positive’  

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INSURER PROVIDES TIMBER FRAME SAFETY GUIDANCE

Posted on 1st April 2011
Advice issued on timber frame fire safety during construction and occupancy

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