Archive for October 2012

LATEST STATISTICS SHOW CONSTRUCTION REMAINS HIGH RISK

Posted on 31st October 2012
HSE publish provisional workplace injury and ill-health statistics for 2011/12

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HSE REVIEW CONCLUDES NO PROBLEM WITH WAH REGULATIONS

Posted on 30th October 2012
Misinterpretation is main cause of difficulty with Work at Height Regulations

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FATALITY: ONE MAN DEAD AND TWO INJURED ON LONDON SITE

Posted on 29th October 2012
Workman falling from platform appears to have struck and injured co-workers

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INCIDENT: WALL COLLAPSE IN LEISURE CENTRE

Posted on 26th October 2012
Schoolboy seriously injured after collapse of internal wall at council pool

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STRUCTURAL SAFETY BODY ISSUES LATEST NEWSLETTER

Posted on 22nd October 2012
SCOSS and CROSS newsletter highlights stud failure, falsework and other issues

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HSE EXPLAINS CHARGING REGIME ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Posted on 22nd October 2012
Fee for Intervention guidance to demolition sector shared in two HSE videos

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MAJORS TO DRIVE FORWARD SUPPLY CHAIN HEALTH & SAFETY

Posted on 18th October 2012
UKCG launches 10 year health and safety plan for members and their partners

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TRADE BODY HIGHLIGHTS LADDER LUNACY

Posted on 18th October 2012
Ladder Association uses Facebook photo campaign to improve ladder safety

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FATALITY: WALL FALL CLAIMS LIFE AND INJURES TWO OTHERS

Posted on 16th October 2012
Collapse of wall on home refurbishment project in Scotland

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FATALITY: MANAGER DIES ON PROJECT IN IRELAND

Posted on 16th October 2012
Death on major educational building construction project

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FREE TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE ON HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 16th October 2012
Assistance and support for all working in construction on health issues

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FIRMS FEAR HSE CHARGES WILL DAMAGE BUSINESS RELATIONS

Posted on 15th October 2012
Survey reveals worry over costs, consistency and collaboration

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MAJOR STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE IN US CLAIMS FOUR LIVES

Posted on 15th October 2012
Press report provides graphic images of car park under construction collapse

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SCOTLAND SITE INSPECTIONS REVEAL MIXED RISK PICTURE

Posted on 12th October 2012
Significant proportion of sites working at height in a dangerous manner

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TRADES UNION CONGRESS HIGHLIGHTS SCHOOL ASBESTOS RISK

Posted on 12th October 2012
TUC pamphlet warns of “very real” asbestos danger from schools in disrepair

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HAND ARM VIBRATION AND NOISE HEALTH SURVEILLANCE

Posted on 9th October 2012
Construction and other high risk sectors failing to monitor HAVS / Noise damage

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FATALITIES: ROADWORKER DIES ON KENT ROAD

Posted on 9th October 2012
Kent Police and HSE investigating after a road worker fatally injured

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SAFETY TRAINING FOR WEST OF SCOTLAND CONTRACTORS

Posted on 8th October 2012
Working Well Together provides free event in Dumfries and Galloway

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FATALITY ON 2018 WORLD CUP STADIUM PROJECT

Posted on 4th October 2012
Construction worker falls to his death on major Russian world cup venue

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SCOSS HIGHLIGHTS LESSONS FROM MAJOR STADIUM COLLAPSE

Posted on 4th October 2012
Dutch Safety Board findings provide useful reminder to UK construction

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES AUGUST 2012

Posted on 3rd October 2012
Latest HSE monthly fatality records reveal four deaths during August 2012 

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