Archive for September 2013

CONSTRUCTION DEATHS LOOK SET TO FALL FURTHER

Posted on 30th September 2013
In-year work-related deaths reported to HSE and local authorities

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CDM-C ROLE UNDER NEW CDM REGULATIONS 2015

Posted on 29th September 2013
Safety through design input by project CDM-C needs to be clarified 

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MAINTAINING PORTABLE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

Posted on 27th September 2013
HSE update on PAT frequencies and what legislation does/does not require 

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WORKING WELL TOGETHER DESIGNER AWARENESS DAY

Posted on 26th September 2013
HSE and WWT Event provides information about CDM 2007

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE OVERTURN

Posted on 20th September 2013
Big Mac comes with free extra large chip at McDonalds

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN CRITICAL AFTER TRUCK OVERTURN

Posted on 20th September 2013
Tipper truck overturn on homes sites in Rotherham

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CONFERENCE PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON BIM AND SAFETY

Posted on 20th September 2013
CIC supported event examines leveraging BIM for CDM and beyond

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HSE CLAMPDOWN: 50% OF FIRMS FACE INSPECTION FEES

Posted on 17th September 2013
Poor standards found as major inspection initiative targets refurb sector

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INCIDENT: RAIN THREAT TO TOWER CRANE BASES

Posted on 16th September 2013
Three cranes dismantled whilst foundations checked and strengthened

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES JULY 2013

Posted on 10th September 2013
Latest HSE fatality records reveal four deaths during July 2013

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FATALITY: RUNAWAY TARMAC LORRY

Posted on 9th September 2013
Member of the public dies during road surfacing operations

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INNOVATION TO REDUCE UNDERGROUND CABLE STRIKES

Posted on 9th September 2013
Video shows how to eliminate intrusive road pins during setting out

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‘DEATH RAY’ BUILDING DEBATE ON DESIGN ANALYSIS

Posted on 6th September 2013
Modelling suggests heating effect may last for “two to three weeks”

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HGV CYCLE SAFETY ENFORCEMENT HOTS UP IN CAPITAL

Posted on 4th September 2013
Government plans wide range of action on construction HGV safety

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HSE ‘CLAMPDOWN’ ON SITE SAFETY AND HEALTH RISKS

Posted on 2nd September 2013
Initiative underway to raise refurb project risk management standards

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