Archive for November 2013

INCIDENT: WORKMAN IN WIND TURBINE FALL

Posted on 25th November 2013
Investigation launched after workman falls “inside” turbine structure

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CASE SENTENCED

Posted on 25th November 2013
Fine in banana boat ride death case has few lessons for construction

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DAILY MAIL REVEALS BASIC DESIGN FLAWS AT T5

Posted on 25th November 2013
Changing light bulbs in London Heathrow Terminal 5 set to “cost millions”

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ICE AND COSTAIN HEALTH AND SAFETY LECTURE 2013

Posted on 24th November 2013
HSE Chair questions architects’ contribution to inherent safety

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MANAGING RISKS WITH CATASTROPHIC POTENTIAL

Posted on 23rd November 2013
Construction industry failing to demonstrate serious approach to disaster risks 

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MAJOR INCIDENT: BUILDING COLLAPSE SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on 20th November 2013
Shopping mall under construction collapses trapping workers

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TEMPORARY WORKS COORDINATOR TRAINING

Posted on 19th November 2013
NHBC offer new CITB accredited training for TW management

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DOUBT CAST ON VIBRATION REDUCING RETROFITS

Posted on 19th November 2013
Chisel sleeves only shown to reduce vibration to the user and exposure

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REVISION OF CDM REGULATIONS INDUSTRY MEETING

Posted on 19th November 2013
HSE declare upcoming CDM deliberations ‘closed’ to the public

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JUST A BIT OF FUN

Posted on 11th November 2013
Real-life building ‘disasters’ that made it from architect to contractor

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES SEPTEMBER 2013

Posted on 11th November 2013
Latest HSE fatality records reveal two deaths during September 2013

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INCIDENT: LIFT ENGINEER INJURED

Posted on 11th November 2013
Investigation launched after engineer trapped during lift repairs

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FATALITY: LIFTING OPERATION ON MAJOR CITY SITE

Posted on 8th November 2013
Workman dies after concrete stairs fall during crane lift 

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DRIVING FOR WORK: WINTER PREPARATIONS REQUIRED

Posted on 7th November 2013
HA urges “ill prepared” drivers to shape up for winter journeys

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INCIDENT: ROADWORKERS SERIOUSLY INJURED ON M25

Posted on 4th November 2013
Major incident on M25 after lorry overturned in roadworks

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