Archive for February 2014

QATAR WORLD CUP ARCHITECT ON WORKFORCE DEATHS

Posted on 27th February 2014
Combating project fatalities is outwith designer duty and power

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ASBESTOS RESEARCHERS SEEK ASSISTANCE

Posted on 24th February 2014
Survey looks to identify key topics for mesothelioma research

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE FAILURE

Posted on 24th February 2014
Boom collapse during pile extraction highlights FPS Guidance

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: LUFFING JIB TOWER CRANES

Posted on 21st February 2014
Crane failures in high winds prompt HSE warning

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WORLD CUP COLLAPSED CRANE ‘CLEARED’ OF BLAME

Posted on 17th February 2014
Liebherr investigation clears crane of fault in fatal collapse

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FATALITY: WORKMAN DIES ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 17th February 2014
Steel beam involved in death on new HQ for retailer

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN CRITICAL AFTER FALL

Posted on 17th February 2014
“Fall into foundations” on major refurb project

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FREE SEMINARS ON NEW SCAFFOLDING STANDARD

Posted on 11th February 2014
Non-NASC members offered free regional TG20:13 presentations

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: GENIE Z135/70 MEWP

Posted on 4th February 2014
Stability compromised by incorrect measurement of boom sensors

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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES NOVEMBER 2013

Posted on 4th February 2014
Latest HSE fatality records reveal four deaths during November 2013

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MIDLAND PROJECTS COME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Posted on 4th February 2014
HSE announce clampdown on poor site H&S management

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FIRE SAFETY IN FOCUS

Posted on 4th February 2014
HSE issue reminder on early adoption of effective fire precautions

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INTERVIEW WITH HSE CONSTRUCTION CHIEF INSPECTOR

Posted on 3rd February 2014
hselogo1Health and Safety at Work publish insights into HSE plans

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FATALITY: CHERRY PICKER OVERTURN

Posted on 3rd February 2014
Worker tells of cherry picker “horror” during lorry loading

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