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SEVENTH LONDON CYCLIST DEATH DURING 2018

Posted on 17th August 2018
Building products vehicle involved in death of Queens doctor

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INCIDENT: CHILD STRUCK BY FALLING OBJECT

Posted on 10th July 2018
Wood falling from scaffold triggers arrest of two on construction site

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RIBA CRITICAL OF HACKITT REVIEW FINAL REPORT

Posted on 21st May 2018
High rise residential review dismissed as “major missed opportunity”

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BASEMENT ‘NUISANCE BUSTERS’ LAUNCHED IN LONDON

Posted on 12th September 2016
Levy will pay for protection from noise, dust and traffic impact

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR TO FOCUS ON FATAL RISKS

Posted on 17th August 2016
Laing O’Rourke rolls out radical ‘Safety Differently’ approach

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HGV CAMERA SYSTEMS SAFE LIVES AND COSTS

Posted on 17th February 2016
Supplier to major utilities company invests in safety for cyclists

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LONDON EXPLODING PAVEMENTS ON THE RISE

Posted on 24th August 2015
Eighty fires in last five years with forty incidents in 2014

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DEMOLITION EXCLUSION ZONES OPEN FOR COMMENT

Posted on 6th August 2014
NFDC seek feedback on Guidance Note now available online

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CDM EXEMPT FROM SELF-EMPLOYED EXEMPTION!

Posted on 8th July 2014
hselogo1Plans to exempt self-employed people from health and safety law

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WEBSITE TO IMPROVE VUNERABLE ROAD USER SAFETY

Posted on 17th June 2014
Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) goes on-line

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‘UNSAFE’ CONSTRUCTION LORRIES FACE LONDON BAN

Posted on 31st January 2014
Mayor links with Councils to impose “simple and comprehensive” ban

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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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NEW GUIDELINES FOR SAFER BASEMENT PROJECTS

Posted on 21st October 2013
Industry bodies publish ‘safe and efficient’ basement construction guide

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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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RECOGNITION SYSTEM MAY REDUCE CYCLIST DEATH TOLL

Posted on 6th August 2013
Major highways provider tests detection system on construction HGVs

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FORS ROUTE USED TO REDUCE CYCLIST HGV RISK

Posted on 30th July 2013
Major player commits suppliers to Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS)

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‘EXPLODING PAVEMENTS’ INCREASE THREEFOLD

Posted on 18th June 2013
HSE concerned that underground explosions could cause death

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EXEMPTING THE SELF-EMPLOYED FROM H&S LAWS

Posted on 20th May 2013
Low-risk self-employed architects to remain subject to HSW Act etc

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: STONE FIREPLACE DESIGN AND FIXING

Posted on 7th May 2013
Warning from regulators follows death of young children

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CROSSRAIL LEADS WAY IN CYCLE SAFETY STANDARDS

Posted on 7th March 2013
Requirements on project lorries look to cut cyclist deaths

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CONSTRUCTION UNDER SPOTLIGHT OVER CYCLIST DEATHS

Posted on 4th February 2013
Report calls for action by HSE and construction sector under CDM 2007

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HSE PUBLISH PROPOSALS FOR SELF-EMPLOYED EXEMPTION

Posted on 21st September 2012
Regulator prefers approach which avoids ‘pitfalls’ of exempting construction 

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HSE ISSUE WARNING ON LEGIONELLA RISK MANAGEMENT

Posted on 27th July 2012
Companies told to do more to protect workforce and members of the public

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POWERED GATE SAFE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION GUIDE

Posted on 11th April 2012
New guide to gate safety published with HSE backing after child fatalities

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TOWER CRANE AND HEAD PROTECTION REGS TO BE REVOKED

Posted on 4th April 2012
HSE to implement Government commissioned report on regulation revocations

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE ON WINDOW STAY RESTRICTORS

Posted on 26th March 2012
Potential failure of window side-stay restrictors in health and social care premises

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MAJOR PROJECT LEADS THE WAY ON CYCLIST SAFETY

Posted on 22nd February 2012
Crossrail procurement policy reduces serious risk to London cyclists

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UK CONTRACTORS LOOK TO IMPROVE CITY CYCLIST SAFETY

Posted on 17th February 2012
Majors collating examples of current cycle safety initiatives and technology

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CALLS FOR HSE ACTION AFTER CRANE OIL LEAK DEATHS

Posted on 3rd February 2012
Father demands HSE answers after FAI hears of “box ticking” maintenance 

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INQUIRY LAUNCHED INTO CONSTRUCTION HGV DEATHS

Posted on 23rd November 2011
Seven London cyclist deaths in 2011 involved construction related vehicles

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INCIDENT: WALL COLLAPSE ON MAJOR SCHOOLS PROJECT

Posted on 12th October 2011
Substantial section of wall fell on Sheffield pavement adjacent to bus stop

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MOBILE CRANE OIL LEAKS INVOLVED IN ROAD DEATHS

Posted on 24th March 2011
Inquiry hears crane not road safe and lists ticked without checks being made

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DOMESTIC CLIENT CIVIL LIABILITY CLARIFIED BY COURTS

Posted on 24th February 2011
Injured workman fails to secure Court of Appeal support in compensation claim

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BUNCEFIELD EXPLOSION LESSONS FOR CONSTRUCTION

Posted on 22nd February 2011
Report reveals fundamental management flaws behind Buncefield disaster

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TWO PEDESTRIANS DIE IN TIMBER FALL INCIDENT

Posted on 8th February 2011
Lorry strikes bridge triggering shedding of load with tragic consequences

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HSE SAFETY BULLETIN: POWERED PERIMETER GATES

Posted on 21st January 2011
Advice for landlords, owners and FM’s on safety in vicinity of gates

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HEAVY LOAD TRANSPORTATION SPEED LIMITS CHANGE

Posted on 25th November 2010
Increase in speed limit for abnormal loads to improve safety and reduce costs

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE: CRUSH RISK ON POWERED GATES

Posted on 2nd September 2010
Death of two children prompts HSE gate safety standard update notice 

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SECURING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SITES OVER SUMMER

Posted on 16th August 2010
Youths captured risking lives climbing scaffolding on church refurb project

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HSE HIGHLIGHTS SUMMERTIME CONSTRUCTION DANGERS

Posted on 6th August 2010
Construction Chief warns parents, children and contractors of site hazards

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE: WORKING NEAR LAMP COLUMNS

Posted on 15th July 2010
Child death following column fall prompts warning and call for action 

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MAJOR INCIDENT POTENTIAL ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Posted on 9th July 2010
Industry body to take forward research findings on disaster potential 

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POTTERS BAR RAIL CRASH INQUEST OPENS

Posted on 1st June 2010
Regulator investigation ‘open’ until the Coroner’s inquest concluded

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CHILD SAFETY DURING SCHOOL BREAK

Posted on 15th July 2009
Summer site safety warning to children, parents and contractors

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UNSAFE LOADS ON THE ROAD

Posted on 5th May 2009
More than three-quarters of vehicles stopped not loaded safely

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