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CICV Forum Urges Construction to Focus on H&S

AS SCOTLAND EASES restrictions, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum issues more guidance urging a focus on health and safety. CICV says construction is “not...

Global Safety Report Highlights Need for Near-Miss Data

THE LATEST IPAF Global Safety Report analyses the main causes of serious injuries and fatalities occurring when using powered access machines to conduct temporary...

Roof Fall “Wholly Avoidable” says HSE

A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY based in Chesterfield has been fined after a subcontractor's avoidable roof fall lead to life-changing injury. The subcontractor had been hired to...

Roofing Employers Face Manslaughter Charges Following Fatal Fall

TWO ROOFING EMPLOYERS will be tried for manslaughter next March after an employee died following a fall from the roof of a hotel in...

School Fined Following Ladder Fall

SOUTHEND HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS Academy Trust has been sentenced after a worker fell from a ladder. Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 19 February...

Employers Warned to Make Sure Outdoor Workers are Protected from the...

WITH TEMPERATURES now rising over the UK, employers are making sure their roofing operatives working outdoors are properly protected from the sun and the...

Two Companies Fined After Roofer Injured

TWO CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES have been fined after a roofer was seriously injured when a part of an air conditioning plant fell on him while...

Sole Trader Sentenced After Rooflight Fall

SOLE TRADER, Ian Pitman, has been fined after a sub-contractor fell five metres through a sky light onto a concrete floor. Bristol Magistrates’ Court heard...

Building Safety Round Up from CLC

THE CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (CLC) has issued a roundup of the Building Safety initiatives currently needing responses or actions. Residential Property Developer Tax – Consultation...

Health and Safety Executive Inspections Focus on Fabricated Metal Businesses

FABRICATED METAL BUSINESSES across Great Britain are being inspected by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to check that they are managing the respiratory...