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BSI Publishes Competence Criteria for All Working on Buildings

A NEW COMPETENCE CRITERIA to encourage industry reform and minimize safety risks has been published by BSI, the UK national standards organisation.   Following two rounds...

Working at Height Breaches Increase by 84% on Construction Sites

AN 84% INCREASE in the number of working at height breaches on construction sites were reported during the first quarter of 2021 by The...

New NFRC App Digitalises Health and Safety Passport

A NEW APP focused on health and safety for members and their operatives has been launched by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC). The...

Prevent Workplace Cancer Risks to Avoid Suffering in Later Life

WHILE ATTENTION is focused on the health risks associated with Covid-19, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is reminding businesses not to...

Asbestos Construction Training at Lowest Level for Five Years

THE LACK OF asbestos training in the construction industry which has been undertaken since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, has been raised as...

Householder Campaign Launched to Help Boost Construction Recovery Endorsed by NFRC

A CAMPAIGN to provide guidance to homeowners for when tradespeople are doing work in their homes, endorsed by the NFRC, has been launched to...

PASMA Launches Resource Library for Health & Safety Professionals

HELPING WORKERS stay safe on scaffold towers will be easier than ever, thanks to PASMA’s new Safety Practitioner Zone From 1 May 2020, members of...

Biggest Risks While Working on Mobile Platforms Revealed

THE BIGGEST RISKS and most likely causes of accidents worldwide while working on mobile elevated work platforms have been revealed in a new report. The...

Cladding Contractors Warned Over Cancer-Causing Welding Rules

AN INSURER IS WARNING cladding and other contractors to review how welding is carried out, a year on after new Health and Safety regulations...

HSE Warns on Health Effects of Slate Cutting

SLATE CUTTING AND DRESSING should always be done in a well-ventilated, monitored area to protect workers according to the Health and Safety Executive. Exposure to...