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Insulation specialist Actis backs HSE's Dust Kills campaign
Occupational H&S

Insulation specialist Actis backs HSE’s Dust Kills campaign

A month-long campaign run by the Health and Safety Executive to raise awareness of lung diseases caused by workplace dust is being backed by insulation …

8 Safety Precautions To Follow When Working With Power Tools
Occupational H&S

8 Safety Precautions To Follow When Working With Power Tools

Throughout the years, power tools have been essentials in home improvement projects and construction sites. The use of these tools is already common, and almost …

World Mental Health Day: Expert gives advice as HALF of UK tradespeople experience mental health problems
Occupational H&S

World Mental Health Day: Expert gives advice as HALF of UK tradespeople experience mental health problems

Bricklayers (73%) are the most likely tradespeople to experience work-related stress  Finances are the most common cause of stress  IronmongeryDirect is working with mental health charity, …

BUREAU VERITAS BACKS THE HSE IN ITS DRIVE TO IMPROVE RESPIRITORY HEALTH IN THE CONSTRUCTION
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BUREAU VERITAS BACKS THE HSE IN ITS DRIVE TO IMPROVE RESPIRITORY HEALTH IN THE CONSTRUCTION

Bureau Veritas hails month-long initiative as ‘crucial’ in turning the tide on improving overall health in the construction industry  Leading CDM and Occupational Hygiene authority urges industry to eliminate risks associated with …

Safety Helmets Might Fully Phase Out Hard Hats Within the Next Few Years
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Safety Helmets Might Fully Phase Out Hard Hats Within the Next Few Years

The rising popularity of safety helmets has led some to believe that they will soon replace hard hats as standard construction headwear. Market projections place …

Ergodyne Launches Skullerz Safety Helmet with Mips Technology
Occupational H&S

Ergodyne Launches Skullerz Safety Helmet with Mips Technology

Ergodyne has announced the highly anticipated launch of Skullerz® Safety Helmets with built-in Mips® technology designed to help protect workers from dangerously overlooked angled impacts. …

Contractor prosecuted after spot check reveals multiple breaches
Occupational H&S

Contractor prosecuted after spot check reveals multiple breaches

A construction contractor has been fined after multiple health and safety issues were identified during a proactive Covid spot check at a site in Manchester. …

The hidden cost of ignoring health and safety in the workplace revealed
Occupational H&S

The hidden cost of ignoring health and safety in the workplace revealed

35% of manual construction workers say bosses put profits before people  Over a third of manual and semi-skilled construction workers in the UK believe their …

STEPNELL INVESTS IN MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES FOR EMPLOYEES
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STEPNELL INVESTS IN MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES FOR EMPLOYEES

LIFE-CHANGING support for employees is being provided by complete construction partner Stepnell, through a number of new initiatives and tools to help increase the awareness …

How To Reduce The Risk Of Truck Accidents On Construction Sites
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How To Reduce The Risk Of Truck Accidents On Construction Sites

Construction sites are dangerous locations. Aside from the common construction hazards such as falls and machine injuries, trucks and construction site vehicles also pose a …