Category: Occupational H&S

HS2 celebrates success in health & safety advances
Occupational H&S

HS2 celebrates success in health & safety advances

HS2 Ltd recently celebrated innovations to improve health and safety at works sites across Britain’s largest construction project. HS2’s health and safety campaign, Safe at …

Roof Worker Height Safety: Tips from the Experts
Working at Height

Roof Worker Height Safety: Tips from the Experts

Without the correct safety measures in place, working at height can be hugely dangerous. In fact, accidents from height are one of the leading causes …

WernerCo to reach new heights with Ladder Safety Campaign
Working at Height

WernerCo to reach new heights with Ladder Safety Campaign

WernerCo, the leading access equipment specialist, has unveiled a new safety campaign – Stepping up to Ladder Safety – to promote best practice when working …

Vehicle safety in construction still cause for concern
Occupational H&S

Vehicle safety in construction still cause for concern

Safety on construction sites has improved greatly over the past fifty years. However, the latest report by HSE (Health & Safety Executive) shows that construction …

How much construction businesses lose from injured workers and ways to reduce these costs
Occupational H&S

How much construction businesses lose from injured workers and ways to reduce these costs

There are so many different costs for construction business owners to juggle, from wages to resources. However, one major cost which isn’t at the forefront …

Injuries on construction sites are costing businesses £3.16 billion a year, new data reveals
Occupational H&S

Injuries on construction sites are costing businesses £3.16 billion a year, new data reveals

The total cost of construction injuries was up 34% in 2020, costing the injured employee more than the business or government combined Injuries and ill-health …

Riwal Becomes Latest IPAF Sustaining Member
Working at Height

Riwal Becomes Latest IPAF Sustaining Member

Riwal has become the latest Sustaining Member of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), making it the first rental and training company on a list …

THREE UK PORTS TAKE THE LEAD ON AIR QUALITY MONITORING
Occupational H&S

THREE UK PORTS TAKE THE LEAD ON AIR QUALITY MONITORING

South Coast Science supplies ambient air quality monitors to the Ports of Felixstowe, Harwich International and London Thamesport.  2 Praxis/Urban instruments have been supplied to …

IPAF Summit hears falls from the platform will be focus of 2022 safety campaign
Working at Height

IPAF Summit hears falls from the platform will be focus of 2022 safety campaign

A campaign emphasising the importance of working safely to avoid falls from the platform when using Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to enable temporary work …

HSE focuses on health and safety in the construction industry in Birmingham
Occupational H&S

HSE focuses on health and safety in the construction industry in Birmingham

With the number of new construction schemes started across Birmingham City Centre almost doubling in 2021[1], the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are sending inspectors …