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How To Reduce The Risk Of Truck Accidents On Construction Sites
Occupational H&S

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 …

Health and safety at work – are construction workers  drinking too much?
Occupational H&S

Health and safety at work – are construction workers drinking too much?

Suzannah Robin, an alcohol and drug safety expert at AlcoDigital, discusses the problem of alcohol misuse within the construction industry, and explains how online training …

Steps To Take If You’re Hurt At Work
Occupational H&S

Steps To Take If You’re Hurt At Work

If you’re hurt at work, it can be scary and you might not know what to do next. However, the steps you take immediately following …

Astutis launches enhanced IOSH Managing Safely online course for rail professionals
Occupational H&S

Astutis launches enhanced IOSH Managing Safely online course for rail professionals

The risk of injury – or even death – within the rail industry can unfortunately be stark. According to the Office of Rail and Road’s …

Fears that lack of mental-health support for construction workers could lead to suicide
Occupational H&S

Fears that lack of mental-health support for construction workers could lead to suicide

Glasgow Caledonian University research finds rise in suicide rate for construction workers and labourers The data also shows no change in historical ratios, with people …

Two thirds of UK construction workers suffered with their mental health during the pandemic, study reveals
Occupational H&S

Two thirds of UK construction workers suffered with their mental health during the pandemic, study reveals

Over half (53%) of UK construction workers say their workplace does not offer mental health training  According to the latest study into UK adults’ mental …

6 Ways To Reduce Slip And Fall Accidents At Work
Occupational H&S

6 Ways To Reduce Slip And Fall Accidents At Work

Slips and falls are among the leading causes of injuries at workplaces, comprising the largest part of compensation claims. The nature of injuries people suffer …

Insight Workplace Health achieves coveted SEQOHS accreditation
Occupational H&S

Insight Workplace Health achieves coveted SEQOHS accreditation

Insight Workplace Health achieves coveted SEQOHS accreditation Insight Workplace Health, a provider of occupational health services to the construction sector across the UK, is celebrating …

What To Do If Get Injured At The Job Site
Occupational H&S

What To Do If Get Injured At The Job Site

Jobsite accidents are unplanned events that result in personal injury. Most accidents happen because of negligence. It can also be because of improper use of …

HALF of UK tradespeople experience mental health problems due to work
Occupational H&S

HALF of UK tradespeople experience mental health problems due to work

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 …