Category: Health, Safety & Environmental

Sustainability

Balfour Beatty launches refreshed Sustainability strategy, “Building New Futures”

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, is set to Go Beyond Net Zero Carbon,  Generate Zero Waste and Positively Impact More than 1 Million People …

Health, Safety & Environmental

Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan – Comments from Jeff House at Baxi Heating

The Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan represents a significant statement of intent, and while we welcome the commitments and ambitions, these will need to be …

Governing Bodies

WorldGBC spotlights female leader driving Asia Pacific’s sustainable building movement

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) ‘Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards’, showcases the businesses and innovators breaking ground for sustainable buildings. One of …

Sustainability

Kingspan embarks on transition to Electric Vehicle fleet

Recent delivery of three Electric Vehicles (EVs) takes global EV fleet to 69 Kingspan to install Electric Vehicle charging station at IKON innovation centre  Company …

Governing Bodies

WorldGBC and global leaders call for historic Built Environment Day at COP26

The World Green Building Council joins nine international organisations to sign a letter to COP26 President, Alok Sharma, requesting a Built Environment Day at the …

Occupational H&S

Most common workplace accidents 2019/2020

The emphasis on safety in the workplace has been moved onto social distancing and regular hand cleaning in light of the current pandemic. While clean …

Occupational H&S

Improving safety for nighttime road construction workers

Nighttime road works and motorway improvements have increased in recent years with many road construction companies now choosing to undertake improvements overnight. While operating overnight …

Occupational H&S

Tackling the burden of occupational disease

Health risks from Coronavirus and occupational disease are big issues for businesses. IOM’s clients are benefiting from 50-years’ experience of keeping workers healthy and businesses …

Occupational H&S

Asbestos Professionals issue urgent reminder that cancer-causing asbestos still can and should be managed during lockdown

Asbestos professional and trade bodies have issued a joint statement to anyone who has responsibility for locations and materials. The statement reminds all duty-holders that …

Sustainability

Chancellor pressed to extend green refurb grants

Refurb grants for people to make their homes more energy efficient should be available for an extra year rather than finish at the end of …