Tag: Health & safety

Basic Overview of OSHA Regulations for Construction Sites
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Basic Overview of OSHA Regulations for Construction Sites

Thousands of people yearly are injured or die on construction sites around the country. As a result, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created …

6 Key Health and Safety Considerations on Construction Sites 
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6 Key Health and Safety Considerations on Construction Sites 

Construction sites are inherently dangerous environments for employees, site visitors, and the general public. They involve risky operations, the use of heavy tools and equipment, …

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

New safety performance displays to be launched  across SIG Distribution
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New safety performance displays to be launched across SIG Distribution

Following the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, the United Kingdom has gone on to have one of the best …

MSA Takes Safety to New Heights
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MSA Takes Safety to New Heights

Company gears up to showcase innovative safety solutions at Safety and Health Expo   For industries that are inherently dangerous and require men and women …

Fall protection installation: what does a specialist installer look like
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Fall protection installation: what does a specialist installer look like

The installation of fall protection systems can, unfortunately, be perceived as an inconvenience or, worse yet, an opportunity for cost-cutting. Fall protection equipment is vital …

Prevent Fire from Spreading on Construction Sites
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Prevent Fire from Spreading on Construction Sites

Every year construction sites and buildings undergoing refurbishment work catch fire, which results in workers being injured, destroyed properties, and unexpected costs that some businesses might …

Common Health and Safety Risks and How to Prepare for Them
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Common Health and Safety Risks and How to Prepare for Them

Safety is one of the most important aspects to maintain in any construction project. There are regulations governing how health and safety must be handled, …

Historic Building Project Requires a Sensitive Approach to Help Clear Years of Disuse
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Historic Building Project Requires a Sensitive Approach to Help Clear Years of Disuse

Shanco have completed the first stage of an interesting project for Yorkshire Water.  The project presented numerous challenges in terms of logistics and health and …

Achilles joins SSIP to improve health and safety in construction
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Achilles joins SSIP to improve health and safety in construction

Achilles Information today announces that the Achilles BuildingConfidence community is now a member of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSiP) Achilles and SSiP share a dedication …