Tag: safety

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 …

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 …

Door & Hardware Federation supports Fire Door Safety Week 2021
Fire Safety & Prevention

Door & Hardware Federation supports Fire Door Safety Week 2021

More than four years following the tragic fire in the Grenfell Tower, we are still waiting for the full legislative response from the government.  While …

Fall protection training: 10 top tips for success
Occupational H&S

Fall protection training: 10 top tips for success

Phil Rashbrook, European Training Manager for Fall Protection at MSA Safety shares his 10 top tips to refer to when considering fall protection training. MSA …

HSE INSPECTIONS TO TARGET CONSTRUCTION FIRM DUST CONTROL PRACTICE
Occupational H&S

HSE INSPECTIONS TO TARGET CONSTRUCTION FIRM DUST CONTROL PRACTICE

Firms across Great Britain are to be targeted in a new series of inspections focusing on dust control by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), …

Considerate Constructors Scheme expands to offer registration to professional services
Awards, Accreditations & Events

Considerate Constructors Scheme expands to offer registration to professional services

Professional service organisations can now demonstrate their considerate credentials. The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the organisation established to improve the image of construction – has …

Safety Smart - Health & Safety training, but not as you know it!
Occupational H&S

Safety Smart – Health & Safety training, but not as you know it!

The words ‘health & safety training’ do not fill bosses or staff with excitement, and why should they? The thought of sitting in a quiet …

Fall protection cost-cutting: a step too far?
Occupational H&S

Fall protection cost-cutting: a step too far?

Any work at height carries risk. Preventing accidents from falls relies on all stakeholders using an informed, joined-up approach to practices and systems. Specifiers, contractors, …

Lincolnshire Welcomes Beach Management Scheme
Health, Safety & Environmental

Lincolnshire Welcomes Beach Management Scheme

Coastal flood risk in Lincolnshire is due to be managed by a £7 million Beach Management scheme, which will benefit around 20,000 homes and businesses. …

Building Safety Group reports 33% increase in Hand Arm Vibration breaches on construction sites
Health, Safety & Environmental

Building Safety Group reports 33% increase in Hand Arm Vibration breaches on construction sites

BSG (Building Safety Group), the UK’s largest construction safety group, has reported a 33% year on year rise in the number of ‘Hand Arm Vibration’ …