Construction

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    Get outdoor workers UV-protected this summer

    As a health and safety director or manager, there are a whole host of risks you will be familiar with when it comes to health and safety provision for outdoor workers.

    By Chris Brooks, SC Johnson Professional on 17 July 2019

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    MSD presenteeism in construction focuses minds in new study

    Loughborough University has been awarded £25,000 to further research into musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) presenteeism in the construction industry.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 22 February 2019

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    Building an inclusive workforce

    There are many misconceptions around disability. Often people picture the familiar image of a wheelchair user and assume that disability must be present from birth.

    By Diane Lightfoot CEO at Business Disability Forum on 19 February 2019

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    HSE seeking valentine’s notes to remind builders #WeCare

    HSE is calling on members of the public to perform acts of kindness that will remind builders to take care of their health on Valentine’s day.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 February 2019

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    London Underground and Balfour Beatty fined after worker crushed

    London Underground Limited has been fined £100,000 while Balfour Beatty Rail Limited has been ordered to pay £333,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries.

    By British Safety Council on 06 December 2018

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    Stay safe on site with dust extraction

    The dangers of regularly breathing in construction dust are well documented and can pose a grave risk to tradespeople.

    By Daryl Townsend on 04 December 2018

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    Over the limit

    The misuse of drugs and alcohol in the workplace is becoming an increasing area of concern.

    By Suzannah Robin, AlcoDigital on 30 November 2018

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    Topics announced for the Wellbeing in Construction Summit

    Wellbeing in Construction Summit is set to tackle the big issues in personal and mental health and physical wellbeing in the construction industry over a packed day of talks in London.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 06 November 2018

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    Four chimneys and a story

    Health, safety and wellbeing at Battersea Power Station Redevelopment, one of London’s biggest regeneration projects.

    By Lauren Applebey on 28 August 2018

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    Sister Act

    The 280m aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and her sister ship are the biggest ever built in the UK.

    By Anna Ryland on 22 August 2018