Scaffolding Association urges Government not to scrap Working at Height Regs

Scaffolding Association urges Government not to scrap Working at Height Regs

The UK's largest scaffolding trade association has called on the Government not to scrap or relax the Working at Height Regulations. Following our news that...

HSE on Cold Weather Working

The HSE is reminding employers of their responsibilities to keep workers safe as cold weather continues to affect large parts of the country. Great Britain’s...

HSE statistics show workplace stress, depression and anxiety on the rise

Statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show improvement in some areas but also show concerning trends in workplace stress, depression and...

New podcast launched for the construction industry

A podcast for the construction industry has been launched this week by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Supporting the Work Right Construction: Your Health....

PPE and safety product buyers urged to CHECK-SELECT-PROTECT

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSiF) is urging buyers and end users of PPE and safety equipment to follow a simple process when specifying...
HSE inspectors are set to carry out 1000 inspections on construction sites in October and November after launching a campaign to combat serious aches, pains and strains.

HSE to carry out 1000 inspections to combat aches, pains and strains

HSE inspectors are set to carry out 1000 inspections on construction sites in October and November after launching a campaign to combat serious aches,...
Contractors sentenced after 18-year-old is crushed to death

Contractors sentenced after 18-year-old is crushed to death

Two contractors and two people have been sentenced after an 18-year-old worker was crushed to death in a manhole while working on a house-build...
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Business partners fined after worker falls from unsafe scaffold

Two construction business partners have been fined after a sub-contractor suffered multiple fractures when he fell from an unsafe scaffold. In December 2018, sub-contractors were...

MSA safety hits the road with UK and Europe Roadshow

MSA Safety a leading global manufacturer and supplier of safety solutions has announced the return of its UK and Europe Roadshow, designed to connect...
One hundred and twenty-three workers were killed in work-related accidents in Great Britain in the last year, according to figures published today by the HSE.

123 Workers Killed Last Year

One hundred and twenty-three workers were killed in work-related accidents in Great Britain in the last year, according to figures published today by the...
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