A construction company and project manager based in London have been fined for repeatedly failing to manage and regulate multiple risks
Following the Grenfell Tower disaster, there have been widespread calls to retrofit fire sprinkler systems in social housing. BAFSA supports this principle – but Chief Executive Keith MacGillivray cautions against a rush to install systems that do not meet British Standards
Charles Pickles, Chief Technical Officer of Lucion Services, discusses how asbestos in schools can be managed safely
Pallet Trucks UK has urged firms using forklifts to guarantee the safety of their workers, after two businesses were fined for the deaths of their employees
FIA WG Gases Alan Elder and Robert Thilthorpe talk to PBC Today about the FIA new guidance document, Pipework for Gaseous Fixed Fire-Fighting Systems
Phil Buckle, Chief Executive of Electrical Safety First, explains how the Grenfell Tower tragedy is a wake-up call for electrical safety checks and building regulations
Once a commonly used building material, the dangers of asbestos are not to be underestimated, says Neil Munro of Acorn Analytical Services
The Asbestos in Schools initiative and Lucion's new White Paper, sets out the case for using high powered Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).
The Asbestos the Truth conference will examine current techniques for air sampling and monitoring in the UK and ask if we are managing the risk
BSRIA’s Asset Performance Team Leader, Blanca Beato-Arribas, highlights the role that humidity plays in assuring the well-being of building occupants
Poor indoor air quality in UK homes has significant consequences for health and wellbeing. BRE looks at the issue and what can be done to address it The danger that air pollution poses to our health is considerable. Linked to some 40,000* deaths in the UK alone, it is associated...
UK Construction Week has launched free tailored CPD certified workshops to ensure everyone in the industry is informed and protected in light of the recent tragedy at Grenfell Tower UK Construction Week (UKCW), the leading event for the construction and building sector has taken a positive step forward, following the...
What lessons can be learnt about fire safety following the Grenfell Tower disaster? Association for Project Safety's CEO Lesley McLeod explores Nothing can diminish the sense of horror or shock of the pictures we have seen coming from the Grenfell Tower fire. There are no words to comfort families who...
A contractor and director has received a fine for failing to supervise and train a scaffolder correctly after he fell from height