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
Figures from the Health and Safety Executive have revealed the number of construction fatalities in 2016/17 fell but asbestos-related cancers rose
A firm has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries after a fall from a roof onto a concrete floor
Injuries caused by falling scaffold fittings could have been avoided through correct risk assessment and lift planning
The number of construction inspections carried out by health and safety inspectors has fallen 14 per cent in a year
Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a Cheshire building site, while a third man is hospitalised
Unique sprinkler installation course has record number of enrolments in 2017, says Ruth Oliver Skills & Qualifications Adviser to BAFSA
Koen ter Linde, vice president of Enterprise in Europe, CommScope, addresses safety with new EU building legislation looming and the need for compliance
More awareness needs to be raised about the hazards associated with asbestos exposure in soil on developed land says Neil Munro
Awarding Organisation Manager Ian Gurling tells PBC Today what the FIA's four new qualifications in fire detection entail and why they are necessary
A firm has been fined for failing to enact correct health and safety protocols after a worker was injured following a fall from height