With long hours, demanding workloads and projects that are often short-term and far from home, it’s no surprise that construction is a high-risk industry for workplace stress.
A company director has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for the online sale of products containing prohibited substances
A demolition contractor has received a £134,000 fine after two workers were seriously injured when they fell from an attachment on an excavator.
A leading Cornish construction company recently provided free health checks to its staff and subcontractors.
Thousands of homeless people will get the specialist support they need to recover from life on the streets through the creation of new rough sleeping centres.
A self-employed part-time roofer has been sentenced after both exposing a homeowner to carbon monoxide and putting co-workers at risk while working at height.
Two companies have been fined £180,000 after a structural engineer received serious crush injuries when a bundle of scaffold tubes rolled onto his legs while he was visiting a client’s construction site.
An engineering firm has been fined £16,000 after a worker suffered a serious head injury whilst assembling a steel frame.
A new app launched by the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and construction software firm ‘COINS’ and ‘Building Mental Health’ aims to address the ongoing mental health issues in the construction industry.
A concrete pumping company and its sole Director have been fined after an untrained employee was struck and killed by concrete.
London Underground and Balfour Beatty have been fined £433,000 for health and safety breaches after an employee suffered life-changing injuries.
With construction site accidents claiming 60,000 lives around the world every year, two new courses have been launched to help businesses in the construction sector better protect workers.
A bridge construction company has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a worker was seriously injured during a lifting operation.
Here we examine how asbestos exposure and mental health issues have impacted the construction industry.