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The Health & Safety Executive has joined forces with the Construction Leadership Council to encourage the whole industry to start a conversation about employee stress
Auberne Homes Limited and W & E Lammie have been fined after an employee of W & E Lammie was crushed and severely injured during an excavation collapse.
An asbestos removal contractor has been fined £150,000 after a worker was fatally injured and another worker seriously injured in a gas explosion.
Construction company, SSF Construction has been fined £48,000 for breaching work at height regulations and other unsafe site operations during a routine inspection.
Construction company Greenway Partnership has been fined £21,319 after an apprentice electrician fell from height suffering facial and head injuries.
A plumbing supply company and its contractor have been fined £75,000 after a building collapsed when they carried out unsafe construction work in Burnley.
Bradley Demolition Ltd has been fined after the operator of a cherry picker became trapped between the vehicle platform rail and the roof of an industrial shed.
According to new research, the construction industry is facing high levels of burnout during Covid-19, as HSE offers a range of practical support and guidance to combat workplace stress.
Two construction companies have been fined £46,000 after a bricklayer was injured when a working platform failed.
Plant hire company, Ruislip Plant has been fined £99,000 after a worker was fatally injured whilst undertaking maintenance at a construction site in West Street, Maidenhead.
Construction company Walden Builders has been fined £42,000 after a worker suffered multiple burns when he was struck by a heated sheet of tin.
Saint-Gobain Construction Products UK Limited has been £500,000 fined after a number of its workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).
MJL Contractors Limited has been sentenced after a self-employed ground worker sustained injuries while using a petrol disc cutter.
R4 Industrial Roofing Cladding Systems has been fined £165,000 after an employee fell through an industrial roof light and sustained fatal injuries.
A contractor has been handed a 10 month suspended sentence after disturbing asbestos during demolition works and damaging underground cables.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed Peter Baker as chief inspector of buildings to lead the new Building Safety Regulator.
Quality, Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), and climate change takes centre stage at the 30th anniversary of NHBC’s building for tomorrow (bft) event.
National Grid Gas has been fined £4m for failing to ensure its gas risers records in some high-rise multiple occupancy buildings were up to date.
A roofer tragically died when he fell whilst working on a replacement roof at a property in Kirkdale, Liverpool.
A construction company and plastering firm have been fined £166,700 after a worker sustained serious injuries by falling from height.
A scaffolding company has been fined £15,000 after scaffolding collapsed across the entrance to the car park of Coventry Skydome.
A steel company has been fined £50,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by a 400kg metal balcony frame.
A roofing supplies firm and its director have been handed fines after two workers fell from a tower scaffold, sustaining serious injuries.
The director of a construction company has been handed a suspended sentenced after a subcontractor suffered severe injuries when a stack of plasterboards fell on him.
As we start 2021 with the UK in lockdown 3.0 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and with the number of recorded cases now even higher than the first peak on account of the new strain of the virus, it is more important than ever that construction staff are safe at work.
Housing association, Onward Homes, has been fined £80,000 after four employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).