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New BSI standards published this week have set out competence requirements for building safety management, supporting industry reform in tandem with the DLUHC.
A City and Guilds survey of 500 UK electricians has found that 99% of electricians understood there to be major risks associated with electrical vehicle charging work and only 28% have received specific training.
Balfour Beatty becomes the first UK construction company to roll out the new FALCON ACLM® Automated Cone Laying Machines to reduce the risks associated with cone laying across its Highways operations.
Building for All, the Willmott Dixon white paper published in June, provides unique insight and learning for authorities developing a new generation of schools for pupils with special educational needs or disability (SEND).
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Society of Digital Engineering (SDE) are launching a new series of conferences, providing a practical understanding and clarity of the Building Safety Act and the Golden Thread requirements.
Workplace fatality figures have been published by the Health and Safety Executive(HSE), reporting that a hundred and twenty-three workers were killed in work-related accidents in Great Britain in the last year.
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities(DLUHC) has announced that all new public buildings should have separate male and female toilets.
Automated fire sprinkler systems are a well-established form of fire protection. However, they are not the only defence, and are by no means a perfect solution, Ian King, COO, Zeroignition explains.
Norsk Nukleær Dekommisjonering (NND) has selected a joint venture between Jacobs and Multiconsult Norge AS to plan the Norway nuclear decommissioning program, estimated to take six years and cost NOK 1 billion ($100m).
The latest update from the Building Safety Act offers leaseholder protections from cladding related costs and limits future liability for repairing other historical defects.
Market-leading manufacturer of secure tool storage and on-site logistical solutions, Armorgard have recently renewed their membership with the official police security initiative, Secured by Design (SBD).
A Blackburn based warehouse owner has been fined after an employee of a roofing contractor Nizamuddin Gorji suffered severe life changing injuries after falling approximately 30 feet through a glass skylight on a warehouse roof.
London Bridge City has been presented with the prestigious Secured Environments award on 13th June 2022 by Guy Ferguson, chief executive officer, Police CPI.
Hexagon and Fujitsu announce strategic partnership to help cities use data to solve societal challenges for a ‘Trusted Society’.
Global safety science leader, UL details the four best practices in pursuit of greater safety, governance and compliance in buildings.
Two former company directors have been sentenced and fined after it was found that there was a failure to prevent exposure to asbestos.
Cheshire-based construction company, Abbots Mead Limited, has been fined after a worker falls through skylight while carrying out repairs to a roof.
The political spotlight has remained firmly fixed on how the industry can improve building safety in the first half of 2022. While progress towards the Hackitt Review recommendations is slowly being made, there is a continued need to revisit and reform processes at procurement level and through the whole supply chain.
Two men have received sentences after a worker has sustained fatal injuries after falling over five metres through fragile roof panels.
With the introduction of the Building Safety Act 2022 what’s next for the property industry and leaseholders that continue to seek clarity for on-going costs associated with the cladding crisis?
BIM Today recently spoke to Dr Graham Kelly, director at BIM Academy, and Allan Binns, safety director at Ryder Architecture, about the new Building Safety Act and how this will change the built environment landscape.
As construction activity continues to increase, it is vital that safety practices keep pace. Matthew King, safety and health manager for Burns & McDonnell explains how to achieve a positive health and safety culture in construction.
Welcome to the PBC Today May 2022 edition where our expert contributors from across the architecture, engineering and construction sectors explore issues ranging from how we can realise levelling up and the cost of poor housing to the NHS to the role of social value in the built environment, improving compliance and safety, and the impact of the war in Ukraine on projects and planning.
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers has developed a new building safety training course focused on the Building Safety Bill, which will support building services professionals in preparing and complying with the most significant reform to building regulations in 50 years.
The Building Safety Bill is working its way through Parliament with Royal Assent expected sometime in 2022. So, what does this mean for the building control profession and what should every building control surveyor be doing now to prepare? These are the questions that LABC’s chief executive, Lorna Stimpson, has a simple answer for.
Secured by Design member company Lochrin Bain were appointed manufacturer of choice for the perimeter security requirements on Braithwaite Groups latest Mega Shed project for Farmfoods Ltd.