Category: Construction Health & Safety

Maybe The Papers Were Wrong

There have been a number of newspaper articles in recent months suggesting that the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) are not as committed to health & safety on construction projects as they once were. Where have these stories comingĀ from? Perhaps it is related to the fact that fatality and injury figuresĀ in the construction industry have

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construction safety

CDM 2015 Change Leads To More Questions Than Answers

The Public Consultation period for the proposed Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 closed on Friday June 6, 2014. If, like me, you presented your feedback in writing to the Health & Safety Executive, you may have found yourself asking more questions about the changes outlined in Annex 1 than you intended. I found myself

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construction safety

First It Was Safety, Now It’s Health

In the Health & Safety Executive Construction Division Plan of Works for 2014, ill health management was identified as a main concern on building sites. Poor working conditions likely to lead to ill health on building sites will be targeted as work continues to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry. During a

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