HSE International

Construction firms fined £1.2m after tenant fell from balcony and fractured pelvis

The tenant was attempting to gain access to her flat when she fell 5.5m through a fragile cement sheet during refurb work onto the balcony walkway below …

‘Spotlight on…women in construction’ campaign launched

The Considerate Constructors Scheme launches its ‘Spotlight on…women in construction’ campaign to boost numbers of women attracted into the industry …

Triumph for Considerate Constructors Scheme National Award Winners 2017

On 2 and 3 November, the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s Most Considerate Companies and Suppliers were crowned at this year’s National Awards in London …

Berkeley Homes – Built for Success

HSE International interviews Karl Whiteman, Berkeley Homes, about health, safety, house building, and winning the RoSPA Sir George Earle Trophy 2017 …

Mates in Mind – An Introduction

HSE International hears from Clive Johnson (HCLG), Mike Robinson (British Safety Council), Jocelyn Shaw (Executive Director) and Steve Hails (Tideway) about the launch and ambition of Mates in Mind …

Health & Safety Executive launches second phase of construction inspections campaign

HSE carried out over 2000 inspections during the first phase of the initiative earlier this year, taking action to address issues in almost half of visits..

TUC publishes new fire safety guidance following Grenfell tragedy

New fire safety guidance from the TUC details fire safety law, assessment requirements, and the implementation of policies to prevent and protect workers…

Manslaughter charges for men in connection with death of carpenter David Clark

Michael Holland, 69, and Grant Oakes, 46, were found guilty and sentenced to nine months in prison respectively, after the death of David Clark in 2014 …

Mates in Mind takes the next step with construction industry roll out

Mates in Mind, an initiative created with the aim of improving the health and mental wellbeing of the UK construction industry’s workforce, has now been rolled out …

Government initiative grants £1m for virtual and augmented reality development (AWE) in construction

The Innovate UK funding, secured by a Soluis Group-led consortium, will aid the development an Augmented Worker System (AWE). Targeting cost, waste and productivity …