Is Building Information Modelling making its Mark?
BIM is booming in construction.
Contractors expect the percentage of their work that uses BIM to increase by 50% on average over the next 2 years alone.
Why is BIM so popular? Because it Gives…
BIM and Guidance for the Construction Industry
As Building Information Modelling (BIM) sweeps through construction and architecture in the UK and around the world, it’s making quite a splash.
The dynamic generated digital models of building and…
So your workers are safe. Great. But is everyone else too?
As a bit of an extreme example, an Essex developer was just sent to prison for 30 months after repeatedly putting the public, and his workers, at risk.
Local residents started calli…
The Big Bad Risk Assessment in your Workplace
To many people the words ‘risk assessment’ are likely to elicit a groan. It’s a task which many people see as either merely one of box-ticking for the powers-that-be, or one which is theoretically almo…
Back in February we told you about HSE plans to carry out a series of unannounced health and safety spot checks. During a month long campaign, HSE inspectors were to visit construction sites across the Midlands, to assess workers conditions and safet…
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, or to give it its (ever so slightly) more catchy name, ‘The Enterprise Act’, has recently been introduced. This Act has significantly changed employers’ liability for Health and Safety breaches (…
Manual Handling and Lifting explained
It’s not always the big dramatic injury risks, like plummeting through a roof, that need to be watched out for – though they get the most attention.
More everyday pain, discomfort, and inability to work i…