The Effect of Asbestos Worldwide
The amount of deaths asbestos has caused is incredible. Its use across the world has been curtailed in recent years but it is still being used in many developing countries. Thousands of people are still dying from ex…
Even Bigger And Better Resolutions For 2015! Part 2
We started off with 6 of the worst elf and safety bungles from last year – well, there’s more to come!
Hopefully we can all learn something useful from them – and set ourselves some great …
Health and Safety in 2014 – The Year in Review
As is customary in December, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual round up of health and safety statistics for the year 2013-2014. And although health and safety provisions ar…
Caught On Camera! Roofing Safety Failure
Did you know that 24% of people killed falling from heights are roofers?
Well, just in case you still thought it was ever worth skimping on the health and safety front on a roof, here’s a story that’ll…
Change Ahoy! CDM Regulations are Being Revised and Here’s What You Need to Know
Yet more changes in regulations and legislations! And if those of you in construction are thinking we’ve already been here before – you’re not wrong.
How much do health and safety failures really cost you?
Last year, the HSE enforced 10,119 notices in England and Wales. The average penalty charged? £15,153.
And the total cost of injuries and ill health across the UK – an estimated £14.2 bill…
Keeping Safe in Construction – Who Does What?
Think health and safety is some other lucky bugger’s responsibility?
In construction, everyone gets to have a slice of the pie.
And we all have to pitch in to keep things safe