Working at height is a commonplace activity in several industries, including the construction industry. But, recent statistics reveal just how dangerous it is. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that accidental falls from heights are a leading cause of workplace fatalities. In the last five years, an average of 142 deaths has resulted from falls.
As a refurbishment contractor, you bank on your skills to prove to your clients that you can meet their expectations. But apart from your capabilities, the hardware is just as crucial to ensuring the quality of your projects.
With an update to the EU Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation, it seems the union is all ears to one of the growing issues in the workplace, noise-induced hearing loss.
Construction dust is a general term to describe the different types of dust generated at construction sites. These types of dust are not only a nuisance on site, but can also damage one’s health, sometimes with long-term implications.
As we approach the festive season, please be sure to read the below information regarding our end of year opening hours.
The new off-payroll working rules come into force for medium and large companies but the changes which result will impact on people working through their own limited companies, so some small companies will feel the heat too. These new rules come into force on 1 April 2020.
Construction experts, The Construction Industry Advisory Council, have produced a new industry-standard guide to safe work at height as a template for all sides of the industry to help prevent falls.
The National Portrait Gallery will close for three years to allow a £35.5m refurbishment programme. Contractors are currently being sounded-out for the major restoration scheme.
Developers have gained planning for a landmark overstation office block at Liverpool Street in London.