Building survey finds under 30s upbeat about construction

24/04/2019

Construction professionals under 30 are overwhelmingly optimistic about their careers and happy in their work, according to a Building survey, which appears to set construction apart from the rest of the UK’s young working population.

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Construction Key Health Risks

23/04/2019

construction has the largest burden of occupational cancer amongst the industrial sectors. It accounts for over 40% of occupational cancer deaths and cancer registrations.

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Personal Protective Equipment

18/04/2019

Notes taken from the HSE Government website on Head protection.

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Health priority plan: Occupational lung disease

17/04/2019

Occupational lung disease continues to contribute substantially to work-related ill health. It includes a wide range of conditions.

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HSE Safety Alert Change in Enforcement Expectations for Mild Steel Welding Fume

15/04/2019

There is new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer that exposure to mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans.

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TfL introduces Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

09/04/2019

To help improve air quality, an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) now operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year within the same area of central London as the Congestion Charge.

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On the rise: national minimum wage and national living wage increases

05/04/2019

The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates increased on 1 April 2019

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Plans submitted for 90m tall MSG Sphere in Stratford

28/03/2019

The MSG Sphere is proposed on the site of a former coach park near the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London.  The building would have a diameter of 120m and be 90m at its highest point.

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New Personal Protective Equipment Regulation

11/03/2019

On the 21st April 2019, Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will come into force and replace the old PPE Directive 89/686/EEC.

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Iconic London Zoo aviary revamp out to bid

08/03/2019

Plans to repurpose and transform the Grade II listed Snowdon Aviary at London Zoo have come out to tender.

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