Top Safety Stories
A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crane jib collapse on Saturday at a site in Newcastle.
A Laing O’Rourke worker who was killed while working at Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 earlier this month has been named as 38-year-old Philip Andrew Griffiths.
The Health and Safety Executive has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of asbestos risks in the construction industry.
A Laing O’Rourke worker has died after being hit by a lorry at a construction site at Heathrow Airport this morning.
The London Fire Brigade was called to reports of a fire at a University College London Hospital construction site in Bloomsbury, London, on Thursday lunchtime.
Features and Analysis
Basement projects remain a cause of concern in the housebuilding industry.
In the construction industry, health and safety legislation is an integral part of business life and, 40 years on, the challenges are still very real.
The blaze that destroyed the university’s new laboratory offered a stark reminder of the risks construction can face. But what impact will this incident have on the future of timber-framed builds?
Mark Carne has come in with high aspirations and plans to challenge the status quo.
Whether detecting clashes, safely moving cranes or highlighting accident blackspots, BIM can lay a huge rule in providing safer sites.
We have all witnessed the slow demise of personal responsibility and its replacement with the compensation culture.
Zurich head of construction shares his top tips for improving health and safety.
Mention CSCS to any construction-related group of people and there are few who don’t have strong opinions about it. Trust me, I know. I spend a lot of time talking and listening to our many stakeholders.
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Bam Nuttall has been fined £144,000 and ordered to pay costs of £42,700 by the Office of Rail Regulation after a worker lost his leg in a 2010 incident.
Network Rail should take work away from contractors who do not improve their health and safety performance, according to the Office of Rail Regulation.
A crane hire company has been charged with corporate manslaughter following the death of a crane driver in a crash.
A fire has destroyed a semi-completed £20m timber-framed laboratory at the University of Nottingham.
Exclusive: Indirectly employed staff will be banned from managing safety on Britain’s rail infrastructure as Network Rail’s chief executive described workforce safety at his organisation and its contractors as “unacceptable”.
Balfour Beatty Rail Projects has been fined £350,000 and ordered to pay costs of £50,000 following a prosecution by the Office of Rail Regulation.
A controversial scheme forcing companies that breach health and safety rules to contribute to the cost of regulation should be kept, according to a new report.
Respondents to the latest quarterly Construction News Barometer have called for greater collaboration to improve health and safety in the industry.