Top Safety Stories
Update: Crossrail has confirmed the construction worker killed in its Fisher Street tunnel this morning was hit by a piece of falling concrete.
A construction worker has been killed in Crossrail’s Fisher Street tunnel, near Holborn.
The HSE is investigating the death of a worker at the site of the new headquarters of fashion retailer Matalan, being built by Morgan Sindall, on Merseyside last week.
Incoming High Speed 2 chief executive Simon Kirby will make worker safety his biggest priority on the mega infrastructure project until the construction industry “stops hurting people”.
Updated: Work to remove a crane in Croydon that snapped in high winds on Saturday will get underway overnight with road closures in place throughout tomorrow as the operation continues.
Features and Analysis
Heavy rainfall has contributed to sinkholes appearing in the UK at the fastest rate since 1987, with developers potentially facing huge costs from hidden threats below the surface.
Safety should always be the main priority for any business in the powered access industry.
Looking at 4D, the fourth dimension we refer to is time. When it comes to temporary works, time really has an impact on both cost and programme delivery.
2013 was the strongest year since 2008 for Interserve’s access business.
AFI group health, safety, environment and quality manager Nigel Stevens shares his top seven tips for safe working at height.
It will come as a relief to many that the predicted 100 days of snow originally forecast has been washed out by wet and windy weather.
The six cyclist deaths on London’s roads in just a fortnight last month are shocking and deeply saddening.
A trend is emerging in which guarantees on produces used in construction are being rendered invalid by the inclusion of onerous clauses which limit the exposure of the manufacturer, supplier or insurer to the detriment of the building owner and/or tenant.
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The rates of major injuries amongst specialist contractors has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, a new survey has found.
Health and safety checks will be carried out today across “all historic theatres”, after a ceiling collapsed and injured nearly 80 people last night at the Apollo Theatre, officials have confirmed.
There has been an incident involving a crane on a development in Ealing, west London.
Boris Johnson has launched a new construction standard, drawn up with the industry, to tackle the number of fatal cycling accidents involving HGVs.
Two construction workers have been killed following a crane collapse at the Corinthians Arena stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A man has died after an incident involving two work vehicles at a Leedale Construction Services depot in Ripley, Derbyshire.
UK contractors keen to work on Qatar 2022 World Cup stadia have been told to partner with local firms.
Around 400 workers were evacuated after a fire on a major Berkeley Group building site near Tower Bridge in London yesterday.