Top Safety Stories
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.
A construction worker has been killed at Laing O’Rourke’s £600m Francis Crick Institute site in King’s Cross, London.
Features and Analysis
A consultation on new Construction (Design and Management) regulations did not happen in September as planned, but it is definitely still on the way. Assuming the hold-up is resolved shortly, what should we expect?
Platform trade body the International Powered Access Federation wants the industry to use the term “secondary guarding” instead of “anti-entrapment” devices to discourage complacency.
Low vibration ratings have a direct impact on productivity on site, as the lower the vibration rating of a tool, the longer it can be used for.
A sensible initiative that had been described to Construction News as a “responsibility deal” to improve the health everyone working in construction turned into a cheap, attention-grabbing headline that largely missed the point.
Deaths involving aerial work platforms up 65 per cent but IPAF suggests more reporting is chiefly responsible.
Saracens’ new rugby stadium in Barnet had to built in 38 weeks. Precast concrete and careful planning made sure the ground was ready for the start of the 2013 season.
The engineering director discusses Bobby Moore, inconsiderate drivers and how to reach out to young people to convince them to enter the industry.
Construction News looks at the relative strengths of two market leaders in measuring vibration exposure.
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A father of four who was left paralysed after the collapse of a 200 ft-high crane has been awarded £2.7m in compensation.
Two people have been airlifted to hospital after a lorry overturned on the M25 where a Balfour Beatty/Skanska joint venture is carrying out upgrade works.
Two cranes that collapsed in London during high winds in the storm last week were the same make and model.
A crane has collapsed on the Cabinet Office in London after gale-force winds hit central London.
A fire on a £125m arena site in Glasgow was likely to have been caused by welding or cutting equipment, according to a fire service report.
More than 1,100 construction sites failed basic safety standards in a Health and Safety Executive spot check campaign carried out last month.
CSCS has announced it will overhaul its health and safety green card with a new vocational qualification to make the system more robust.
Police have charged a man with firearms offences after reports that another man was threatened with gun on a building site in Workington, Cumbria.