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Two men died and six people were injured following the collapse of a balcony in Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge, west London, on Friday.
Elev8 Interiors and Kier Services have been recognised as the most considerate contractors in the UK.
The Health and Safety Executive has found “dangerous practices” at almost one in two refurbishment sites visited as part of its latest month-long inspection drive.
The rate of injury in the construction industry fell slightly in 2013/14 compared with 2012/13, the Health and Safety Executive has revealed.
A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crane jib collapse on Saturday at a site in Newcastle.
Features and Analysis
In most cases, the consequences of fires on construction sites could be mitigated with an appropriate fire alarm system.
On 22 September the Health and Safety Executive announced a national month-long initiative to clamp down on poor standards and unsafe work on building sites.
For those of you like me who have been around the construction industry for a while, you are probably experiencing a sense of déjà vu as once again we await the publication of draft Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
Roads output is growing strongly once again having crashed during the downturn and recruitment and salaries are increasing to keep pace with demand
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.
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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.
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.
A Laing O’Rourke worker has died after being hit by a lorry at a construction site at Heathrow Airport this morning.
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.