Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) is a condition that is caused by excessive or prolonged use of vibrating tools.
With all that we now know about asbestos related illnesses, it’s amazing to think that some asbestos containing materials were still being lawfully used in the construction industry as recently as the late 1990s.
The uncertainty of the last 12-months has unquestionably led to a more stressful and anxious time for people, families and businesses.
Since the Grenfell Tower fire there has been much tighter focus on all aspects relating to fire safety in residential buildings.
One of our neighbours in our business village received a visit recently from someone claiming to work on behalf of the Healthy and Safety Executive (HSE) and wanting to conduct a COVID compliance check on the company.
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has again updated its Construction Site Operating Procedures to reflect recent changes in government guidance for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the introduction of a third UK lockdown on Wednesday 6 January, we’d like to inform our clients and contacts of the steps we’re taking to ensure we continue to provide you with the highest levels of service.
The HSE has recently released summary statistics on health and safety at work in the UK for 2019-2020.
The Health and Safety Executive has recently published a guide for its inspectors to use to assess compliance with the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 (CVWR) during inspections.
The Government has just closed its consultation on proposals to amend the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 to strengthen the regulation of fire safety particularly in high-rise buildings.