accident book

The Accident Book: a vital document for your business

The CIP Accident Book is a valuable document that organisations can use to record accident information. You can use it to record details of all work-related accidents. This includes injuries from accidents at work that employers must report under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR). In addition, you can also […]

mental health app

Free mental health app – Lighthouse Club construction industry charity

Do you need 24/7 access to support for your financial, mental and physical wellbeing? For UK construction workers, the Lighthouse Club has just the thing. Their Construction Industry Helpline mental health app is FREE to download and is the ultimate self-help tool. It can help you through many of these issues: ūü߆ Mental wellbeing – […]

diabetes safety

Managing the risks ‚Äď diabetes safety in the workplace ‚Äď free webinar

A free diabetes safety webinar will run this month to mark Diabetes Week, which takes place¬†13 ‚Äď 19 June. The Diabetes Safety Organisation,¬†in partnership with Being Well Together, part of the British Safety Council, is offering the webinar¬†to raise awareness for employers and employees. The online event is free and will run on 15 June […]

health and safety

Construction Health and Safety Manual Latest Updates

The June 2022 amendments to the CIP Construction Health and Safety Manual are published this month.¬† They include updates to the: Site logistics and planning section following removal of coronavirus restrictions Training section following the introduction of SMART cards Updated register of legislation Mobile plant and equipment section – guidance on loading shovels following an […]

construction workers

Dust kills: HSE respiratory health site inspection initiative

Every week, workers in the construction industry develop serious lung diseases as a result of dust exposure that can have a devastating impact on them and their families. During June, HSE will be carrying out a health inspection initiative focusing on the respiratory risks to construction workers from exposure to dust. Running from Monday 6 […]

manchester hotel

Manchester major hotel refit announced as an alternative to demolishing and rebuilding.

Hotel fit-out and refurbishment specialist Calma Group is set to work on a major hotel overhaul in Manchester city centre. Glasgow-based Calma Group is the principal contractor for the refurbishment of the former Renaissance Hotel. The Manchester hotel is at the heart of a new¬†¬£200m mixed-use development. Once the project is complete, the hotel will […]

reclaimed steel

New model specification for the purchase of reclaimed steel sections from BCSA

Rising steelwork prices and environmental benefits of recycling are driving a rise in reclaimed structural steel. The British Constructional Steelwork Association has released a new model specification for steel suppliers placing reclaimed steel on the market. It applies to the contract between the stockholder and the purchasing steelwork contractor. The specification aims to¬†support the reuse […]

Canary Wharf Eden Project

Canary Wharf Group and Eden Project partner to boost urban biodiversity

Property Developer Canary Wharf Group has partnered with the Eden Project to model how to boost biodiversity in urban environments. The partnership is using Canary Wharf’s East London estate as the first testbed. Under the partnership, Canary Wharf Group will install a range of new features at its namesake estate. The group describes this site […]