Free HSE webinar – MSDs and whole body-vibration from driving: manage the risk to your workforce

This free webinar on 25 September 2023, 10.30 – 11.30am will focus on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs and whole-body vibration from driving. It is aimed at fleet managers, health and safety managers and employers. It will feature experts from HSE who will highlight current guidance and explain the ergonomic principles that […]

1-hour free sustainability consultation for new subscribers of the CIP Environmental Manual

If you’re a subscriber to the CIP H&S Manual you will already be aware of the importance of keeping up to date with legislation, guidance and best practice. Environmental and sustainability issues may be starting to occupy more and more of your time, and we think the CIP Environmental Manual could be just what you […]

CIJC Employers Group Launch New Website

The employer’s group of the Construction Industry Joint Council has today launched a new website in partnership with Construction Industry Publications Limited. Access to the CIJC website, Construction Industry Joint Council working rule agreement and other information can be found at . The site will offer immediate access to the Construction Industry Joint Council […]

Builder receives custodial sentence for failing to report an incident where a worker was seriously injured

A builder has been imprisoned for 24 weeks after he failed to report a serious incident at a construction site he was in charge of. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 8 January 2019, worker Simon Lewis had been clearing a site on Clarence Avenue, New Malden with an excavator so a new house could […]

New campaign to raise awareness of poor mental health

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has launched its ‘Help Inside the Hard Hat’ campaign to raise awareness of mental wellbeing issues in the construction industry. In the UK, two construction workers take their own lives every working day and stress, anxiety and depression account for a fifth of all work-related illnesses. As part of the […]

After UK Transition podcast from HSE: Listen to all episodes now

HSE’s ‘Working with Chemicals’ podcast provides up-to-date guidance on how to keep your business moving now that the UK Brexit Transition period has ended. The series provides information on the changes to how chemicals will be regulated now the UK has left the EU, and features experts from HSE’s Chemicals Regulation Division, as well as […]

HSE launch Stress Talking Toolkit for the construction sector

Developed with the help of industry stakeholders, HSE has published a Work-related Stress Talking Toolkit for the construction sector. Starting the conversation is an important first step in preventing work-related stress, and the toolkit will help to do that. The toolkit is primarily aimed at small and medium sized businesses with a regular workforce (employed […]