Energy Networks Association – Public Safety conference

The Public Safety conference aims to engage industry stakeholders in raising awareness and promoting best practice to wider audiences on a multitude of energy sector issues and keys risks from energy network infrastructure in the public domain. The programme encourages collaboration among key sectors, such as construction, utilities, road haulage, farming, trades and maintenance, landscaping, […]

safety first: new HSE health and safety statistics have been release

HSE releases annual health and safety statistics for 2022 to 2023

In November HSE released the latest annual health and safety statistics for Great Britain. To summarise, the annual report found that across all industries, 1.8 million working people are suffering from work-related ill health and 135 workers died in work-related accidents during this time period. In total, employers lost 35.2 million working days due to […]

7 Top Manual Handling Tips

The HSE’s latest Inspection Campaign started on the 4th September and lasts for 8 weeks. This latest set of HSE site inspections across Great Britain are focusing on moving and handling materials. If you get an inspection the Inspector will be checking employers and workers know the risks, plan their work and are using sensible […]

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 www.cijcemployers.co.uk . 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 […]