New independent research carried out by YouGov, has found that the majority of employees do not wash and dry their hands properly at work, despite the action being important to help reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses, including COVID.
Breaches in dust control are the biggest health hazard on construction sites,
according to new statistics published by the Building Safety Group (BSG).
Each year, on 10 October, World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilise efforts in support of mental health. The theme this year, ‘mental health in an unequal world’, has been set by the World Federation for Mental Health.
Inconsistent monitoring of asbestos in Welsh schools could put pupils and staff at risk, unions have warned.
A Freedom of Information (FoI) request by BBC Wales […]
Businesses are being reminded that they have a legal duty to ensure that their premises have an adequate supply of fresh air in enclosed areas as part of a broad strategy to minimise the risk of the coronavirus from spreading via workplaces.
With National Eye Health Week taking place between 20 and 26 September, now is a good time to draw attention to eye safety in your company.
Nearly two thirds of construction businesses don’t believe the sector is ready to meet its net zero targets.
Malcolm Tullett, Founder of health and safety consultancy Risk and Safety Plus, looks at how the coronavirus pandemic has affected how we work and looks at what line managers and employers should be doing to help hybrid workers.
Construction activity slowed in August, as the tight availability of materials affected the volume of work, the latest IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index shows.
Housing minister Eddie Hughes is an enthusiastic member of the CIOB and believes the institute has a vital role at a time of rapid change for construction. Will Mann caught up with him.
Data from a recent study highlights that 2019-20 was the worst year for gas explosions in the workplace, injuring 35 people and killing eight.
Health and […]
Build UK has published new guidance for construction employers on developing and implementing a vaccination policy for staff.
The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 40% increase in PUWER equipment breaches occurring on construction sites during the first half of 2021. BSG’s […]