A director who lied about how a lorry driver sustained life-changing injuries has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of community service.
Buildings under 18m no longer require EWS1 forms after independent research finds “no systemic risk of fire in blocks”
Buildings under 18m no longer require EWS1 (External Wall System) forms, following new advice from fire safety experts commissioned by the Secretary of State earlier this year.
England’s Building Safety Bill has finally made its way to parliament; “the first formal legislative step in the government’s vow to ‘deliver the biggest changes to building safety for nearly 40 years’.”
Building Safety Bill published, outlining ‘biggest improvements to building safety in nearly 40 years’
The Building Safety Bill has been published, outlined by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick as the next “key step in an extensive overhaul to building safety legislation”.
A utilities company has been fined after a member of the public suffered fatal injuries after falling into an excavation on a footpath.
Nickell and Richmond Limited has been prosecuted following a case brought by HSENI, and fined £40,000.
Contractors should be thinking about acoustic health and what they can do to improve current standards, argues Ben Hancock.
A total of 12 companies including several major contractors and housebuilders have become the first Building a Safer Future (BSF) Charter “champions”.
The government has released details of new requirements in the planning system to bolster fire safety in high-rise residential buildings, in response to the Grenfell […]
A new set of competence criteria for everyone working on a building has been published by UK national standards body, BSI.
DURING HARD HAT AWARENESS WEEK, 14-20th June, Headway – the brain injury association, and leading safety manufacturer Centurion are working together to promote the importance […]
HSE Blitz Alert: Health and safety spot checks and inspections during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Please be aware that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is carrying out spot checks and inspections on all types of businesses in all areas […]
An impressive and very professional video posted today by one of our members, Greencore Construction, about Carbon Negative Houses. The vid was recorded on a […]