BSG Updates

BSG Awards 2020

15th October 2020

Congratulations to our members for winning a BSG Regional award for best practice in health & safety. A well earned success during very challenging times! […]

Membership Subscriptions

8th October 2020

Following various investments to improve member services, which included launching the BSG Hub, subscriptions have been increased to £98 per person. The decision was made […]

COVID-19: New documentation

11th September 2020

Following Wednesday’s announcement by the government, the following documents have been updated on the BSG Hub;

BSG Covid 19 Test and Trace Guidance for operations in […]

BSG COVID-19 Update: Government Briefing 9th September 2020

10th September 2020

Following yesterday’s announcement by the government, BSG would like to draw attention to one of the points made which could have a direct impact on […]

COVID 19 breaches on construction sites down by 41%

2nd September 2020

The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 41% decrease in the number of COVID 19 breaches occurring on construction sites over a three month […]

New guidance on use of face masks published by CLC

25th August 2020

Construction employers asked the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) for guidance on the use of face coverings in response to coronavirus to help provide a consistent […]

New Managing Director appointed at the Building Safety Group (BSG)

19th June 2020

BSG is delighted to announce that Stephen Bell has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Building Safety Group (BSG). He will succeed […]

BSG Subscription Rebate

19th May 2020

As BSG has been unable to carry out sites visits in all locations, a subscription rebate will be levied to reflect the reduction in service. […]

Note to members: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

16th March 2020

Due to the current circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus we have undertaken a risk assessment for our safety advisers to follow. For your information a sample […]

Coronavirus (Covid 19)

11th March 2020

The Government’s Department of Health has designated the current risk level from the coronavirus as ‘moderate’, and has described the disease itself as a “serious and […]

HSE Inspections

HSE issues warning over threatening behaviour

24th February 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned threatening behaviour will not be tolerated after an incident during an inspection of a Teesside waste and […]

HAVs

HAVS: The hidden threats

17th February 2020

There are two million workers at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the UK, and currently 300 thousand people suffering advanced stages.
Hand […]

BSG Health & Safety Awards 2020

BSG announces date for BSG Health & Safety Awards ceremony 2020

14th February 2020

BSG Health & Safety Awards 2020
Following on from last year’s successful BSG Health & Safety Awards ceremony, we are delighted to announce that this year’s […]

Time to Talk Day 2020

Time to Talk Day 2020

6th February 2020

Today (Thursday 6 February) is Time to Talk Day 2020. This Time to Talk Day we want everyone to have a conversation about mental health.
Mental […]

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day – Working together to beat occupational cancer

4th February 2020

The Building Safety Group is backing the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) global campaign to tackle occupational cancer – ‘No Time to Lose’, […]

INDG143 Manual handling at work

INDG143 Manual handling at work: A brief guide (revision)

3rd February 2020

INDG143 Manual handling at work, the revised leaflet is aimed at employers. It explains the problems associated with manual handling and includes guidance on how […]

EH40/2005 update

EH40/2005 updated to include new and revised Workplace Exposure Limits

22nd January 2020

EH40/2005 has been updated to include new and revised Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) for carcinogenic substances.
On 17 January 2020 the HSE published a revised version […]