BSG Updates

More UK training venues for BSG

5th February 2016

We are pleased to announce that we are running a number of Health and Safety courses in Salisbury, Exeter and Cardiff.
We will be running the […]

BSG’s event news

5th February 2016

January saw the successful delivery of BSG’s Occupational Health Seminar in Warwick and the first of many webinars on the same subject.
BSG’s first webinar on […]

BSG welcomes new safety advisers to its team

28th January 2016

The Building Safety Group ‘s continuous growth saw two new Safety Advisers join the team in the new year.
Simon Gillum (right) joins the North Wales team […]

BSG presenting on Rescue Plans at the Working Well Together seminar

20th January 2016

This Working Well Together (WWT) event is taking place on Wednesday 17th February at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon and brings […]

HSE’s five-year health and safety strategy plans

6th January 2016

Employers and employees are among those invited to have their say in the development of the HSE’s new five-year strategy, a move that has been […]

HSE Chair made a Dame in New Year’s Honours list

5th January 2016

Judith Hackitt, chair of the Health and Safety Executive, has been made a dame in the 2016 New Year honours list.
Judith, who already holds a CBE […]

No impact on construction industry following legislation change for self-employed

20th August 2015

The Löfstedt Review of the UK’s Health and Safety legislation, carried out in 2011 at the request of the government, recommended that the self-employed person […]

CDM 2015 – six month grace period revealed. BSG comment in Construction Manager

9th December 2014

The HSE has clarified the “transitional arrangements” for implementing CDM 2015 next year, telling participants at an opening meeting of the Construction Industry Advisory Committee […]

BSG reports 33% drop in Manual Handling accidents

27th November 2014

BSG the UK’s largest construction safety group, has reported a 33% decrease in manual handling injuries for its members.1 Lifting and handling injuries are recognised […]

BSG continues its steady growth

26th November 2014

The Building Safety Group is well positioned to expand further during 2015 as it continues to add new capabilities with the addition of 4 new […]

Highlights of results from latest HSE blitz

26th November 2014

HSE Inspectors visited 1748 ‘targeted’ refurbishment sites during a 4 week period that commenced on 22nd October. The results are published on the HSE website […]

HSE issues tower crane slew brake alert

6th November 2014

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert to advise crane owners and users to ensure that tower crane slew brake release […]

Injury and ill-health highlight workplace dangers

4th November 2014

Figures published recently show that while Britain continues to be one of the safest places to work in Europe, too many workers are still being […]

Construction set to grow 23% by 2018

30th October 2014

The Construction industry is predicted to grown 23% by the end of 2018 according to the latest Construction Products Association Autumn Forecasts.
Key highlights of the […]

Fire Risk Management of the construction of Timber Frame Structures

29th October 2014

Fire precautions during the construction of timber frame structures fall within the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) remit. For any project, regardless of the construction method, […]

No increase for BSG member subscription fees

28th October 2014

Our members will be pleased to learn that BSG’s subscription fees remain unchanged for the third consecutive six monthly period from December until June 2015. […]

BSG announce New Articles of Association

28th October 2014

Following our General Meeting in October, BSG is pleased to announce that we have prepared ‘New Articles of Association’ as a reflection of our sustained […]