Health & Safety news
Mace is the first major contractor to back NCE’s campaign for the construction industry to improve cycle safety, by promising action across all of its sites.
London’s top transport boss Sir Peter Hendy has urged the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) to use its weight to protect cyclists from fatal collisions with construction traffic.
Graduate civil engineer and independent sustainability advisor Kate Cairns launched the See Me Save Me campaign in 2009 after the death of her younger sister Eilidh.
NCE Health & Safety blog
Official figures showed that the number of deaths in the construction sector rose from 41 to 50 last year. To drive health and safety to the top of the agenda, NCE has joined forces with the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Standing Committee on Structural Safety to produce a quarterly special focused on highlighting best practice while also examining the latest issues and setting out where work still needs to be done.
The construction industry is a killer with a “climate of fear” running throughout the supply chain largely to blame. That is the stark conclusion to be drawn from the Office of Rail Regulation’s (ORR’s) latest annual assessment of Network Rail’s performance.