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Balfour Beatty road worker dies after M3 incident


A Balfour Beatty road worker has died following an incident on the M3.


HS2 appoints Network Rail safety chief


The new safety chief of the £43bn High Speed 2 scheme has pledged to build “the safest railway the UK has ever seen”.

Road workers help secure driver conviction


Road workers have won praise for reporting a man who drove past a ‘road closed’ sign and through an area of night works.

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CDM regs: Quick change


Major changes to health and safety regulations always attract criticism. The new CDM regulations are no exception.

Mark Hansford

Health & Safety - time to act on construction's achilles heel


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.

Climate of fear surrounds accident reporting


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.

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