Health & Safety news
Materials firm Tarmac is to trial a new cyclist-friendly concrete mixer as part of efforts to reduce the risk posed by construction vehicles.
Children of road workers feature on giant signs placed along motorways in the North West as part of a campaign to promote staff safety.
Costain has confirmed that two workers were hurt in an incident on the A556 improvement project.
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.