HEALTH & SAFETY
The latest health and safety news from across the construction sector – with up-to-date news on fire safety, cladding, workplace accidents, PPE, and more.
HALT, based in Northern Ireland, has launched a “groundbreaking” and innovative, non-toxic, fire-retardant treatment for timber.
The construction sector set its sights firmly on the future at this year’s NBS summit, with sustainability, safety, and innovation dominating discussion.
HS2 sites are to benefit from a new, online health and safety training tool being developed by cloud-based BIM and digital twins specialists, 3D Repo, in collaboration with 4D consultancy, Freeform, and Balfour Beatty Vinci JV.
Surrey-based Joyce Groundwork has become the latest company to formally pledge support to the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity.
Peter Baker, who currently serves as the HSE’s director of Building Safety and Construction, will take up the position with immediate effect.
Saint-Gobain Construction Products UK Limited has been fined £500,000 after a number of its workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).