Health and safety

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Hearing loss is a major health issue for construction industry workers. Studies show that occupational noise exposure causes between 7% and 21% of hearing...
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In June 2019 the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) issued a consultation paper entitled Building a Safer Future: Proposals for Reform...

Construction accounted for 30 workplace deaths, second to agriculture, though the number of fatal accidents has fallen. Latest annual figures from the Health...
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Hannah Mansell, head of technical research and insight at the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and chair of the Passive Fire Protection Forum, outlines many...

Michael Barker, managing director of Safety Platforms, discusses how the endeavor for perfect health and safety practices should never end, and why innovation in...
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A new report from specialist contractor Astins, in collaboration with FIS, Skanska, Knauf,and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), illustrates the positive impact and...
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Risk-taking is unacceptable when it comes to issues of health and safety, but why do some people still do it, and how can you...
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Dust masks are an essential item of personal protective equipment (PPE), preventing workers from contracting potentially fatal occupational diseases. Choice of mask (or respirator)...
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This article on the topic of workplace psychology takes a look at how to communicate information more effectively and influence the behaviours of others...