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Brrr! 4 Reasons to Make Sure You Keep Out the Chill!

by David Cant on January 12th, 2015

Brrr! 4 Reasons to Make Sure You Keep Out the Chill! Winter only “officially” started a few days ago (looks like the weather didn’t get the memo then). As much as we’d all like to escape to the Caribbean, how many lucky sods still have to slog it out outside? My guess – quite a… Read the Full Post

The Effect of Asbestos Worldwide

by David Cant on January 8th, 2015

The Effect of Asbestos Worldwide The amount of deaths asbestos has caused is incredible. Its use across the world has been curtailed in recent years but it is still being used in many developing countries. Thousands of people are still dying from exposure to asbestos. What is amazing is despite asbestos being widely reported as… Read the Full Post

Even Bigger And Better Resolutions For 2015! Part 2

by David Cant on January 7th, 2015

Even Bigger And Better Resolutions For 2015! Part 2 We started off with 6 of the worst elf and safety bungles from last year – well, there’s more to come! Hopefully we can all learn something useful from them – and set ourselves some great resolutions to make 2015 better than ever. Or at least,… Read the Full Post

Looking Back… And Resolutions For 2015 – Part 1

by David Cant on January 5th, 2015

Looking Back… And Resolutions For 2015 – Part 1 We’re all set to rip out the old year off the calendar, have a hearty round of Auld Lang Syne and party like it’s… 2014… And of course – it’s time to make some resolutions too! While we can’t all promise to skip the pies and… Read the Full Post

Health and Safety in 2014 – The Year in Review

by David Cant on December 22nd, 2014

Health and Safety in 2014 – The Year in Review As is customary in December, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual round up of health and safety statistics for the year 2013-2014. And although health and safety provisions are thought to be improving year on year, some of the findings make… Read the Full Post

Caught On Camera! Roofing Safety Failure

by David Cant on December 16th, 2014

Caught On Camera! Roofing Safety Failure Did you know that 24% of people killed falling from heights are roofers? Well, just in case you still thought it was ever worth skimping on the health and safety front on a roof, here’s a story that’ll have you cringing down to your toes. When a Berkshire construction… Read the Full Post

Change Ahoy! CDM Regulations are Being Revised and Here’s What You Need to Know

by David Cant on December 12th, 2014

Change Ahoy! CDM Regulations are Being Revised and Here’s What You Need to Know Yet more changes in regulations and legislations! And if those of you in construction are thinking we’ve already been here before – you’re not wrong. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 last got a bit of a facelift back in… Read the Full Post

How much do health and safety failures really cost you?

by David Cant on December 12th, 2014

How much do health and safety failures really cost you? Last year, the HSE enforced 10,119 notices in England and Wales. The average penalty charged? £15,153. And the total cost of injuries and ill health across the UK – an estimated £14.2 billion. But health and safety failure has more than just a financial price.… Read the Full Post

Keeping Safe in Construction – Who Does What?

by David Cant on December 5th, 2014

Keeping Safe in Construction – Who Does What? Think health and safety is some other lucky bugger’s responsibility? Think again. In construction, everyone gets to have a slice of the pie. And we all have to pitch in to keep things safe – from clients, to workers on the ground. Whatever hat you wear, there’s… Read the Full Post

Tis the Season for ‘elf and Safety

by David Cant on November 29th, 2014

Tis the Season for ‘elf and Safety The fairy lights are twinkling, and you’ve started your annual month-long mince pie marathon. You’ve dusted down your obligatory ugly Christmas jumper and you’re just getting warmed up to the festive season with The Pogues, Slade and Mariah Carey on repeat. Christmas is definitely in the air. If… Read the Full Post

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