< construction health and safety

Health and Safety Consultancy Services for SMEs in Birmingham, West Midlands and beyond

Improving Construction Site Fire Safety

Improving Construction Site Fire Safety London Fire Brigade chiefs are calling for more to be done to prevent fires on construction sites. Ever since the Grenfell Tower tragedy claimed the lives of 71 people, fire safety has never been far from the headlines. Worryingly, the construction sector has failed to raise standards – according to… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

When fashion and safety collide – the beard debate

When fashion and safety collide – the beard debate Facial hair is hugely popular at the moment – but it may also be placing your employee in danger A quick look out the window proves that the beard remains a must-have male fashion accessory. As we approach peak beard, it is clear that the trend… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Digger rampage underscores importance of Construction site security

Digger rampage underscores importance of Construction site Security Two teenagers have pleaded guilty to a destructive rampage that caused £40,000 worth of damage. The unnamed duo ignored a series of warning signs, scaled a fence, and broke into a digger on a local construction site in Elgin. The pair then gouged a series of trenches… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

CSCS Cards – Forgeries on the increase

CSCS Cards – Forgeries on the increase We are told that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, which means that forgeries indicate the esteem in which CSCS cards are held. After all, if the cards were worthless, people would not go to the trouble of trying to copy them. Man jailed for using forged… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

CSCS Cards – Health and Safety Awareness Explained

CSCS Cards and Site Health and Safety Awareness Explained Although site operators retain overall responsibility for health and safety provisions on site, individual workers also contribute to raising standards. By law every worker must be properly trained and equipped to complete duties safely – so general site safety awareness training is essential. To help establish an… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

There’s No Business Like Show Business! CDM Now Covers the Entertainment Industry

There’s No Business Like Show Business! CDM Now Covers the Entertainment Industry It seems like this year’s been all about huge changes in the old ‘elf and safety world – and here’s another big one to rock the headlines. Or rather – headline acts – because as of April this year, new CDM regulations are… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Keeping Safe in Construction – Who Does What?

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged | 4 Comments

The CDM Regulations 2015 Changes In a Nutshell

The CDM Regulations 2015 – As they stand today!  The Industry are NOT changing what CDM delivers but changing how it delivers it They aim to Focus on Small business And The “technical aspects” of the CDM Regulations will not be changing as they are working well. Significant Structural Simplification Radically simplified structure Structure mirrors… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

CDM Consultancy Services for the Telecommunication Industry

Construction Health and Safety Services for Hibernia Networks Veritas Consulting have been appointed by Hibernia Networks for CDM Consultancy Services and Construction Health and Safety Support for their Telecommunications project in Bristol, Somerset and Beyond. The works involve the provision of approximately 75km of single 110mm diameter service duct as part of Hibernia Networks Transatlantic submarine cable… Read the Full Post

Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment
Latest Blog Posts
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Construction Industry Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Construction Industry Technology is already changing the way we work – but does it threaten jobs in the construction... Read More
Has health and safety gone too far? Has health and safety gone too far? People often say “health and safety has gone too far”. But are they right? Complaints about health... Read More
Improving Construction Site Fire Safety Improving Construction Site Fire Safety London Fire Brigade chiefs are calling for more to be done to prevent fires on construction sites. Ever since... Read More
Follow all of the latest Veritas Consulting news on our RSS feed