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Construction charity launches new resource to improve sleep health

THE Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has revealed its Helpline App has been upgraded with a new resource aimed at helping workers suffering from insomnia...

New guide advises plant operators on use of technology to improve safety

BRIGADE Electronics has unveiled a new plant operators guide to help improve efficiency and safety on sites. The free resource offers information on how operators...

Why communication breakthroughs will be crucial to a healthy post-pandemic sector

By Lesley McLeod, CEO of The Association for Project Safety, and Shachar Harari, chief business officer & head of Cardo Crew COMMUNICATION technology has always...

Human factors hold the key to site safety

UNDERSTANDING interactions surrounding site banter could help measure human performance and contribute to a reduction in construction accidents, an expert in human factors and...

Managing health and safety risks of outdoor working this summer

By Kevin Rowe, MD of SafetyBuyer.com AS the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ease, construction firms will be looking forward to completing their...

Intelligent system looks to lift safety to new heights

GKD Technologies has launched the Series 2HS intelligent height and slew restrictor, specifically designed for the construction industry. The firm highlighted that the Health and...

Relaxation of Covid restrictions sees CICV Forum release new health and safety video

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has released a new video to keep workers safe as Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed. The 90-second animation follows a...

Speedy announces UK-wide defibrillator rollout

SPEEDY has teamed up with Aero Healthcare and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to install Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at all of the company’s...

New guidance issued as construction sector warned that Covid remains a ‘very real threat’

SCOTLAND'S Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has urged the industry to focus on health and safety as Covid restrictions continue to ease around the...

Finning honoured for health and safety achievements

FINNING UK & Ireland has secured a RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) engineering services sector award for its health and safety...

Safety features help earn site dumper award win

JCB is celebrating after the safety benefits of the manufacturer's smallest site dumper were honoured at the Hire Awards of Excellence 2021. The JCB 1T-2...

The silent killer: how Finning is making mental health a priority

In the UK construction industry, physical health is of paramount importance. It is common to see prominent reminders about physical safety, and yet there...

Sandvik marks new safety milestone

SANDVIK Mobile Crushers & Screens is marking a safety milestone after going 1,000 days without a lost time incident. The manufacturer revealed its employees have...

Sunbelt Rentals in new telematics investment

SUNBELT Rentals UK has teamed up with ZTR to launch a new telematics programme. The access management software will be applied to all of Sunbelt’s...

Wearable monitor aids distancing in the workplace

WORKSPACE, a division of Emtec Corporation, has launched a wearable social distance monitor to help keep workers safe.  The WorkSafe Safe Spacer, developed in conjunction...

Hirer fits machine guidance system to new minis

LYNCH Plant Hire has snapped up five new Takeuchi mini excavators which have been fitted with GKD machine guidance safety technology. GKD Technologies has...

New safety technology ‘ready to go’ in Scotland

A Scottish plant firm has sent out the message that safety technology being utilised in England is available and ready to go in Scotland. “It’s about...

New campaign urges construction workers to use face masks properly

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum is urging the sector's workforce to wear face coverings properly. The call follows the news that, as things stand,...

Pandemic presents ‘unique’ opportunity to focus on workplace mental health

MATES in Mind, a charity that provides information to employers on available support and guidance on mental health and wellbeing, has described the current...

Plant body calls for action to tackle ‘widespread problem’ of drug and alcohol misuse

TRADE body the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has called for tougher action within the industry to tackle drug and alcohol misuse amongst plant...

Construction workers urged to be ‘Covid-19 smart’ in their free time

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has repeated its 'urgent call' for Scotland's construction workers to be Covid-19 smart in their social lives. The organisation is...

Safety products help operators to gain traction

SCOTTISH excavator operators have been tipped to benefit from TrackGrips, which can improve stability and traction in forestry and construction tasks by offering sideways...

Can portable cabins support safer working in the Covid-19 era?

By Benjamin Rothwell, business development manager at Bunkabin THE Covid-19 pandemic has created major challenges for the entire construction sector. Not only have supply chains...

Unite urges HSE to release initial findings into fatal crane accident in London

THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been urged to end its delay in publishing its initial findings into the cause of a fatal...

New webinar will address health and safety updates for Scottish construction sector

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum is to host a health and safety webinar, designed to provide updates and the latest developments to help the...
CICV Covid-19 guidance

New health and safety guidance issued for Scottish construction workers

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has produced a new range of health and safety guidance documents to help steer workers through the phased return.

Sunbelt Rentals adds safety and communications business to portfolio

SUNBELT Rentals has introduced a new safety and communications business to provide equipment such as confined space access systems, breathing apparatus, gas detection devices...

‘More needs to be done’ to prevent construction accidents

THE construction industry has been urged to 'work much harder' in the light of new Health & Safety Executive (HSE) figures, which revealed 40...

Construction sector poised for major benchmarking study on mental wellbeing

THE Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and Building Mental Health have teamed up with Safer Highways to announce a major exercise to understand where the...

All round technology-based safety features for excavators

Safety is one of the most talked about topics today. Almost every phone call, skype or email is signed off with the words, stay...