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Doosan honoured for transparent bucket system

DOOSAN has announced that the firm's 'industry-first' transparent bucket system has won a top award in Europe. The latest honour is the ‘Coup de Coeur’...

Speedy unveils new lifting and handling safety solution

SPEEDY has announced the launch of a new sack truck for its delivery fleet and service centres to reduce the risk of manual handling...

Detection capability innovations to take centre stage at Futureworx 2022

ORGANISERS of Futureworx 2022 have revealed that a number of exhibitors will be showcasing new technologies designed to improve detection capabilities. Advancements in sensors and...

Construction workers offered free support for sleep issues

TO mark World Sleep Day (March 18), the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is teaming up with Sleepstation to offer free access to support for...

IPAF launches new MEWP safety campaign

THE International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has launched a new safety campaign emphasising the importance of working safely to avoid falls when using Mobile...

Construction Scotland updates Site Operating Guidance following Omicron emergence

CONSTRUCTION Scotland has reviewed and made several changes to its Site Operating Guidance designed to help companies comply with new regulations following the emergence...

Leica teams up with Xwatch to enhance site safety

LEICA Geosystems has announced an integration partnership with Xwatch Safety Solutions, designed to 'transform' site safety by interconnecting excavator height control and slew control...

Construction boom: supporting worksite safety

With UK construction in the UK going from strength to strength and 50,000 new homes being built this year, the economic outlook for the...

Construction sector urged to keep following Covid-19 measures to avoid ‘winter of discontent’

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has urged the sector to focus on health and safety to help prevent another 'winter of discontent'. The organisation...

IPAF issues safety warning over use of MEWPs to erect festive lights

THE International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has highlighted the dangers of untrained people using Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to erect and remove festive...

Blackwood looks to lift safety to new heights with Xwatch investment

KILMARNOCK-based Blackwood Plant Hire has joined the Xwatch 'safety revolution'. The XW series is said to offer height and slew control, rated capacity indicator (RCI),...

New HSE campaign targets good mental health in construction

CONSTRUCTION is one of five sectors to be targeted in a new campaign by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) aimed at helping businesses...

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,...

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