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A-Plant training team honoured at powered access awards

A-Plant has won an international training award for the second time in five years. The firm fought off competition from nominees in Brazil, China and The...

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...

New technology is a bright idea for Atlas Copco

ATLAS Copco has developed a technology called SmartMast, which is said to maximise light tower safety. The patented technology features in-built sensors which are capable...

Working group to focus on improving digger and dumper safety

A new working group has been established with the aim of improving the safety of digger and dumper operations. Hire Association Europe (HAE) has joined...

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...
VJ-Technology

Don’t let HAVS take hold of tool operators

By Martin O’Boyle, technical compliance manager at VJ Technology, suppliers of fasteners, tools, fixings and associated products to the UK’s construction and civil engineering...

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...

Keltbray lights the way ahead

KELTBRAY Rail Plant has claimed to be the first company in the rail industry to install LED lights to all of its Road Rail Vehicles...

Redeveloped MEWP operator course puts safety first

AN updated training course on Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) has been launched to increase safety when working at height. RTITB has introduced the amended course, which...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

CPA lends support to Crane Safety 2018

THE Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) will be supporting the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Crane Safety 2018 seminar, being held in London this September. The...

GAP Group reports ‘significant’ demand for Dual View dumpers

GAP Group has described its investment in 6t and 9t swivel Dual View dumpers as 'rapidly increasing' to help satisfy high utilisation levels from...

A-Plant compliance officer shortlisted for international prize

A-PLANT compliance officer Jane Downey is in the frame for a major international award. Jane is one of 15 women from around the world shortlisted...

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...

Liebherr unveils new course to improve site safety

LIEBHERR Great Britain has set its sights on tackling the issue of on-site accidents by launching a new product familiarisation programme, which will see...

Safety first for Hitachi

Hitachi excavators are boosting the safety credentials of the A6 dualling project in Northern Ireland.

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...

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...