A local authority in the north east of England that was the principal contractor (PC) for a construction project in Darlington, County Durham, has been sentenced after a worker was struck by falling roof trusses.
Chartered members of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will have to pass a new test from next year, which will demonstrate their competence in safeguarding building users.
We talk to the race organiser’s senior OSH manager about managing the world’s first fully electric car championship.
A housebuilder that was served 16 enforcement notices in four years has been fined for a series of safety failings at two construction sites.
A construction company and an architecture firm’s “total disregard for health and safety and site management” during an extension job put 80 care home residents at risk of death, a court has heard.
A new regulatory framework “that is as clear and effective as the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations” is needed to improve safety in high-rise residential tower blocks, an independent review of fire safety and building standards has found.
A client, a principal contractor (PC) and a demolition contractor have racked up £30,500 in fines after a building collapsed on a demolition worker in Inverclyde, Scotland.
A civil engineering and construction company based in Birmingham has been fined £500,000 after a worker was run over by a truck.
A London-based construction firm and its project manager have been fined for repeatedly failing to control multiple risks on different sites.
Client duties under the 2015 regulations are still not widely appreciated and some dutyholders are turning to outside help.
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