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Groundworker sustains multiple injuries in excavation

A construction firm which was carrying out groundworks to install a water drainage system has been handed a £70,000 fine after one of its employees was struck by a falling piece of concrete.

Cost-cutting property tycoon jailed over fatal trench collapse

The owner of a property portfolio in Devon has been jailed over the death of a worker who was crushed when an unsupported trench collapsed on his land.

Number of unsafe excavations rises 7%

Unsafe excavation work on UK construction sites has risen, according to the Building Safety Group (BSG). 


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Liverpool Football Club: Goal getters

We talk to the Premier League club’s senior health and safety manager about CDM duties and procuring a bespoke health and safety management system to standardise its work. 

Here’s one I prepared earlier

Offsite modular construction offers cost and time savings. Does it reduce risks?

Tech top to toe

From hearing protection that doubles as a heart-rate monitor to impact-sensing knee pads, we review recent and upcoming developments in wearable protection technology. 

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