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This IOSH study focuses on how building designs can be modified to be safer to build while still retaining their design, this practice is defined as Designing for OSH (DfOSH). In this particular field many designers do not have the construction knowledge needed to unde...


We are pleased to share our latest newsletter with updates and industry news. Most importantly, we are keen to hear your views, so the first item is a survey which we would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to complete. 

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During mid-June to mid-July, HSE’s campaign activity will once more include a focus on health in the construction industry, with an emphasis on lung disease – in particular where lung disease has been caused by exposure to asbestos and dust.

Why the Construction Industr...

Mental Health Awareness week 13 - 19 May 2019

Mental health continues to be an area of focus for the HCLG, and we are committed to promoting good mental health and reducing mental ill health in the construction industry. 

To this end, we encourage you to participate in t...

Please be advised that HSE’s cost recovery rate for Fee for Intervention (FFI) will increase to £154 per hour with effect from 6th April 2019.  This means that businesses that are found to be in material breach of health and safety law will be charged at this new rate....

To coincide with World Hearing Day on the 3rd March 2019, HCLG is pleased to support the launch of the UK Hearing Conservation Association (UKHCA), which aims to be a credible, independent source of information, providing practical advice and solutions to common noise...

The Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management (FAAM), Asbestos Control and Abatement Division (ACAD) and The National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants (NORAC) have formed a collaboration to bring a new skills certification card, displaying the CSCS logo, to asb...

Mental health continues to be an area of focus for the HCLG, and we are committed to promoting good mental health and reducing mental ill health in the construction industry. 


To this end, we encourage you to participate in this year’s Time to Talk Day which is all abo...

Enforced control measures for welding operations have been introduced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

This follows an announcement from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), who have classified welding fumes and UV radiation from welding as g...

The deadline for applications to the 2019 Impact Awards closes Friday 25 January.

What are the Impact Awards?

The Impact Awards celebrate our Supporter's efforts to improve mental health and wellbeing. They aim to identify and recognise employers’ good practice...

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