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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be carrying out its latest construction inspection initiative throughout October 2018, focusing on the measures in place to protect workers from occupational lung disease caused by asbestos, silicosis, wood dust and other haza...

The day is an annual event established to raise awareness about suicide across the globe and to promote working together to prevent suicide. 

World Suicide Prevention Day is championed by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) who are dedicated...

Construction News has recently issued the results of its 2018 mental health survey. On the face of it, it would appear that little has improved over the past 12 months, but it is acknowledged that it will take time to see any real improvements.

1300 construction workers...

Health and Safety (H&S) performance in the construction sector has improved significantly over the past decade, with a general long-term downward trend in the number and rate of fatal injuries. However, the construction sector remains one of the most hazardous, account...

Does your business work with wood? If so, HSE wants to hear from YOU.
 
The EU is about to introduce new lower limits for the amount of hardwood dust workers can be exposed to and HSE wants to know how this change will affect your business. By completing the following...

B&CE Charitable Trust has awarded the 2018 Mowlem Award to Mates in Mind, the mental health charity which was originally established by the Health in Construction Leadership Group with the support of the British Safety Council.

Mates in Mind aims to provi...

HCLG is proud to be an official supporter of this campaign from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), which aims to explain the causes of occupational cancer and help businesses take action.

To find out more or get involved visit https://www.notimeto...

In our bid to keep you updated with our plans and priorities, as well as with wider industry news related to health in construction, we are pleased to have recently issued our latest newsletter which you can find here.

In this update you will find news on:

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B&CE’s Charitable Trust is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the Mowlem Award 2018. Now in its fourth year, the Award is granted to an organisation that really makes a difference to training and the promotion of health and safety in the construct...

Mental health in construction is a significant issue, with over a third of construction workers having experienced a condition in the past year, and almost a quarter of workers considering leaving the industry due to mental health related issues (Randstad).

Furthermore,...

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