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Guard of honour for Livingston shopping site

TRAD Safety Systems has supplied and installed 800 linear metres of its new Edgeguard permanent roof edge protection system across ten roofs at shopping...

Student digs present fire safety challenge

ARCHITECTS, specifiers and contractors operating in the booming purpose-built student accommodation sector face the challenge of providing a reliable and quality fire safety strategy. Bilco...

Morrison honoured for health and safety commitment

MORRISON Construction has announced its businesses in Inverness, Aberdeen and Glasgow have all been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents...

Time to shine a light on the ‘invisible illness’

Earlier this year, data released by the Office for National Statistics revealed the risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in...
Scaffolding

New course to raise scaffolding awareness

A new one-day scaffolding awareness course is set to launch at a range of training centres across the UK later this year. The course, which...

Flooding action plan for homeowners and businesses launched

THE Scottish Government has launched an action plan to help homeowners and businesses prevent damage caused by flooding this winter. The Living With Flooding document...

Study finds lack of comfort is causing workers to shun hard hats

AN industry study has found that a lack of comfort as being the main obstacle in putting workers off regularly wearing safety helmets on...

Workers returning from Scottish mainland to Shetland wind farm to be tested for Covid-19

CONSTRUCTION workers returning to Shetland from mainland Scotland for the build of SSE Renewable's £566 million Viking Wind Farm are to be tested for...

Supporting our customers to create safe working environments across Scotland

Since opening at the beginning of 2020, MGF’s Livingston Depot has been providing excavation safety solutions to those across Scotland.

BSG reports 84% rise in working at height breaches

THE Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported an 84% increase in the number of working at height breaches on construction sites during the first...

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...

CALA site manager scoops national health and safety prize

A CALA Homes (West) site manager has won a national health and safety award for his work at a Larbert development. Billy McCallum won the...

Scaffolding sector steps up mental health focus

WITH research from the Office of National Statistics showing construction workers to be 1.6 times more likely to take their own life than the...

Covid-19 challenges could bring ‘positive change’ to construction

THE challenges that construction is facing amidst the Covid-19 pandemic could change the industry for the better, a new report has claimed. Arcadis, the global...

Industry unites to promote fire sector skills

SELECT has revealed it helped to shape a new occupational qualification structure by the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) industry that will lead...

Human factors hold the key to increased safety

UNDERSTANDING interactions surrounding site banter could help measure human performance and help contribute to a reduction in construction accidents, an expert in human factors...

Robertson introduces facial recognition technology on major project

ROBERTSON Construction has deployed facial recognition technology on its National Robotarium project in Edinburgh. The move will support contactless site entry for those working on...

Ultrasonic de-icing could be used to stop Queensferry Crossing closures

ULTRASONIC de-icing and targeted vibration systems are being considered as methods to prevent the build-up of ice on the Queensferry Crossing. The bridge between Edinburgh...

Nine in a row for Kier Scotland as company bags another safety award

KIER Regional Building Scotland has been awarded a Gold Award for health and safety by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The...

BEAR Scotland to only deliver essential services amidst Covid-19 pandemic

BEAR Scotland is to only deliver essential services amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement, the road maintenance firm said that the safety of its...
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