23rd Oct 2019 Construction Safety Week Day 3 focus is on Working at Height, which unfortunately, continues to be the causal factor for fatalities and serious injury nationwide, not only in construction but in other workplaces such as in industry, in agriculture and persons at home.
23rd Oct 2019 Construction Safety Week Day 2 focus is on Working Safely with Electricity, which includes a clear message to all construction personnel to ‘check before you dig’, which relates to the importance of liaising with the respective utility service provider in advance of undertaking works in near...
22nd Oct 2019 Research shows up to half of construction accidents in the UK have a connection to the design of the building, highlighting the importance of improving designers’ knowledge of hazards and designing safety into developments from the outset of projects.
21st Oct 2019 Construction worker fatalities have decreased by almost 50% since 2015, according to recent figures released by the Health and Safety Authority. The industry has also seen a reduction in the number on non-fatal incidents over the same time period.
Importance of Mental Health and Wellbeing – Construction Industry kicks off major safety week campaign with focus on mental health and wellbeing in construction21st Oct 2019 Construction companies around Ireland will stage a nationwide ‘stand-down for safety’ on all sites today to mark the beginning of Construction Safety Week which runs from Monday 21st -Friday 25th October 2019.
21st Oct 2019 The Health and Safety Authority is undertaking a nationwide series of inspections on construction sites in an effort to reduce the rate of injury and death in the sector.
7th Oct 2019 Walls Construction conducts its business by giving priority to health, safety and welfare at work and the Company’s approach is best encapsulated in its motto, “Arrive Safe, Work Safe, Leave Safe”.
22nd Jul 2019 The construction industry is on track to have the lowest recorded workplace fatalities this year, with two recorded deaths in 2019. The Health and Safety Authority report 164 non-fatal workplace incidents in construction from January to June 2019.
9th Apr 2019 How many times have we heard, or even stated, the following: “Let that be a lesson to you!”
20th Dec 2018 Operating in Ireland for 44 years, Jacobs expects high safety standards and practices from contractors on all its sites. Construction Magazine's Robbie Cousins learns what it means to live it's 'BeyondZero' safety ethos.