• Source and Control

    Individuals working with metalworking fluids as part of their day-to-day role risk developing a host of respiratory illnesses. SOCOTEC says best practice reduces that risk
  • Blindingly Obvious

    More than 2,000 people each year in the UK suffer eye injuries in the workplace, with 10%-20% of those injured experiencing temporary or permanent vision loss.
  • Cut It Out

    Michael Brown from Metal and Modular, discusses the need to reduce exposure to noise, airborne particles and vibration at installation sites
  • Good Vibrations

    CityFibre and its construction partner Callan Connect are testing on a live construction site a new technology that prevents hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), also known as white finger.
  • Report 958 - Roof collapse at primary school

    Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety. Report 958: Roof collapse at primary school.
  • Social health

    Cutting air pollution and improving green spaces in cities would immediately improve the health of the poorest people in society, notes a report from the European Environment Agency.
  • Student safe isolation kits

    Ideal Industries has launched a Student Safe Isolation Kit, designed especially for trainee electricians.
  • Ask First

    Anthony Culshaw, Technical Director at Britlift Ltd, discusses the safety issues of lifting modular homes, container structures and pre-cast components
  • One in Four

    The CIOB report Understanding Mental Health in the Built Environment shows 26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019 – before the Covid-19 pandemic had hit the industry – and 97% recorded being stressed at least once in the last year.
  • Inside out

    REHAU is advising that contractors consider fire safety regulations more closely alongside acoustic performance when specifying soil and waste drainage solutions for high-rise developments.
  • Storing Up Problems

    An RCPCH report underlines the importance of indoor air quality and suggests all built environment agencies invest in public health
  • Help is at Hand

    Mental health first aid trainer Sally Desborough discusses the difference that having this on-site can make
  • Lighting Checklist

    Steve Gardner, Managing Director of Ecolighting UK, says poor lighting can put the health of the workforce at risk
  • Honorary Fellowship Award

    Congratulations Kyran Sze, CABE Hong Kong Chapter Chair, for his award of Honorary Fellowship by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
  • Fire Safety Risk of Hand Sanitiser

    Alcohol-based hand sanitisers used in the fight against Covid-19 are flammable.
  • NICE air quality

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) guidance Indoor air quality
    at home noted that as we spend 90% of our lives inside, poor air quality within buildings affects our health.
  • Under pressure

    Research into the cracking of concrete arch dams due to uplift pressure and seismic load by academics Mohammed Noori Hussein, Dr. Muhammad Jawad Kadhim and Dr. Thair Jabbar Mizhir Alfatlawi.
  • Breathing bad

    Understanding how to maintain workers’ respiratory safety when cutting tiles is key to meeting the updated EH40/2005 Workplace Exposure Limits.
  • Do something great

    The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) shares three experts’ top career advice.
  • At what cost

    CHAS, supply chain risk management experts, add up the importance of contractor health and safety in the construction industry.