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In the construction industry, having the essential safety equipment is a health and safety expectation. No matter the task expected to be completed, there are hazards which will require unique safety measures to be put in place to protect staff. Without proper precautions in place, these risk factors can be life threatening. (more…)
According to the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive, the construction industry topped the list for fatal injuries in the UK during 2017/18. For the period, there were a total of 144 workers killed at work (38 in the construction) across the UK which was an increase of 9 from 2016/17.
It is quite clear from these statistics that we all still need to be made aware of the common dangers on a construction site. This is our list of 10 common dangers with some advice on how to prevent them. (more…)