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Steel construction posts 25% reduction in accidents

Steel construction posts 25% reduction in accidents

Statistics for BCSA members in 2011 reveal that the number of reportable accidents recorded under Reportable Injuries Diseases and..

April 1, 2012
Revision to first aid kit standard

Revision to first aid kit standard

A new British Standard for the provision of first aid within the workplace will come into force this month (January 2012). A provisional..

January 1, 2012
Health and safety first

Health and safety first

The BCSA’s successful work in promoting good practice in health and safety has recently been rewarded with a national award. NSC explains..

October 1, 2011
Health and safety award for the BCSA

Health and safety award for the BCSA

The BCSA has been awarded the first ever SME Assistance Trophy at this year’s RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. The award..

June 1, 2011
Accidents down by 25% in steel construction

Accidents down by 25% in steel construction

The latest published figures from the BCSA reveal that the Reportable Accident Frequency Rate (AFR) for member companies has been reduced..

May 1, 2011

May 2011 – Steel inherently more safe

Sad news from the Health and Safety Executive confirms that there will have been a rise in construction related fatalities for the year..

May 1, 2011

Health and Safety Regulations to be reformed

The BCSA attended the launch of the Government’s major reform of Health & Safety regulations on Monday 21st March 2011. The Minister..

April 1, 2011
Safety award for steelwork contractor

Safety award for steelwork contractor

Elland Steel Structures has been awarded a ‘Highly Commended Certificate’ in recognition of its commitment to health and safety,..

February 1, 2011
Steel construction accidents down by 60%

Steel construction accidents down by 60%

A dramatic reduction in reported accidents has been achieved by BCSA members over the last ten years, which is borne out by the latest..

May 1, 2010

May 2010 – Steel stays safe as legislation is reviewed

Steel construction’s reputation as an inherently safer way to build has been confirmed by the BCSA’s news of a reduction in the..

May 1, 2010