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Sub-contractors call for safe ground conditions

The British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA), the Structural Timber Association (STA) and the National Federation of Builders have joined forces to …

BCSA guides promote safety

The BCSA’s Codes of Practice guides are intended to give guidance on how to eliminate or reduce the risk of on-site accidents. Peter Walker, BCSA Health and …

BCSA participates in health and safety myth busting

“Health and safety is often incorrectly used as a convenient excuse to stop what are essentially sensible activities going ahead,” said Peter Walker, BCSA …

Accident reporting goes online

Statutory reporting to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of work related injuries and incidents under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous …

BCSA Membership pre qualifies for Health & Safety

The proliferation of health and safety pre-qualification questionnaires has placed increasing burdens on small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) to repeatedly …

The right information at the right time

The BCSA’s Pete Walker explains what the revision to the CDM means to the steel construction industry and how in particular the flow of vital information …

SCI develops safety monitoring system

SCI has developed a Management Audit Tool for Rapid Investigation of Critical Systems (MATRICS), a real time decision making tool enabling managers to monitor …

BCSA Safe Site Handover Certificate revised

The Safe Site Handover Certificate (SSHC), originally launched by the BCSA in 2001 has now been revised by the Health & Safety Committee in conjunction …

CE Marking not needed for lifting brackets

Following a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) report on the manufacture of lifting brackets, which recommended they should be made in accordance with the …

HSE reiterates crane safety check procedure

In response to a number of recent high profile tower crane accidents, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has restated that safety checks need to be …

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