Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
1 September 2013
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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
A precis of the health and safety risks (and associated best practice) when using a computer in an office environment.
Here, Sean Brady sets out seven strategies for identifying and reacting to structural failure near-misses.
Transport-related accidents are the second largest cause of injury in the workplace after falls from height. Every year in the UK, around 50 people are killed and 2000 seriously injured in such incidents in and around construction sites and other workplaces. This article considers the safety issues regarding both visitors to a construction site and staff employed full time on a site.