Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
24 October 2014
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The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel
Intellectual property and technology lawyer Andrew Brennan is worried that many construction and engineering firms in the UK are ignoring regulations governing their corporate websites. Here, he advises businesses on key points to be aware of.
In the first of a two-part article, Sean Brady takes readers through the chain of events that led to the collapse during construction, with 75 deaths, of the Quebec Bridge.
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.