Author: J. Avent (CARE)
5 January 2015
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J. Avent (CARE)
James Miller, a Conservation Accredited Engineer, introduces a new series on conservation engineering by exploring the philosophy and history of the modern conservation movement, from its roots in the works of John Ruskin to the present day.
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.
As the shortage of structural engineers in the UK looks set to continue, Robert Kilpatrick examines ways of recruiting effectively in this market.