Author: S. Brady (Brady Heywood)
5 January 2015
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S. Brady (Brady Heywood)
In response to the need for particular professional skills when working on heritage assets in the UK, the principal construction professions have formed schemes for accrediting those professionals in architecture, building surveying and civil and structural engineering who have the necessary skills. This article provides details on the schemes.
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.
In the first of a new series from insurance broker Griffiths & Armour examining contractual risks and liability claims, we look at design defects and ways to avoid them.