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Crumbling UK hospitals highlight problems with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete
Why reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) is proving to be a headache for the owners of older buildings and why good inspection, remediation and maintenance are crucial.
Radius Group launches ground control system for towers
Lifting provider now able to operate a tower crane using a teleoperated ground control system
US Department of Labor issues heat hazard alert, steps up inspections in construction
The US Department of Labour’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a heat hazard alert to remind employers of their obligation to protect workers against heat illness or injury.
World Crane and Transport Summit Asia: helping to power your business
Be sure to attend the World Crane and Transport Summit coming up in Singapore on 4 and 5 October
Why US contractors fear new injury reporting rules will leak sensitive information
Contractors in the United States of America (USA) have expresss fears over new injury and illness reporting final rule.
‘I survived a traumatic construction accident but neglecting my mental health nearly killed me’
How a near-fatal construction accident led Steven Kirby to re-evaluate his attitude to mental health and set him on a path to helping others.
OSHA’s plan to reduce warehouse hazards
Program will focus on safety inspections to identify hazards within warehouses, distribution centers, local delivery
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
New alliance aims to cut down on trench collapse deaths
A new alliance aims to help small- and medium-sized construction businesses in the United States of America (USA) to protect employees from trenching, excavation and shoring hazards.
IPAF data reveals working at height accident trends
Global Safety Report shares encouraging insights 
New project to map construction ID cards in Europe to start this summer
A new study to map the different identity cards used in the construction industry across the European Union is set to start this summer.
Fatal injuries in UK construction increase
The number of fatal injuries in construction in the United Kingdom (UK) increased to 45 in 2022/23, up from 29 in the previous year, according to new official figures.
Japan suspends construction of elevated roadways after double fatality
Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has ordered the temporary suspension of elevated road projects it has commissioned following an accident that killed two construction workers.
New federal program aims to clean up railroad danger zones
The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the first round of funding.
Contractor pays out millions to settle civil claim after Grenfell Tower disaster
UK-based contractor Rydon has paid out nearly £26.7 million (€31.3 million) to settle a civil court claim lodged by people affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster in London.
Fears remain for working at height laws
Plan to repeal influencial UK rules scrapped but concerns continue, says leading access OEM
The engineering challenges of Grand Paris Express, Europe’s largest transport infrastructure project
Société du Grand Paris boss, Bernard Cathelain, tells KHL’s Lucy Barnard about the engineering challenges behind Europe’s largest transport infrastructure project
Widening US marijuana legalisation creates challenge for construction companies
The widening legalisation of cannabis in the United States is creating a headache for construction contractors when it comes to hiring scarce new workers and testing their wider workforce.
Final reminder - World Demolition Awards entries close on 30 June
Nine contractor and two manufacturer categories available
AEM and OSHA form ‘safety alliance’
Association of Equipment Manufacturers spent five years setting up relationship
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