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Palace of Westminster report highlights scale of UK’s asbestos problem
Industry expert Tim Turney urges companies to adhere to regulations
5 steps to better staff mental health - NDA
The US National Demolition Association’s resources partner Affinity Group’s advice to employers
O’Donovan sets record for safety recognition
Company becomes first waste management specialist to retain ISO 39001 certification for fifth year
Exoskeletons: Will they become a more common sight on construction sites?
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are the single largest cause of work-related illness in the sector. Are exoskeletons the answer?
Tips for avoiding the safety slump amid worker shortage
It’ss never been more important to lean into safety awareness and execution. 
How one company is leading by example on employee wellness and wellbeing
Valuing the individual over their job role is the priority, says O’Donovan Waste Disposal
ITI names new technical services director
Jasen Doyle has previously served ITI in the role of instructor, instructor lead, ILT training manager and mobile crane subject matter expert and discipline chair.
Why a major contractor wants statutory suicide awareness training for construction workers
Mental health disorders present an invisible danger to construction levels and ought to be considered as a risk factor alongside higher-profile risk factors like slips trips and falls.
SAIA partners with CareerSafe for online safety training
Initiative aims to increase education, safety measures among industry professionals
AFI wins top safety award
Rental group is recognised by industry safety body
Skin cancer among construction workers: The risks and how to mitigate them
Why construction workers are more at risk of skin cancer and what employers can do to help.
Revised asbestos directive proposals ‘unrealistic’, says FIEC
European Construction federation fears cost increases for companies and clients
OSHA seeking submissions for heat-awareness campaign
Anyone can enter the “Beat the Heat” contest, deadline for submissions is June 9
How can the US reduce its high level of trench and excavation deaths?
A total of 39 people died doing trench or excavation work in the US in 2022 – more than double the number of fatalities in that type of work than in 2021.
SPOA calls for action on drug and alcohol abuse in construction
SPOA president says lack of action is a “ticking timebomb”
Construction companies urged to prevent access to sites after child’s death
Construction companies in Great Britain have been urged secure their sites to stop children gaining access, after a child’s death.
Do younger construction workers understand the risks of asbestos?
It’s now around two decades since several major economies banned the use of asbestos, as the world gradually woke up to the severe effects it can have on workers’ health.
What can construction learn from Japan?
Why are Japanese construction sites among the safest in the world? 
APEX Women in Powered Access event
Networking event for women working across powered access to be hosted by IPAF during APEX
Leading global crane expert Klaus Meissner joins ESTA management
Crane expert Klaus Meissner joins European mobile crane and specialized transport association ESTA
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