All Safety & training Articles

Serious Labs offers VR training for HS2 MEWP operators
Serious Labs launches pilot VR training program for UK’s HS2 partnership Align JV 
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
BIMcert team offers students a helping hand
Vocational schools in Croatia will use the group’s online learning platform for free
JLG’s Augmented Reality App aids project planning
Allows users to place to-scale 3D equipment model in their work environment
Tackling the UK construction skills shortage
Larger workforce required to hit UK Government construction targets despite employee applications increasing
Construction is third most dangerous UK industry
Some industries are failing to keep up - and the results are deadly, says PPE company Vizwear 
HS2 awarded BREEAM certificate
First phase of major UK railway project recognised for its commitment to sustainability
Sarens speech to confront ‘macho’ behaviour
Hendrik Sarens will use his keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit to confront machismo culture in the industry
Guidance on lifting with excavators
Construction Plant-hire Association to revise and update its guidance on lifting with excavators titled Lifting Operations in Construction when Using Excavators
Name change for GKD
Electronic safety systems company GKD Technik becomes GKD Technologies and unveils new branding at Bauma
Indeco releases construction guide series
Series of guidebooks on industry best practice starts with focus on tunnelling
Skanska to deliver UK military training base
Contractor begins four year £250 million project at Worthy Down for military training
New safety guidance available
Construction Plant-Hire Association provides new, free-to-download guide on operating equipment
Bouygues safety day
Work stops on all 608 construction work sites run by Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe for European Health & Safety Day
CECE calls for standard tower crane licence
The Committee of European Construction Equipment (CECE) is calling for Europe-wide minimum training requirements for people operating and maintaining tower cranes
UK issues guidance on fitness of equipment operators
Equipment operators should be medically assessed every three years according to the new industry guidelines.
Pictures could save construction workers' lives
According to research released by the UK IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) deaths and injuries among migrant construction workers could be reduced if pictures were used in safety training.
Skanska’s green credentials
Skanska is one of top ten in the Nordic region at reporting carbon emissions.
Skanska’s week of promoting safety
For the sixth year running, Skanska Safety Week will try to reduce worksite accidents.
Call for UK ban on semi-automatic quick hitches
Family of a UK man killed by falling excavator bucket appeals for mandatory ban
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