All Safety & training Articles

Komatsu Europe announces operator aid for wheeled loaders
New platform offers assistance for ‘maximum safety’
Kier fined £4.4 million after machines sever power lines twice
UK-based civil engineering company Kier has received a £4.4m fine after workers truck overhead powerlines twice while working on the M6 motorway.
Reactec wearable to reduce workplace health risks
The analytical platform provides cloud-based reporting and allows dynamic risk assessment and exposure reduction
Wearing the future: the latest advances in wearable tech
Worker safety is imperative for every company, but could wearable technology mitigate risks on-site?
UK contractor invests in excavator safety systems
Company fits Xwatch systems to its new excavators
Comment: the importance of construction site safety
The topic of safety should always remain a key topic for construction sites, writes Richard Vann of RVA Group
JCB opens up 150 apprenticeship places
2023 Early Careers Programme now accepting applications for enrolment
New safety device for construction
New telematics-based safety system aims to reduce workplace incidents 
Doka to launch new safety net system
Xsafe Catch Fan will redefine construction site safety, says Doka
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
Ramirent Baltics achieves IPAF certification
Centres in Latvia and Estonia now offers MEWP operator training for the PAL Card
Crane industry responds to “unworkable” new EU regulations
Crane industry brands parts of the new EU Machinery Regulations as “completely unworkable”
Tech partnership to reduce accidents in construction
The partnership aims to increase the level of safety in construction in Singapore
Gensets: preparing for the energy transition
Francisco Gracia, CEO and President of Himoinsa discusses the company’s strategy for the energy transition
Partnership to provide vertical location capabilities on site
The connected worker solution can work in areas without wifi or internet access
Liebherr expands crane operator training
Manufacturer to run additional CPCS and IPAF-accredited courses for crawler crane operators 
Controversy over Skanska loader crane ban
Industry association warns of far-reaching consequences for contractor’s hydraulic truck loader crane ban
XWatch expands UK dealer network
Sphere24 to offer height and slew systems for excavators, telehandlers and MEWPS
IPAF publishes global MEWP safety analysis
Global Safety Report for 2022 covers accident data from 2012 to 2021
50% of construction workers have seen ‘obvious discrimination’
New report reveals that the depth of discrimination issues in the construction industry 
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