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Employer Advice

Mental Health In the Construction Industry

Mental Health In the Construction Industry

An industry survey conducted by Construction News revealed that a quarter of all construction workers have considered suicide and over half have experienced mental health problems. These figures are significantly above the national average and demand our close attention, as they indicate that the stresses of working in an industry with high customer demands, low…

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New course: the Tunnelling Safety Training Scheme (TSTS)

Makes tunnelling less daunting for anyone new to tunnelling and a good refresher for experienced persons. Since we began, it’s been our mission to help professionals from every industry stay safe and compliant in their fields. That’s why we’re thrilled to be offering yet another course – this time, for the tunnelling industry. The CITB…

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Shift work and fatigue: what you need to know

  Fatigue can be a serious hazard in the workplace. It has been identified as a root cause of several major international industrial accidents and around 20 of accidents on the road. As well as being dangerous it can be costly. The estimated cost of fatigue related incidents in the UK is hundreds of millions…

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Working Safely With Display Screen Equipment

  If your employees work with display screen equipment on a daily basis for more than an hour at a time, you are responsible for protecting them from associated risks to their health. Display screen equipment (DSE) includes items such as desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. There are a number of different scenarios in…

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