Health and Safety
What to consider to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others on construction projects. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on Health and Safety from NBS.
How do you decide if your project needs a passenger lift or a platform lift? We explore the pros and cons of these access solutions and some of the key considerations, whichever you opt for.
Cutting-edge tech is set to take the strain on-site. We enter the world of bionic arms and full-body suits that are set to safeguard health, increase productivity and make your co-workers look like something from a superhero movie.
Even basic first aid knowledge can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved. Two free apps from St John Ambulance aim to put this basic knowledge in the palm of your hands.
07 November 2017
| by NBS
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The pedestrian crossing reimagined as an interactive road surface and a network of sensors. We explore the Smart Crossing and explore its potential to save lives by constantly learning about our actions.
Delegates have flocked to London's ExCeL for this year's Digital Construction Week. Here's our pick of highlights and your social shares from the first day of the show.
We look at the health and safety dangers that might be apparent on a typical site and suggest how they should be considered as part of a proportionate and robust approach to safety.
We explore the Health and Safety File that serves as a legal record of health and safety information that will be of use to both clients and end users.
Two new European standards - EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 - have come into effect for all lift installations established from 1 September 2017. Here we detail some of the key changes introduced with the aim of improving passenger and technician safety.
Silica is found in rocks, sands, stones, and clay. Exposure is commonplace in construction, especially with those working with products like brick and cement. While there are established health and safety rules concerning exposure, silica dust is still one of the most prevalent causes of respiratory disease, which tells us that there is more that needs to be done.
Safety briefings and toolbox talks have an essential role to play in ensuring health and safety matters are at the forefront of your workers’ minds, helping to keep your site safe and productive. We explore the requirements for such talks and briefings, what topics they might cover and what form they might take and offer tips for those looking to deliver effective presentations.