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Worker dies after HS2 site accident

Construction Enquirer

A worker has died following an accident on HS2 on Thursday at the Balfour Beatty VINCI site near Solihull in the west Midlands. The Enquirer understands the victim, who is believed to be in his 70s, was carrying out drilling work when the accident happened causing him to suffer a cardiac arrest.

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Record low accident rates among NASC contractors

Construction Enquirer

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has released its annual Safety Report showing the lowest rates of accidents among NASC contractor members since records began – indisputably proving that audited, regulated, NASC membership leads to safe scaffolding and access operations.

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Mastering Crisis Management in Construction

Construction Business Owner

From equipment collapses to on-site accidents, the potential for crises looms large. Mastering Crisis Management in Construction ccapoccia Thu, 03/28/2024 - 18:38 In a landscape where some degree of crisis is an inevitability, the construction industry stands at the forefront: The stakes are high and the margin for error is slim.

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No More Overlooking Work Zone Accidents

FDR Safety

While teenage accidents and deaths are undoubtedly important, they are not the only group who see dramatic rise in danger as more cars crowd the roads during the summer months. In a study recently published by the Associated General Contractors, work zones and those occupying them see an astounding amount of accidents.

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Infographic: Construction accidents – ultimate statistics

Lets Build

That’s why we prepared this infographic of top construction accidents – divided by these categories: how many? Read also: How to decrease accident rate on a construction site? Safety on construction sites needs to be a central focus at all times.

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Infographic: Construction accidents – ultimate statistics

Lets Build

With that in mind, we prepared the following infographic of the most common construction accidents – divided into five main categories: How many? Read also: How to decrease accident rate on a construction site? Safety on construction sites should be a priority at all times.

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How to Build a Strong Safety Program

Construction Business Owner

A workplace that is free from incidents and accidents is also a more productive workplace. A safe workplace is also critical to employee recruitment and retention, which are important in today’s competitive employment environment.

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