New app could be a game-changer for construction safety

5 March 2021

A new digital app for users of mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) and mast climbing work platform (MCWP) equipment marks a major stride forward in its drive for greater sector sustainability, the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has claimed.

UK extends grace periods for Irish Sea border checks

5 March 2021

As Northern Ireland remained a part of the EU's single market for goods following the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), products arriving there from Great Britain must undergo EU import procedures.

Direct Vision Standard now in force in London

5 March 2021

Delivering what it has called a radical improvement to road safety in the capital, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that its lorry safety scheme is now enforced on all roads in London with free safety permits required for all freight operators.

ECHA updates list of treated articles

4 March 2021

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have updated their list of allowed substances in treated articles. It is otherwise known as the Article 94 list which shows the list of substance-product type combinations that can be used in treated articles.

Eight English areas get Freeports go-ahead

4 March 2021

We reported last year that the Government had set out a proposal to establish 10 Freeports in the UK (see Freeports bidding process opens for applications).

Code of practice for property flood resilience

4 March 2021

CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association, has published Guidance on the Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience (C790B) together with Making your Property More Flood Resilient— How the Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience Can Help (C790C).