HSE warns of the dangers of wheeled loading shovels

26 October 2021

Widely used in the waste and recycling sector, wheeled loading shovels have been involved in nine fatal vehicle-pedestrian collisions in the past four years. Six of these occurred in the waste and recycling sector, with the remainder when moving wood chip.

Achieving net zero emissions in Scotland's buildings

26 October 2021

The Scottish Government has published its Heat in Buildings Strategy, which sets out the pathway for cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from homes and buildings across the country by more than two-thirds by 2030.

Union leaders call for urgent action to curb rise in Covid

25 October 2021

As the Prime Minister continues to insist that while the number of Covid infections is “high”, it is in line with predictions, unions representing millions of public and customer-facing workers have come together to urge immediate action.

Possible changes to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

21 October 2021

The Home Office has published a summary of the responses to the consultation, launched back in 2019 by the then Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), on proposals for what it described as a radically new building and fire safety system in England.

New energy and carbon reporting framework

19 October 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub has recognised that assessing the performance of a building or other asset during the procurement, design and construction phase remains a significant challenge for the industry.