Following the introduction of the Building Safety Bill into Parliament, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published some early messages on the proposed new safety case regime for high-rise residential buildings.
Updated guidance on work-related road risk (WRRR) for employers and workers has been published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Department for Transport (DfT) in the context of the expansion of the gig economy and the increasing use of personal vehicles for work purposes: the “grey fleet”.
Commissioned by Mayor Sadiq Khan, a new report by researchers from Imperial College London has found a link between a person’s exposure to air pollution and the severity with which they will experience the effects of Covid-19.
Part of the largest single investment in affordable housing in a decade, the Affordable Homes Programme funding will deliver around 119,000 homes, including 57,000 for ownership, 29,600 for social rent and 6250 affordable rural homes.
According to trade union Unite, the construction industry will face severe cement shortages this autumn if lorry drivers employed by Hanson, on the Castle Cement contract, vote for strike action in a dispute over pay.
The Environment Agency’s Chief Scientist’s Group has concluded a review into environmental monitoring data on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in English rivers, estuaries and groundwater to evaluate PFAS use, sources and environmental pathways.