Health & Safety – reducing dangers in the construction industry

  • 20 Jan 2016

howardchapmanHoward Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor 

The building industry is still one of the most dangerous workplaces. 

Peter Baker, the HSE’s chief inspector of construction said that it is a misconception that health issues cannot be controlled – it is simply not true.

Here is news of two events that focus on how we can eradicate work health risks and save lives.

Firstly, industry leaders are coming together at new summit “Committing Construction to a Healthier Future” being held tomorrow to address construction’s poor record on reducing workplace health risks – link to more details.

And Buildingtalk is supporting The Health & Safety Event that returns to Birmingham NEC on 22nd to 24th March 2016

1-Fullscreen capture 20012016 104116This free to attend national exhibition and conference offers visitors from any industry and at any level the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in health and safety, seek advice from experts, network with peers and try out new innovations.

Besides 200 exhibitors at the event, key industry speakers will share fresh perspectives and new ideas on making the workplace safer, plus the latest HSE strategy and legislative update.

Link to more details

If you are exhibiting, why not use the ‘comment’ option below to encourage visitors to your stand?

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