Health and safety

Health and safety

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work-related fatalities in 2019/20. Of the 111 workers who were fatally injured at work between April 2019 and March 2020; 40 of them were construction

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Health and safety

SMAS Worksafe Application Reverted after Covid-19 eases

Back in April due to the unforeseen impact of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) had upon the construction industry and particular those wanting to renew their health and safety application, SMAS Worksafe made a number of changes to the SSIP assessment to support members

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Health and safety

HSE issue warning over fake face masks

A substantial number of face masks, claiming to be of KN95 standards, provide an inadequate level of protection and are likely to be poor quality products accompanied by fake or fraudulent paperwork. These face masks may also be known as

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