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How safe are smart motorways?

“Jason and Alexandru’s death’s prove these motorways are anything but smart”, said Claire Mercer who recently lost her husband in an accident on the M1, after the 16-mile stretch was

Health and Safety in Roof Work

According to Health and Safety Executive (HSE), falls accounted for more deaths and injuries in the construction industry than anything else in 2017. Of those injured or killed, roofers account

The Importance of RIDDOR

RIDDOR is an acronym for “Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations.” In 2013, RIDDOR policy was introduced to ensure serious work-related accidents and diseases were recorded and collated.

Risk Assessment in the Construction Industry

Risks within the construction industry are rife, therefore, putting the right practices in place to protect your workforce is imperative. As an employer in the building or construction trade, you

Direct Safety Solutions is ISO 9001 Accredited!

Direct Safety Solutions, a health and safety consultant and training provider, is pleased to announce that the company has passed its ISO 9001 Audit on the 22nd January with zero non-conformances.  ISO

Interserve Fines for Safety Failings

A facilities management contractor has been fined after multiple safety failings at a laboratory site for the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency in Weybridge. Hove Crown Court heard how,

Worker Killed by Reversing Forklift Truck

A builders’ merchant that failed to manage workplace transport at its warehouse in Horsforth, Leeds, has been fined after a worker was killed by a reversing forklift truck. Woodlands Homecare

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