Advice on the fire safety matters that should be considered by local planning authorities, applicants and other technical specialists involved in high rise residential and educational accommodation buildings at the planning stage, has been published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Ron Alalouff reports. Read more on the SHP Online website.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a campaign to remind people working in construction to manage the risks associated with asbestos. Despite the substance being banned in the building industry since 1999, figures show that 5,000 people a year still die from asbestos-related diseases. It didn’t disappear when it was banned in the UK […]