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Tenement building collapses after minimarket fire in Glasgow.
 Tenement building collapses after minimarket fire in Glasgow 11th November 2019 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-50372285   Image caption Fire fighters were called to the blaze before midnight on Sunday A three-storey tenement...
Glasgow student flats operator 'put profit over safety'
 A student housing provider has been accused of putting profit above safety after hundreds of tenants were moved into unlicensed flats which have not been fully assessed by fire chiefs.Firefighters have been called to the flats in Glasgow's west end, on 12 occasions since it opened last...
Digital design apps can help make building projects safer for construction workers, researchers say
 Glasgow, Scotland — Construction project designers can create safer buildings and enhance their knowledge of common design-related hazards by using multimedia digital apps that help identify, prevent and mitigate risks to construction workers, researchers from Glasgow Caledonian...
Company and gas fitter fined after gas explosion
 A self-employed gas fitter has been fined after he and his son received serious burns following an explosion at a motor vehicle showroom in Glasgow.Glasgow Sheriff Court heard that on 3 August 2016 Kenneth Ewen had been asked to install a heater in the wash area at Arnold Clark Limited on...
Volvo fined after employee crushed at Glasgow truck maintenance depot
 The arm of Volvo that sells and maintains trucks and buses in the UK has been fined £13,333.33 after an employee was crushed by a jack at a depot in Glasgow, the vehicle it was supporting having moved as he was working on it.On 7 June 2016 the employee of Volvo Group UK was testing the...
Digital design apps can help make building projects safer for construction workers, researchers say
 Glasgow, Scotland — Construction project designers can create safer buildings and enhance their knowledge of common design-related hazards by using multimedia digital apps that help identify, prevent and mitigate risks to construction workers, researchers from Glasgow Caledonian...
Two dead after pigeon dropping infection at hospital
 Two dead after pigeon dropping infection at hospital 19 January 2019 from the BBC Two patients have died after contracting a fungal infection caused by pigeon droppings at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said an elderly patient died but from...
Mackintosh Fire 2018 - Mistakes repeated on sprinklers and combustible insultation
 Case study: Mackintosh fire, June 2018 (from article January 2019 at https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/best-practice/health-and-safety/cn-investigates-the-43-rise-in-deliberately-caused-site-fires/10038588.article)CREDIT Police Scotland_Glasgow School of Art fire_MackintoshSource: Police...
Children infected by possible water supply bacteria at Hospital
 Three children still receiving treatment as water supply bacteria link probedUK News | 21-3-2018Infection control measures were introduced to some Royal Hospital for Children wards at the weekend and water filters are being installed.Three children continue to receive treatment for...
Fatal accident inquiry to be held into Clutha helicopter crash
 Fatal accident inquiry to be held into Clutha helicopter crash 24 November 2017 From the BBC section Glasgow & West Scotland http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-42108923 Read more about sharing. these are external links and will open in a...

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