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NASC say scaffolding workers accidents are up 27% in 2018
Scaffolding accidents up by more than a quarter  by https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/scaffolding-accidents-up-by-more-than-a-quarter3 hours NASC, the national access and scaffolding confederation, has published its annual safety report showing a 27% spike in the number of...
Shutdown Didn’t Stop Regulatory Chief From Moving Ahead on Rollback of Workplace Injury Reporting Ru
 With much of the regulatory process crimped by the partial government shutdown, labor and consumer groups are crying foul on the Friday release of a controversial final rule on workplace injury reporting by the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.The...
Fires on building work site on the rise and many are deliberate
 Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks? Lucy Alderson takes a look at the facts behind the figures....
Fires on building work site on the rise and many are deliberate
 Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks? Lucy Alderson takes a look at the facts behind the figures....
Scaffolding Accident Numbers Down in 2017
 The number of accidents and injuries reported by members of the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) fell to a new low in 2017, the organisation says.The NASC 2018 Safety Report reveals there were just 17 major injuries recorded by members in 2017, down 37% from 27 in...
WHO figures on leading casues of death gloablly to young people
1.2million adolescents' deaths mostly preventable, report saysBy Meera Senthilingam, CNN Updated 0413 GMT (1213 HKT) May 16, 2017 (CNN)More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world -- an average of 3,000 deaths per day -- from causes that are largely...
Directors Prosecutions for H&S in UK treble in a year
Number of directors prosecuted by HSE trebles in a yearThe number of company directors who have been prosecuted for health and safety offences has trebled in a year, according to research from a law firm.Using data from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Clyde & Co’s research shows that...
RSSB figures reveal record eighth year without train accident fatalities
RSSB figures reveal record eighth year without train accident fatalitiesfrom: http://www.europeanrailwayreview.com/24294/rail-industry-news/rssb-figures-reveal-record-eighth-year-without-train-accident-fatalities/RSSB figures reveal record eighth year without train accident fatalities21 July...
Facts and Figures from RoSPA
Facts & Figures from RoSPA   April 2016Fatal injuriesThe number of workers fatally injured in work related accidents in 2014/15 was 142.This is equivalent to a rate of fatal injury of approx 0.46 in 100,000 workers. 1Of the main industrial sectors, construction, agriculture and...
Airline Industry Data Shows Impressive Safety Record for 2015
 from: http://www.wsj.com/articles/no-fatal-jetliner-accidents-occurred-last-year-globally-data-show-1455575555 No Fatal Jetliner Accidents Occurred Last Year Globally, Data ShowNo deaths due to crashes attributed to pilot error, aircraft malfunctions or weather, industry group saysThe...

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