CDM Regulations 2015 – What they mean to Service Providers. You may or may not be aware of the fact that you in offering your skill or service to a customer are automatically classed as a Service Provider. The fact that the customer is paying you for your service defines you in this category. There are certain rules and regulations that you have to legally have in place to ensure you are operating within the law. They are: The Service Providers Regulations: and [...]
Good day to you. My name is Ron Pye and I am the author of this blog page which is being relaunched as of today. I also operate two UK based Trademarked Registered Companies named: “Beat the Cowboy Builder” and the “United Kingdom Federation of Builders”. Both of these companies operate in tandem for reasons that will become apparent as you digest my future blogs. Using the knowledge I have accrued over 45 years of working in the construction industry progressing [...]
A construction worker died yesterday after being hit by a lorry in the City of London.Witnesses said he was talking on his mobile phone while crossing the road near Houndsditch. Source: www.constructionenquirer.com
A worker was taken to hospital with a broken leg this morning following a blast during gas mains work in Scunthorpe.
Construction firms cutting corners on health and safety will feel the “full weight of the law”, the Health and Safety Executive has warned, after announcing a two-week inspection blitz on sites across the UK.
Twenty schools have received improvement notices from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) because of their inadequate control of asbestos hazards.
An untrained scaffolder had to have his leg amputated after falling from an unguarded structure, a court has heard. Andrew Gore, 37, from Mountain Ash in the Cynon Valley, had never had any recognised training.
A lorry loader crane operator must pay £10,000 in fines and costs after botching a lift and crushing a construction worker. 50-year-old Mark Fowell from Poole was attempting to load out a portable building onto the back of his lorry.
A Carlisle scaffolding firm has been fined £15,000 after a young employee was badly hurt when he fell more than six metres through a roof light.