BSG Updates

Hinkley Point C Project

8th August 2017

Construction has now begun on the Hinkley Point C Project, the biggest construction project in Europe. The project aims to be completed in 2027. Member […]

BSG Summer Training Newsletter

23rd June 2017

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Released June 2017
BSG Summer Training News 2017
This month’s issue includes:

Number of company directors prosecuted trebles
CSkills Awards move to NOCN
Professional NEBOSH qualifications still key […]

John Puck appointed as BSG’s new Membership Development Officer

7th June 2017

The Building Safety Group (BSG) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Puck as its new Membership Development Officer. John will be responsible for […]

Building Safety Group reports 18% increase in Occupational Health breaches

24th May 2017

24/05/2017 The Building Safety Group (BSG), has reported an 18% increase in the number of Occupational Health breaches recorded during site inspections. The increase is […]

BSG Working at Height

‘Working at Height’ remains the biggest danger for construction workers

19th May 2017

Working at Height remains the biggest danger for construction workers according to the Building Safety Group (BSG).
The finding was based on a report which combined […]

poor air quality

Should construction firms be fined for contributing to poor air quality?

12th May 2017

New research reveals that cancer risks are now 10% higher in areas with poor air quality.  Chris Chapman, Technical Support Manager for the BSG (Building […]

BSG COSTS

20th April 2017

To support the continuing investment in services as well as to reflect rising industry costs, the Board of the Building Safety Group (which is made […]

work related illness

Work-related stress and mental illness is worse in construction

5th April 2017

New research reveals that almost half of construction workers lose sleep from workplace stress with budget concerns, workload and client demands cited as the biggest […]

BSG March Training Newsletter

15th March 2017

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Released March 2017
BSG Training News March 2017
This month’s issue includes:

Guidance on Temporary Works Responsibilities
Information about two new courses: CITB Temporary Works Supervisor training course […]

BSG reports 42% increase in Hand Arm Vibration non-compliances

25th January 2017

BSG has reported a 42% rise in the number of ‘Hand Arm Vibration’ non-compliances recorded through site inspections. The increase is based on over 20,000 independent […]

BSG Safety Alert: 12 fatalities in the last five years associated with roof work

20th January 2017

BSG’s latest safety alert reports on 12 fatalities in the last five years associated with roof work.
For more information, including advice on the key […]

Roofing bosses skip scaffold to speed up invoices

4th January 2017

A roofing contractor and its two directors have been sentenced after admitting working unsafely at height on a hotel development in central Manchester during a […]

HSE prosecutes after public tip off for site safety failings

22nd December 2016

A construction company and its managing director have been prosecuted for operating an unsafe site during the conversion of a building in Bollington.
Manchester and Salford […]

BSG Occupational Health Seminar – Dec 8th

28th November 2016

BSG is holding an Occupational Health seminar which will take place on Dec 8th in Bristol. Focus will be directed towards how companies can reduce […]

Latest HSE statistics: Work-related ill health rises sharply Construction Safety Group BSG comments

30th October 2016

BSG (Building Safety Group), the UK’s largest construction safety group, issues comment on the on HSE construction industry annual statistics as ill health in construction […]

HSE Blitz

7th October 2016

BSG understands that the HSE are planning construction site blitzes during October through to November 4th .For more information on the keys areas which the […]

BSG reports 28% increase in Occupational Health Non-compliances

11th July 2016

BSG (Building Safety Group) , the UK’s largest construction safety group, has reported a 28% increase in the number of Occupational Health non-compliances recorded through […]