The latest hub health and wellbeing campaign has been developed to provide information and give examples of best practice within the industry. Health and wellbeing is recognised as a crucial element in the development of a safe and fit workforce. The Office for National Statistics, have estimated that 137 million working days were lost in 2016 due to sickness absence. This campaign will concentrate on three individual areas of concern which are fatigue, mental health and occupational cancer. We launch in October with the focus on fatigue.
A very useful guidance document covering slips, trips and falls from vehicles can be found on the falls from vehicles page. Nynas has produced a very comprehensive working with bitumen safety video. Professor David Edwards has kindly shared a number of research papers he has worked on covering a variety of construction H&S subjects.