H&S

Dylan Skelhorn with Mark French

Willmott Dixon is employing the renowned health and safety campaigner Dylan Skelhorn as ambassador for its All Safe initiative to bring his hard-hitting message to all company construction projects.   Dylan was a solid fuel heating engineer in 2011 when he fell 33 feet from a chimney stack, which collapsed owing to age, after not being given adequate fall protection equipment by his then employer. Dylan was left 40 per

Safety

More than 16,000 employees for the UK’s largest contractor, Balfour Beatty, have participated in its annual Health and Safety Stand Down to focus awareness on the company’s Zero Harm vision.  During the stand down, employees, supply chain partners and senior leaders, including Group Chief Executive Leo Quinn, across all of Balfour Beatty’s sites and offices downed tools and stopped work for a short period between Friday 22 and Monday 25

UAV Drone

  The media of late has been full of stories surrounding UAV’s (drones) and the potential benefits and applications they may have. Likewise, we have been inundated with news of drones falling from the sky, causing injury to passers by or damage to surrounding property. The age of UAV’s is very much still in it’s infancy stage, with little or no regulation for their use or security. A recent House

Sodexo China employee receives award from NEBOSH

A Sodexo employee from China travelled to the UK to receive the Best Candidate award for achieving the highest score of some 35,000 students in the International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health at NEBOSH’s annual graduation and awards ceremony held at Warwick University on 27 June. John Lin, HSE Compliance Manager for Sodexo China has worked for the company since 2014.  His responsibilities include ensuring health and safety

Amey wins award for safety campaign

  Amey’s Target Zero safety campaign has won the ‘Most effective use of internal communications’ category at the HR Excellence Awards 2016, beating many well-known household names that were also up for the award. The campaign was launched in September 2014 to support our corporate health and safety objective of “Keeping people safe, every day”. Since then, Target Zero has featured in every briefing, conference, presentation and edition of our