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Category: Health & Safety

Covid-19 Will Have A Lasting Benefit On How We Communicate On Site – John Paul Construction

Mike McLoughlin, Health & Safety Manager, John Paul Construction, writes about the innovative ways in which the contractor used technology and social media to convey its safety messages during Construction Safety Week 2020.

Men’s Health Week: Men’s Health and Covid-19

Men's Health and Covid

A webinar shining a light on the effect of Covid-19 on men was hosted by Noel Richardson, Director, National Centre of Men’s Health in Ireland. In the webinar, he interviews Dr Alan White, Emeritus Professor of Men’s Health at Leeds Beckett University.

Coronavirus Construction Update 24 March 2020

Coronavirus

– CIF & ICTU Call on construction companies and workers to comply with HSE Measures

– EU Called on to declare Covid-19 pandemic a Force Majeure event

– Additional HSE Coronavirus Resources

European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) Statement urging EU Covid-19 Measures

Immediate action by the EU Commission is needed to ensure that Covid-19 is considered a force majeure, to eliminate penalties for companies that have to suspend work; and to increase European funds to cover the increased costs of the work.