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15/09/17 - Jill Lunn death: Norwich man convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence

The jury deliberated for just over an hour before returning the guilty verdict, please see the link below for the full details from Norfolk police:https://www.  more info

01/02/17 - AFI Offers Free CHAS Assessments to Members

AFI has stringent entry criteria for members who must operate professionally, legally and safely. CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme) is the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification schemes in the UK construction and related industries, and more and more frequently clients and specifiers require CHAS   more info

06/01/16 - A manufacturing firm has been fined after an employee was crushed to death

A manufacturing firm has been fined after an employee was crushed to death after his arm got caught in a powered roller.  more info

06/01/16 - A metal galvanising company has been fined after an employee fell three metres from a ladder and injured himself.

A metal galvanising company has been fined after an employee fell three metres from a ladder and injured himself.  more info

17/11/15 - NO CHANGE TO H&S LAW FOR SELF-EMPLOYED WORKERS IN CONSTRUCTION

Construction work has been exempted from the new Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (General Duties of Self-Employed Persons) (Prescribed Undertakings) Regulations 2015 which means that self-employed construction workers are still required to comply with all relevant health and safety law.  more info

26/08/15 - Gate Safety Week

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) represents all the key players in powered gates, industrial, commercial and garage doors, as well as the leading UK manufacturers and suppliers of building hardware, locks and architectural ironmongery.  more info

28/05/15 - EFIA's free CHAS assessment service

EFIA’s free CHAS assessment service continues to be very popular with members new and old. Congratulations to the following members who have used our services to assess and accredit their safety management systems:  more info

24/10/14 - Construction Firm Fined After Barrier Falls On Top Of Pram

A construction firm has been fined £4,000 after a barrier was blown on top of a pram injuring an 18-week-old baby.  more info

10/07/14 - Figures Show Increase In Construction Deaths

Construction union UCATT has slammed the latest figures which showed a rise in construction deaths. The union is warning it "could mark the beginning of a steady rise in fatalities".  more info

02/04/14 - Beware of Hard Hat Infection..

Hard Hat Infection? The use of hard hats has undoubtedly saved hundreds of lives in recent years. However, it was recently reported that an employee of a major contractor developed a severe skin infection on his head, called cellulitis.  more info

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