BS 7671 18th Edition Wiring Regulations Guide
Not sure what the new wiring regulations include, or what BS7671 is? Read this article for all of the key information on the latest British standard.
18th Edition what you need to know
The 18th Edition of BS7671, the UK’s standard for electrical wiring installation, was released in 2018 and is now fully in force. It’s something that many thousands of British electricians will need to be aware of.
Four tech innovations that will transform the construction sector
The construction sector remains a key building block within the global economy, worth an estimated £2.64 trillion on an annual basis, but the value generated by the sector is still being held back by longstanding inefficiencies.
Construction: How to create a safer working environment
In any working environment, the safety of employees is paramount. When it comes to construction, the risk of harm becomes even greater than in normal working conditions, making it even more important to ensure a safe environment.
21st Construction News Awards showcases industry talent
Earlier this month the winners of the 21st Construction News Awards were revealed, showcasing the strength and talent within the construction industry
Health & Safety: Scaffolding tragedy highlights need for robust procedures
Did you know that construction workers are most at risk of death than any other type of worker in the UK? Every day, construction employees put their lives at risk to do something they love to help build a bigger, better and more efficient world for us all.
How are new technologies changing the world of construction?
Over the last few years, the emergence of new devices, software and technological approaches has radically reshaped the way that many industries operate,and the world of construction is no exception to this.
Height safety failings the ‘biggest danger’ for construction workers
Of over 20,000 site inspections during 2016, height safety failure was found to be the most commonly identified breach by far, it has been reported.
Construction site manager jailed for manslaughter after fatal accident
Two Northamptonshire construction workers have been jailed after a lack of safety measures resulted in the death of a father of five.