Work is underway to consult on whether to ban combustible materials on residential buildings over 18 metres. Whatever the outcome of this consultation, it only looks at one small aspect of what it is that makes a building safe in the event of a fire, says Adrian Pargeter, head of technical and product development, at Kingspan Insulation
Charlotte Watson, marketing manager at Waldeck, discusses how using drones can reduce costs, save time and minimise risk to health and safety
With the spotlight on building fire safety, Mark Harris, chairman of the UK Green Roof Organisation and Jonathan Brown, Fixfast’s living roofs expert, explains what architects and contractors need to know to design and install safe living roofs.
The prevention of falls when working at height is well-documented, but despite even the most watertight procedures, falls can and do still happen. Matthew Bailey, inspection and certification manager from fall protection specialist HCL explores a number of potentially life-saving products and procedures which are considered best practice in the event of a fall