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Welcome to NHBC SafetyNet online. Here you'll find the latest news, guidance and best practice case studies on a variety of health and safety issues.

Latest News and Guidance

2017 awards judging – what’s happening on site

30 June 2017

We have just completed the judging for our seventh Health and Safety Awards and the process has provided some useful insights into what’s happening out there on site.

Working at heights - what you need to know

20 April 2017

The importance of safety when working at heights is a regularly discussed topic across the industry, but too often simple measures are missed and falls from height are still the biggest cause of fatalities and major injury on site...

Focus on welfare

15 February 2017

Keeping your employees safe is no longer enough, welfare is now much more of a concern across the industry. Many companies go much further than the bare minimum of normal provision on site.‌..

CDM 2015 - summary guide

17 March 2015

We've produced a summary guide to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. It covers the main changes and outlines the new duties for designers and the Principal Designer.

Managing health and safety in cold weather

16 February 2015

Cold weather can cause additional health and safety issues on site. Are you doing enough to manage health and safety during the cold weather? We've compiled 10 key points you ought to consider.

Recent prosecutions round-up

16 February 2015

We share 3 recent prosecutions including:

  • a company MD prosecuted for poor welfare facilities and unsafe excavation works
  • a £10,000 fine for lack of stairwell protection
  • a case of serious injury caused by an unsafe lifting operation


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