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Norway’s ‘world-first’ ship tunnel gets technical advisor
See which company has contracted with the Norwegian government on this one-of-a-kind project
Contractor fined US$220,000 following death of an employee
Erith pleads guilty to breaching health and safety regulations 
NFDC joins the national Working Minds mental health campaign
Talking about stress and mental health “needs to become the norm”, says HSE
Fachtagung Abbruch highlights: Explosion-tested machine windscreens
Florian Lauterbach explains how the Hammerglass RABS windscreen system works
Hard hats vs. safety helmets: Which is best?
PPE specialist Chris Tidy weighs up the pros and cons of hard hats relative to construction safety helmets.
Why construction workers are demanding more
Construction workers on the Paris Olympic sites are just some of the construction workers taking to strike action to demand improvements in pay and conditions in 2023
OSHA teams up with demo association
Health & safety partnership aims to address hazards in deconstruction and dismantling
How construction site access tech is advancing – and what it can do for you
Construction access control systems have moved on to biometric technology, opening new opportunties for contractors to examine how operatives are working in detail.
Applications for demolition supervisor certification open
Application deadline to take the industry qualification exam is 8 December, 2023
How to promote an inclusive environment in your company
Lucy Barnard interviews Emma Porter, managing director of UK-based Story Contracting about how to adopt a workable diversity and inclusion strategy
Silicosis: ‘the biggest risk to construction workers after asbestos’
What is silicosis and why is it a threat to construction workers?
Video: Controlled detonation of WWII bomb found on Singapore construction site
Armed forces in Singapore conducted a controlled explosion on an unexploded World War II-era bomb after it was discovered on a construction site.
NDA starts beta testing new certification
Association encourages contractors to participate in Demolition Supervisor exam
EDA to publish recycled products guide
 “Comprehensive” guide to help ease contractors’ concerns about circular economy and recycling
UAE city begs contractors to secure demolition sites
“Determination to implement the best practices in demolition” prompts site inspections
Demo association launches worker training course
OADC’s Demolition Worker Certification Program aims to promote skilled labour 
US Department of Labor issues heat hazard alert, steps up inspections in construction
The US Department of Labour’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a heat hazard alert to remind employers of their obligation to protect workers against heat illness or injury.
World Crane and Transport Summit Asia: helping to power your business
Be sure to attend the World Crane and Transport Summit coming up in Singapore on 4 and 5 October
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
Final reminder - World Demolition Awards entries close on 30 June
Nine contractor and two manufacturer categories available
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