Mavis Nye was diagnosed with mesothelioma 49 years after she was exposed to asbestos dust. And it wasn’t Mavis that worked with dust – she breathed it in from her husband’s clothes after he came home from work covered in it.
Since her diagnosis, Mavis has set up a registered charity [...]
B&CE has appointed Barbara Dinsdale to head up its Charitable Trust, which provides help and support for construction workers in times of need.
Barbara joins the Charitable Trust from Heart Research UK, where she was Head of Lifestyle, managing the charity’s grant-giving activity, education outreach programme and implementing its health strategy.
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B&CE's Charitable Trust has awarded the 2018 B&CE Mowlem Award to Mates in Mind – a mental health charity whose aim is to help address the stigma of poor mental health across the construction industry.
Mates in Mind is a mental health charity whose aim is to help address the stigma of poor mental [...]
B&CE has submitted written evidence 1 to the Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology, as part of their inquiry into ‘Offsite Manufacture for Construction’ 2, calling for a change in culture so that health is treated equally to safety.
Our evidence discussed the health benefits and opportunities presented by offsite manufacture, including:
B&CE, a not-for-profit organisation rooted in the construction industry, has taken a vital step forward in the creation of its new digital occupational health management scheme, as the sector backs its proposed approach.
Construction is inherently risky, and although the industry has made great strides in improving safety, its track record on health remains poor. Over [...]
Responding to the publication of ISO 45001, the first International Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard, Margaret Grahamslaw, Head of Occupational Health at B&CE said:
“This new Standard is good news for both employers and workers. Its implementation will encourage employers to treat occupational health and safety as an investment rather than a regulatory burden. It [...]
B&CE’s Charitable Trust is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the Mowlem Award 2018. Now in its fourth year, the Award is granted to an organisation that really makes a difference to training and the promotion of health and safety in the construction industry. Submissions must be received by Monday 16th April, [...]
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