MECsafe now Deliver SEATS Courses at our head office in Doncaster!
The Next course will be:
7th December – £145 + VAT Per Person
The SEATS (Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme) training course wil provide delegagates with an introductions to environmental issues on constructions sites. The course has been designed to provide the basic environmental knowledge that sub-contractors are required to know and demonstrate to major contractors.
For further details please get in touch on Tel:01302 775900
Interserve are set to win the contract to build a new rehabilitation complex for injured members of the armed forces in Leicestershire.
A shortage of skilled construction workers is among the main concerns of building industry chiefs around the world, according to the results of a new survey.
Around half of project owners polled by KPMG Admitted they had found it difficult finding skills construction workers. It is just one of number of issues facing the heads of building firms around the world, from failing projects to problems meeting budget estimates.
There were budget problems for many in the survey after just 31% of projects the sample had worked on came within 10% of the original cost estimates.
And 70% said they thought one of the main reasons for this lies in a failure to accurately plan for delays.
Just over 100 senior managers took part in the survey, which was carried out at the end of last year and mainly involved face-to-face interviews.
The Construction Industry Training Board has now published final versions of industry guidance on The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015)
Draft versions were made available shortly before CDM 2015 came into force on 6th April 2015. The published versions now come in printer friendly and web-interactive format.
The guidance includes useful information on the actions required of the new Principal Designer (PD) role and how the PD should coordinate and manage design risk management by others during the project Pre-Construction Phase.
CITB have been accused off being sly with the new changes to the levy payments.
Around 16% Of Firms will see their levy bills increase in 2017. Contractors are already warning that will start from this April. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding this matter;
One construction boss spoke out saying: “The CITB is obviously sensitive about this issue and has been pretty sneaky in the way it has worded all this.”
The HSE recently started the campaign for Asbestos awareness which is aimed at trades people and workers who undertake jobs which intentionally or unintentionally disturb asbestos. The United Kingdom Asbestos training association have appeared to be arguing against the campaign as they claim it could lead to untrained people attempting to remove asbestos.