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November 15, 2019

Climate Change is the major issue of our time, and the construction industry represents 10% of UK carbon emissions and directly influences 47% of all national emissions, which puts the industry in a position of great responsibility and influence.

The National...

November 4, 2019

Public Health England, with support from some of the most respected organisations in the field, launched a new mental health campaign called “Every Mind Matters” on 7th October 2019.

Every Mind Matters aims to support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to...

August 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce the appointments of Henrietta Frater of The Crown Estate and Cliff Jones of the Commercial Directorate, Department of Health and Social Care as joint chairs of the group.

This announcement coincides with the CCLG's anniversary, celebrating 25...

August 9, 2019

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme has launched a new website

 www.cscs.uk.com, making it easier for visitors to find the information they need.

Alan O’Neile, Head of Communications at CSCS said: “With over 50,000 page views a day the website is our number one...

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Electric Car Battery Charging

The DfT has launched a consultation into mandating the provision of electric vehicle chargepoints in new residential buildings, and new and existing non-residential buildings.

CCLG members are invited to contribute to a response to this consultation - for more details email gren.tipper@cclg.co.uk in the first instance.

CCLG members invited to contribute to response to Consultation on Electric Vehicle Chargepoints
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In a recent incident, an acrylic panel detached from a lightbox on the rear jib of a tower crane, striking a local resident.  

 

To avoid similar incidents, ensure an inspection is completed on all light boxes and other accessories attached to tower cranes.

Crane manufacturers approval must be sought when accessories (such as signs, lightboxes and lights) are attached to tower cranes and mechanical fixings must be used to secure panels.

From a design perspective, attachments must be designed to take both wind loads and dynamic forces and approved by temporary works.

An inspection and maintenance regime must be put in place and followed.

Crane Signage incident
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