Week Commencing 29/01/2024 – In The News

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity shines in 2023 The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity continues to be a steadfast beacon of hope for those in need and in 2023, they saw 4438 people reaching out for support through its 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline, a 30% increase on the previous year. Its charitable spend also increased by 12% […]

Week Commencing 12/06/2023 – In The News

Gladiator sequel crew members injured in stunt sequence on set Several crew members filming the Gladiator sequel in Morocco have been injured in a stunt accident on set. The film’s production company Paramount Pictures said the injuries were non life-threatening and happened while shooting a planned stunt sequence. The crew members were “all in stable […]

Week Commencing 06/02/2023 – In The News

New lifesaving defibrillators fitted in more than 200 high street stores New lifesaving defibrillators have been fitted in more than 200 high street stores across the UK and staff are being trained in how to use them. The equipment is being fitted in all O2’s owned stores in the UK as part of a partnership […]

Week Commencing 19/12/2022 – In The News

Worker’s finger amputated after trapping hand in machine An agricultural firm has been fined after an employee lost a finger when his hand became trapped in a machine. A male worker at CYO Seeds Ltd was cleaning a machine at a site in Shipbourne, Tonbridge, Kent, on 10 February 2021, when his glove was caught […]

Week Commencing 12/12/2022 – In The News

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Four ways to keep warehouse staff safe this Christmas Operational demand within warehousing and logistics always ramps up at this time of year. But new starters, tight deadlines and busy working environments all increase the risk of an accident. Stuart Taylor of Mentor FLT Training highlights what managers can do to keep everyone safe. The […]

Week Commencing 14/11/2022 – In The News

Keep road safety front of mind long after Road Safety Week, say organisers With road crashes predicted to climb this year, organisers at Brake are urging the public to keep road safety at the forefront of their minds beyond 20 November. Every year, thousands of schools, organisations and communities come together to support the campaign by sharing […]

Week Commencing 12/09/2022 – In The News

Workplace wellbeing charity says communication key in suicide prevention “No one should be afraid to ask or tell someone that they are struggling,” says Mates in Mind Patron. The charity, Mates in Mind, which aims to promote improved mental health in the workplace, says organisations must encourage conversations around mental health to help prevent suicide.  The message […]

Week Commencing 08/08/2022 – In The News

Construction charity backs HSE’s Working Minds campaign The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Working Minds campaign has added to its partner roster with the addition of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity. Construction is one of the key focus sectors for the campaign and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity provides a new route for Working Minds to raise […]

Mental Health Matters: Support Services

Seeking Mental Health Support Seeking help isn’t always easy, especially for mental health problems. Unfortunately, the stigma around disclosing you are unwell still remains despite the many campaigns and open conversations that are happening every day across the country. It can also seem complicated, and it may feel like people aren’t listening to you, or […]

Week Commencing 24/01/2022 – In The News

Wolves fire: Blaze causes ‘significant damage’ to Molineux A fire broke out at Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Molineux stadium in the early hours, damaging part of the ground, the football club has said. Smoke could be seen coming from the stadium as 20 firefighters attended at about 01:55 GMT. It started in the Sir Jack Hayward Suite […]