Is ‘Stay put’ safe, could it be safer and is there an alternative?

Public safety is always open to discussion and debate and WOBO Governor David Gibson appreciates and thanks Ben Bradford for the article and his committment to openess and fire safety. Is ‘Stay put’ safe, could it be safer and is there an alternative? In the...

Bord Gáis Energy Partners with Amarenco in Ireland

WOBO acknowledges the work carried out in the renewable energy sector. Bord Gáis Energy has announced that it will support Amarenco in the development of eight solar farms in Cork that will power approximately 8,000 homes. Amarenco is an independent producer of green energy that...

UK: What should the construction industry do about the skills shortage and equality, diversity and inclusion?

WOBO thanks BBA for the opportunity for both members and fellow professionals to participate in their free webinars. Throughout June BBA are continuing with their focus on the people that make up the construction industry and preserving its future success. The two webinars below are...

Ørsted and ARK Nature to Pioneer Marine Rewilding

Protection and restoration – key environmental themes. A new partnership between Ørsted and ARK Nature pioneers testing the potential of rewilding principles to restore vital ocean biodiversity as we speed up the global transition to renewable energy. One initial focus is restoring shellfish reefs that are fundamental to...

Historic declaration can provide 230 million European households with green electricity

A positive move towards “EU’s climate neutrality”. At the North Sea Summit in Esbjerg, Denmark, 18th May, Heads of Governments from Denmark, Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands have taken an enormous step toward reaching the EU’s climate neutrality goal by co-signing a joint declaration that...

UK: Home Secretary unveils fire reform plans

WOBO appreciates the notice from Workplace DNA and the opportunity for members and fellow professionals to comment. “The most comprehensive plans for fire reform in decades” have been set out in the government’s Fire Reform White Paper, which will “help strengthen the emergency services and seek...

ICC: Collaboration to improve building safety and accessibility

Collaboration is key to development! The International Code Council and Accessibility Standards Canada celebrated an agreement that will facilitate the sharing of best practices related to building accessibility. The agreement will allow Accessibility Standards Canada to reference the Code Council’s ICC A117. 1-2017 Standard for...

Free webinar from HSE! Musculoskeletal Disorders: Managing the Risk of Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment for Workers on Site or Working from Home

WOBO thanks HSE for their update! Musculoskeletal Disorders: Managing the Risk of Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment for Workers on Site or Working from Home Hosted by Health and Safety Matters, 22 June 2022 at 10:30am The world of work is constantly changing and...

barbour: Fire Strategy for a Building

WOBO thanks “barbour” for their recent fire update. Do you know how your organisation’s fire strategy should look? This can be difficult to determine – especially when you consider that there isn’t a clear common understanding of the legal requirements and what minimum level of information...

UK: HSE respiratory health site inspection initiative for the construction sector

Dust can kill! WOBO thanks HSE for their UK update. Site inspections across Great Britain throughout June 2022 Every week, workers in the construction industry develop serious lung diseases that can have a devastating impact on them and their families. During June, HSE will be carrying...

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