Met police launch inquiry into construction worker blacklisting

Move reverses earlier decision not investigate claims of Met police involvement in compiling 3,200-name blacklist An investigation by the  Metropolitan police has launched into allegations of collusion in the blacklisting of construction workers. Officers are alleged to have handed information on individual workers to the blacklist, keeping thousands of builders and electricians Continue Reading

Warning on dodgy hard hats

A safety alert has been issued about counterfeit safety helmets on the market that are so weak they can be split in two by bare hands. The British Safety Industry Federation has circulated the warning, saying that helmets branded “burly” or “Mkll” under the peak should be regarded as suspicious. Continue Reading