Lee Sadd is Operations and Training Director at health & safety consultancy SAMS Ltd. SAMS is a leading UK provider of online and classroom safety courses, business advisory services and event management solutions.
Though it's often characterized as a traditional blue-collar industry, construction has long been at the forefront of technological progress. It's critical that the development of safety, efficiency and structural technologies remains on the cutting edge.
Despite all our best efforts and often those of the employees we train and advise - people have a problem with safety. It can be a hard topic to bring to life, and there’s a fine line between honesty and being accused of scaremongering.