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25th August, 2022 - Construction

The Health And Safety Documents You Need In Construction (+5 Free Templates)

Do you have all the necessary documents for your construction sites? With so many health and safety requirements to cover, in this blog post, we look at the 11 types of essential health and safety documents you'll need to run a construction site.

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9th August, 2022 - Construction

Calories For Construction: What And When To Eat And Drink On Site

Construction workers need more calories than most, but they don't always have access to a kitchen, or even a microwave. Here's how much you should eat and drink on a building site, plus a few healthy lunch ideas!

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27th July, 2022 - Construction

7 Ways Construction Workers Can Stay Cool This Summer

How can you stay cool on a construction site during a summer heatwave if you can't control the weather? You might not be able to change the environment, but you can take some simple steps to make your workday more comfortable. Here are some simple and cheap ways to stay cool in construction.

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21st July, 2022 - Construction

Safe Use Of Power Tools (And The Hazards To Watch Out For)

Power tools make work quicker and require less physical effort from the user. However, with these benefits also comes risk. Power tools are powerful, and when accidents happen, they can cause serious injuries. Here's a rundown of things to consider for the safe use of power tools.

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17th May, 2022 - Construction

What Do Safety Boots Protect You From?

You need to wear safety footwear in various workplaces, and sometimes, it might seem like a hassle. Why should you wear them? Safety boots protect you from a wide range of hazards that could hurt your feet. Let's look at the different ratings and codes for safety footwear and what they mean.

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27th April, 2022 - Construction

How To Check Your Hard Hat Expiry Date

Find out how to check the expiry date on your hard hats, what stamps to look for, where to look, the difference between the manufacture date and the expiry date, how long a hard hat lasts, and most importantly - when to replace your hard hat.

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7th April, 2022 - Construction

10 Free Printable Construction Safety Signs For Your Site

Want to print some construction health and safety signs for your site? We've created 10 printer-friendly signs, including warning signs, PPE signs, and no-entry signs. Download them today in PDF format, no sign up required.

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30th March, 2022 - Construction

7 Types Of Angle Grinder Accidents And How To Stop Them

Angle grinders are a type of abrasive wheel. They are a handheld power tool often found on construction sites, used for cutting, grinding and polishing. Angle grinder safety is important. Using the wrong wheel for the task or not using the tool correctly can cause serious accidents.

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16th March, 2022 - Construction

40+ Daily Scaffolding Safety Checks And Common Faults

There are many different elements to a scaffold to check and maintain for safety. In this blog post, we will look at a checklist of over 40 scaffolding faults you should look out for. And we discuss why (and when) you need to check scaffolds and their components to keep them safe and secure.

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25th January, 2022 - Construction

The Best Location For Your Construction Site Office And Welfare Facilities

Every construction site needs welfare facilities, and most will also require a site office. But where should you put them? Where should your site compound be? On some sites, it might be obvious. You might even use existing facilities. But on others, you'll need to give it a little more thought.

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11th January, 2022 - Construction

What Are Pinch Point Hazards? 6 Examples And How To Spot Them

Pinch point hazards are common in many workplaces, and especially in construction and manufacturing. A pinch might not sound too severe, but pinch points can cause life-changing injuries, and in the worst cases, they can be fatal. But what is a pinch point? And how can you spot these hazards?

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25th November, 2021 - Construction

What Temporary Facilities Do You Need On Construction Sites?

When you are planning a construction project, you are going to need to provide some temporary facilities. E.g. a site office, toilets, and other welfare facilities. Used correctly, these facilities will keep your site safe and productive. Here's a list of 10 temporary facilities you need on your construction sites.

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