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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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31st August, 2021 - Construction

The Technology You Can Use For Better Construction Health And Safety

Technology has advanced at record speed over the past 20 years. We've gone from games of snake to running an entire business from your mobile phone. Let's take a look at the remote technology you can use for better construction health and safety.

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17th August, 2021 - Construction

10 PPE Rules For Every Construction Site Worker

Every construction site worker needs PPE, it's your last line of defence against the many hazards and risks found on site. Employers have a duty to provide PPE, and you also have responsibilities to wear and use PPE. Here are 10 PPE rules construction site workers should obey.

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22nd July, 2021 - Construction

Scaffold Handrail, Guardrail And Toeboard Height In Construction

Safe platforms for working at height require edge protection like handrails, guardrails and toeboards to prevent falls, of people and equipment. But when do you need handrails, and what are the minimum and maximum heights for these barriers?

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22nd June, 2021 - Construction

50 Construction Site Safety Tips

Construction workers are more likely to be injured or killed at work. There are many risks for construction workers to navigate, but the hazards you face in construction are varied, as no two sites are the same. These construction site safety tips are a great place to start.

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6th May, 2021 - Construction

Top 5 Construction Safety Hazards (And How You Can Control The Risks)

If you work in construction, these are the safety hazards most likely to harm you. Updated with the latest accident statistics from the HSE, we look at which safety hazards are most likely to kill or injure you in construction and how you can control the risks on site.

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2nd March, 2021 - Construction

10 Good Housekeeping Rules For A Tidy Construction Site

On construction sites, good housekeeping refers to the practice of keeping your site clean and tidy. A tidy work area reduces the risk of accidents and increases fire safety. Implement these 10 rules, and you should see a reduction in slip and trip accidents and near misses on your project.

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2nd February, 2021 - Construction

10 Examples Of Good Construction Traffic Management

Construction sites can be busy places, with workers, deliveries, and machinery all needing access. Traffic management is an important consideration to prevent fatal and serious accidents to your workforce. In this post, we look at 10 good practice examples of construction traffic management.

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7th January, 2021 - Construction

The Law On Ladders And Maximum Working Heights

Ladders items of equipment we often use, at home and work. Useful for working at height, whether you are replacing a lightbulb, decorating, or fixing. But do you know what the law says about using ladders in the workplace? How high can you go, and how long can you stay there for?

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21st December, 2020 - Construction

Securing Your Construction Site For Christmas Shutdown

Christmas is often the longest period you will close your site for during the year, so site security is especially important. Because when you're away, things can go wrong. Shutting down your site and securing it from trespassers can help make sure that you don't get any nasty surprises.

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10th December, 2020 - Construction

25 Health And Safety Regulations That Apply To Construction

Health and safety regulations apply to every industry, not only construction, but there are some extra laws you should know about in construction. Let's look at the health and safety legislation, rules and requirements that apply to the high hazard construction industry.

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18th November, 2020 - Construction

Understanding Construction Site Safety Signs

Construction site safety signs are displayed to deliver a clear health and safety message. Failing to understand the meaning of a health and safety sign on site might mean you lose your life - or your job. In this post, we look at the different types of construction safety signs.

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