Spring Has Sprung: Innovative Green Architecture in the UK
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It’s Easter, and frankly We’ve felt spring in the air since February! What better way to celebrate the green coming back to the UK than by celebrating some of the green that we could be building soon? These are some of the most innovative and dramatic green architectural projects and concepts in the UK, and […]

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Secure your Scaffolding against Wind with CISRS Courses
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It won’t surprise any of you who that badly secured scaffolds are the most at risk during stormy and windy weather. It is very dangerous to pedestrians and road traffic if a scaffold collapses, as many are erected in populated areas. Our CISRS courses train you into building and using scaffolding in a secure and […]

What goes up… Ladder Fails That Will Surely End Badly
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  I’m assuming that isn’t the safety inspector giving our hero there a high five.   Note the cable ties here. What could go wrong?   You see? Cable ties would have actually helped here. Any guesses at to what is actually holding this up?   So, he clearly thought about this. He put chocks […]

Top 5 Worst Construction Occupation Names
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Not all job titles sound cool. Not everyone gets to be a Construction Engineer, or even a simple Crane Operative. In a world where Bin Men are officially Waste Management Technicians, let’s look at some of the worst job titles to have printed on your CSCS card for the next 5 years… 5) Tent Pole […]

You know Your Mum Worries – Stay Safe for Mother’s Day!
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Most of the people reading this will be working in the construction industry, which is one of the most important and most dangerous lines of work the UK has to offer. Remember that your dear old mum still worries about you, even now that you’re grown. Maybe more so, now that you’re playing with (or […]

How Health and Safety Failures Scarred a Worker For Life
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A Leicestershire worker on his first day on the job for Stressline Ltd in April of 2014 had been standing in a drainage pit which carried slurry of cured concrete dust.

The worker in question did not immediately realise he was injured. The material had soaked into his trousers and socks, then it began to dry and made it that much worse.

Love Construction? Enter our Valentines Day Photo Competition
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This is how we celebrated Valentines Day in the Construction Support callcentre last year. Now we want to see how you celebrate Valentines in your workplace! The Competition All you need to do is send us a photo of how you celebrate Valentines Day with the hashtag #LoveConstruction to one of our social media accounts. […]