HSE Safer Sites Initiative sees 40% of sites fail to meet standards.

Results from the HSE Safer Sites Initiative, which ran from 22 September to 17 October this year, reveal that of the 1,748 sites visited, dangerous practices or poor standards were discovered at 40% of refurbishment and repair sites visited, with 1 in 5 sites so poor, formal enforcement action was required. Continue reading

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Plasterboard logistics -saving time and reducing waste -Part 1

Research has shown that increased efficiency when handling plasterboard sheet can lead to cost reductions of between 16 and 67 per cent. With the right tools, the right handling and the right recycling, the processing time for plasterboard handling can be reduced by around 50 per cent Continue reading

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Don’t Bite the Dust

DON’T BITE THE DUST Helping to reduce the risks of working with dust has become a top priority for the industry – not least because there are more than 500 deaths every year due to silica exposure. Continue reading

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