The Danger of Bad Weather for Construction Work

Source : carolynconner Bad weather can have devastating effects on construction site safety, especially if work is not adapted according to the adverse weather conditions. Hazards can be presented by weather conditions such as hot and dry conditions, wet conditions, thunderstorms, cold conditions and even wind. In some regions Sumer is characterised by hot and […]

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White Card Update: Safe Masonry and Concrete Drilling

Source : US Army Corps of Engineers According to Workplace Health and Safety Legislation employers, workers, self-employed people, people in control of workplaces, and the manufacturers and distributors of plant and equipment are all responsible for health and safety on a construction site. Employers need to provide a safe and healthy working environment and provide […]

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Attention Construction Workers: Reduce Risk of Heat Stress

(Photo: digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Construction workers, like all outdoor workers are at a higher risk of suffering from heat related stress especially when they work with heat generating machinery or in badly ventilated areas. Working in these conditions can adversely affect the health and safety of construction workers. Some of the factors that increase the […]

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