Top 3 mistakes made when working at...

Working at heights is a high-risk task whether it’s something you do regularly or ad-hoc and the safety precautions you take should be taken very seriously. Unfortunately, accidents do still happen, sometimes due to factors out of your control but sometimes due to careless mistakes. We have listed the top mistakes made when working at heights. Insufficient or incorrect PPE. PPE such as safety harnesses is there to protect you. Carrying out any task high up carries big risks. PPE is there to protect you... Read more

Risk Analysis in construction

Risk management in the construction industry is one of the most important aspects of all projects. Without appropriate risk management plans in place, you can leave yourself, your staff, and the general public in danger. There is a certain process that you will have to follow and this generally is broken down into two sections, the first step for every project will be risk analysis. Risk analysis is broken down into two steps – Step 1 – Identification – this is a base of your... Read more

Self-employed support extended for 3 months

During the worldwide pandemic, many businesses and individuals have taken a huge loss of earnings due to lock down this has seen many employees placed on a scheme called furlough. The government has been paying 80% of all employee’s wages that are placed on furlough this is to ensure businesses don’t go under due to the current crisis. All self-employed people have been offered 80% of lost earning too under a scheme called SEISS (self-employed income support scheme) all self-employed individuals who lost earnings due... Read more

Benefits Of Flat Roof Skylights

In the previous years, the idea of installing skylights on a flat roof for a homeowner seemed impossible. However, with the improvement in technology, the design is widely getting acknowledgement. New versions of the flat roof skylights are penetrating the market to suit all the available demands that customers might have. You can find them in a variety of shapes, designs, and sizes. The primary production materials include either glass or plastic, and both of them can come in a translucent or transparent mode. Although... Read more

PPE in construction

Every single site you work on will have health and safety risks therefore it should be a priority for every worker to have sufficient PPE. Every year accidents on site happen, it is a major issue for day labourers and skilled labourers. Many of these accidents are worse due to lack of personal protective equipment. Having adequate PPE can majorly reduce the severity risk outcome from an accident on site. What types of PPE should I be using? 1. Head protection – hard hats are... Read more

Various Benefits Of Smoke Vents

Smoke vents are an essential part of the fire emergency plan of a building. These are designed to keep the staircases and corridors in a building clear by providing an escape route to smoke in case of a fire. It also helps in allowing the fire fighters to access the building in order to extinguish the fire effectively. Smoke vents are usually of two types including mechanical automated vents and natural vents. Both these systems have their own advantages. In case of a natural smoke... Read more

The Importance Of Sectional Doors To Factories

These are vertical sections created in the factory to separate different sections. The place can be divided into as many sections as the space in the factory can provide. Every section in the factory is created to suit different purposes. Once you decide to have industrial sectional doors then it is wise for you to invest in the best quality. It is advisable to go for roller doors for industrial business because of their benefits. These are such as good security, durability, strong doors among... Read more

The Different Types Of Garden Gates

Garden gates are important to protect your garden space or yard. They give pedestrian access to a yard or garden and coordinate with fencing of the property. A garden gate has a distinct design to set it apart from the fence of the property. There are different types of gates out there. Here are some of the most common types of garden gates for your property. Wooden garden gates are arguably one of the most common types of gates you’ll see. This is because of... Read more

Understanding Air Compressors

Many years ago, workshops used to have a central power source that drove all the tools through a system of wheels and belts. The power was routed around the workshop mechanically. This technology, machinery and equipment were heavy, huge in size, and very expensive to come by for small operations. Because of this, it made it almost solely accessible by big companies and factories. In recent years, as technology has advanced and machinery has reduced in costs there has been a phasing out of the... Read more