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Sun Protection for Construction Workers

January 27, 2016 0 Comments
Sun Protection for Construction Workers

Being right smack in the middle of the Australian summer, sun protection isn’t just a consideration of work comfort, it is a site safety issue. Did you know that Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world? And some very sobering statistics are that at least 1 in every 2 Australians will […]

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What to Look for in Trench Covers

August 18, 2015 0 Comments
What to Look for in Trench Covers

Every day, hundreds of people in the construction and civil construction¬†industry – including utility workers, transport maintenance operatives, agricultural specialists, DIY enthusiasts and many more, start a project by digging a trench. Unfortunately, if not correctly dug out, supported and maintained, a simple hole in the ground has the potential to cause serious injury and […]

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The Rise of Inferior Building Products in Australia

August 5, 2015 0 Comments
The Rise of Inferior Building Products in Australia

The Senate has recently announced an inquiry into substandard building products being brought into Australia in response to concern over a rise of poor quality imports. The inquiry was called for by independent senators Nick Xenophon, John Madigan and Jackie Lambie. The alarm over the issue of inferior building products being brought into Australia¬†is well […]

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Noise Reduction through Machinery Maintenance

February 24, 2015 0 Comments
Noise Reduction through Machinery Maintenance

Did you know an effective noise reduction strategy for your Civil Construction Project is regular machinery maintenance? How machines contribute to noise pollution over time: Problems with Silencers Damaged Silencers: Silencers, like any machinery on a civil construction project can become damaged, affecting their ability to absorb noise. The construction environment can be the cause […]

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Dust Suppression During Civil Construction

February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Dust Suppression During Civil Construction

Dust Suppression on a Civil Construction Site is important to avoid damage to worker’s health, machinery and the environment. Excavation and demolition tasks involved with building infrastructure are notorious for creating major dust challenges. Even driving vehicles over a Civil Works Site can cause dust clouds. On top of that, materials used with the actual […]

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