We’ve got a new motor…

Hello John! We’ve got a new motor…As part of our continuous investment in new equipment and vehicles we have purchased a brand new 3.5 tonne Isuzu delivery vehicle. Fitted with tail-lift with side guards and side straps to ensure maximum staff safety.  We are committed to the Transport for London Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme and currently are…

Make the right choice

Make the Right Choice Arranging the delivery of site offices, toilet and canteen facilities as well as storage to site should be easy. Right? However, there’s a lot to consider. How many people are going to be on site? Are there mains power and water connections on site? Is there room for separate site accommodation…

3 tips for a safer site

3 tips for a safer site We don’t want to teach you how to suck eggs, but simple and careful management of your site can reduce accidents and make the site a better working environment for all. Access and egress refer to the rate or means of entry and exit to a workplace or work…

Essex Contractor Fined for Inadequate Welfare Facilities!

An Essex based contractor has been fined £2,000 for failing to provide adequate welfare facilities for his workers. Dagenham-based Dantel Construction was working on a site in Southend in March 2014 when it received a visit from a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) inspector. The site was issued with an improvement notice for its sub-standard…

Essex Wildlife Trust Winter 2014

Essex Wildlife Trust – BusinesswiseAs Gold Corporate Sponsors of the Essex Wildlife Trust, Investors In Wildlife Scheme, we help support local wildlife conservation projects throughout the area.  This month, in their Winter Businesswise edition, they have included an article about our UKAS BS ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. Investors in Wildlife is our chosen Charity. Have a…

Christmas Countdown…

I know.  It’s too early to be thinking about Christmas and New Year holidays.  However the festive season will soon be upon us so we thought it time to let you know about our arrangements for the Christmas shut-down this year. Our offices will be closing from 4pm on Tuesday 23rd December and we will…

Construction Site Walk Out over Toilet Hire!

Builders in Ferrybridge have ended a strike over the condition of toilets on site. According to the BBC report there were 650 construction workers with 8 toilets between them.  Health and Safety Executive makes a suggestion that one toilet is adequate for 7 men working a 40 hour week.  We’ve calculated that there should be…