Monthly Archives: April 2018

Construction

Advances in Construction Safety

The construction industry has moved on a lot over the past few decades. Advancements in machinery, materials, and health and safety procedures have made building sites much more productive, and much more environmentally friendly. In particular  the introduction of permit-to-work systems have been of immeasurable value not only in construction but in all heavy industries where worker safety is a major concern. The basic principle of permit-to-work schemes is to ensure a central governing authority takes responsibility for all the various tasks which are being carried out within a particular area. With projects in construction, engineering, shipping, and mining becoming ever more complex there is a requirement to micro-manage the many activities which may be independent of one another yet share the same workspace. Continue reading Advances in Construction Safety

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Utilize your Property for a Second Income

If you are someone who works from home, or someone considering working from home, you should always be on the lookout for different ways and means to utilise your property to make some extra cash. Most of us just use our homes as a family base, but we rarely consider putting it to use commercially.  There are lots of clever ways to make use of your property or the space around it to generate a second, or third income. Continue reading Utilize your Property for a Second Income

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Jobs Best Left to a Professional

Most guys, and quite a few girls, are handy around the home. There is always something needing patched up or repaired, and if we called in a tradesman to deal with every little problem we’d soon be out of pocket. Most of us have the savvy to do the basics: a bit of painting, replace new fixtures and fittings, maybe replace an electric socket or hang a door. However, we all should beware of thinking we can take on any job around the home. Some things are trickier than they look, and some are just obviously dangerous. Continue reading Jobs Best Left to a Professional