According to a recent study by the Health and Safety Executive 30.7 million working days were lost in 2017/2018 due to work-related illness and workplace injury.
The best way to avoid injuries in the workplace is by ensuring your staff are all up to speed with best practice in the use of the most hazardous equipment on your construction sites.
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When you’re working on a job, it’s essential to kit out yourself and your team with the right safety equipment. Purchasing these can be frustrating as safety equipment can be both expensive and can have limited use on a project. Fear not, here are 4 pieces of safety equipment that you can hire from Mr Plant Hire that you probably didn’t know about.
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When planning a building project, it can often be the smaller bits of equipment that get overlooked, but these can be the bits that make the biggest difference.
Choosing the right drill hire can both save time and effort and enable you to achieve a better, more precise result.
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A smart new wall in the garden. Some shelves in the hallway. Re-plumb the bathroom. The wooden flooring in the dining room. A new patio.
All these jobs would be fantastic but I don’t have the right tools and they are expensive to buy…
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It is a common mis-conception that plant hire is limited to great big excavators and heavy machinery. Did you know you Mr Plant Hire has a range of small tools for hire suitable for most domestic or commercial projects.
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May bank holiday is on the horizon, and many of us will be heading to the DIY store to buy tools, paint and acres of plastic sheeting. If you’re anything like I used to be, you’ll part with a small fortune, possibly weeping inwardly as the cashier rings up the total cost, and hand over the plastic, only to store these new tools for another three years before you need them again.
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As Spring arrives, we can’t help but start to think of barbecues, sun drenched decking, maybe the kids entertained for hours in a paddling pool whilst you sit with a cold beer in the shade. However, when you look out at the garden, you realise there’s a long way to go to get the sparse lawn in shape, prepare the ground for the new patio and get rid of those trees that block out all the light. The good news is, macro-gardening equipment hire could save you money.
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The Chartered Institute of Building issued a report a couple of years ago identifying the most common forms of crime in the construction industry. They identify theft and vandalism as a contribution to the UK Construction Industry suffering millions of pounds worth of losses every year. It isn’t just the crime that causes costs, it is the increased insurance premiums and project delays that are associated with it.
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Before undertaking any type of major construction it is important to survey the area. Key things to consider will be the current conditions of the site, existing buildings, underground infrastructure such as pipes and cabling, confirming the exact locations of new structures and referencing anything to be aware of before embarking on a project.
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Without a concrete mixer hire, mixing concrete is a laborious task. You need to be fairly fit and strong to get a good result with hand-mixed concrete. When mixing concrete by hand, you also need to work quickly to reduce the chance of the concrete setting before it has been applied.
Continue reading 5 Scientific reasons you should hire a concrete mixer today