Health in Construction

How to stay healthy in the construction industry

In today’s economic situations, those in the development or design and construction industry are dealing with daunting pressures. The trend of course is to work longer hours to make doors open.
When you own a construction company, it is common to concern yourself with your associates’ safety and health. When you create or instigate a construction medical and safety-plan, you can then sleep peaceably. It seems like the government or the ...

Continue Reading →
0

Managing Fatigue in construction

How to manage your fatigue in the construction industry

In today’s competitive labour industry, you need to be aware of just how the need for overtime may lead to an adverse and dangerous cycle. Too much overtime causes worker burnout which may cause hazardous incidents. This also damages efficiency, health and confidence – increases sick days, absenteeism, tardiness and turnover. This, consequently, creates a higher need for overtime so the cycle repeats itself.

Required overtime increases safety and ...

Continue Reading →
0

Overseas Jobs in Construction

How to find a job overseas in construction


Money is flowing within national infrastructure development and work for construction employees are on the up nowadays. With the authorities triggering more jobs by promoting and creating even more construction related activities, you can actually search for suitable openings within this sector. Your best choice is to seek out a strategy based on your experience and skill.

More and more people nowadays choose working overseas because of ...

Continue Reading →
0

Why is Asbestos Dangerous?

Why is Asbestos Dangerous?

Statistics show that asbestos causes over 4500 deaths per year. Most of these deaths are the result of mesothelioma and lung cancer, as well as certain instances of asbestosis and lung plaque. Mesothelioma is an always-fatal type of cancer that affects the protective linings of the lungs and stomach. Lung cancer is similarly fatal. Asbestosis occurs when the tissue of the lungs scars, and makes breathing a challenging task. Lunch plaque arises when ...

Continue Reading →
0

Identifying Asbestos

How to Identify Asbestos

Asbestos is a dangerous substance that was first used in construction in the 19th century and the Industrial Revolution. It has been associated with numerous respiratory diseases and responsible for the deaths of over 4000 people a year. Common asbestos-related diseases are mesothelioma – an incurable and fatal cancer of the linings of the lungs and stomach; asbestosis, the development of scars on the tissue of the lungs and lung plaque, consisting of ...

Continue Reading →
0

Exciting Jobs in Construction

Ten Exciting Jobs in Construction

If a nine-to-five desk career isn’t for you, and you’d really like to get your hands dirty on the job, then consider working in construction. These days, construction workers earn good money for the jobs they do. They also have flexible ...

Continue Reading →
1

Safe Handling of Tools and Equipment

Safe handling of tools and equipment

on construction sites

Tools and equipment in the construction industry are very important and equally, may be very risky. It is therefore important to ensure that you are able to handle construction tools and equipment in the safest way possible. This goes a long way in ensuring that you will greatly lower the possibility of injuries and accidents from occurring. The maintenance of construction tools and equipment is paramount ...

Continue Reading →
0

White Card Training

White Card Training

It is important to complete a white card course before you even think of setting foot on a construction site. This is a mandatory construction induction qualification that equips you with all of the skills and knowledge to work responsibly in the industry. A white card is formally known as a Work Safely in the Construction Industry card, and operates through the unit of competency CPCCOH1001A. It was created to ensure the consistent induction ...

Continue Reading →
0

Job In Construction

How to Get a Job in Construction in Australia

The Australian construction industry is vast. Whether you’re looking for work in building, management, carpentry or plumbing, there is plenty of work to be found through contractors, sub-contractors, private businesses and even your municipality. How, then, to find the right job in construction? Here are some tips.

Find Your Area of Expertise

Think about what kind of work you want to do. If you’re interested in ...

Continue Reading →
0

Essential Construction Tools

Essential Construction Tools

Work in the construction industry is diverse and multi-faceted. Technological innovations have given rise to a whole host of tools to ensure that these varied tasks are completed quickly and efficiently. And since construction is one of the most risky fields to get involved in, tools and equipment need to be guarantee that this productivity is also accomplished safely. It’s never worth the risk to shirk on costs for good gear. Here are some ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 5 of 7 «...34567