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HSE Has Huge Reduction To Visits

The number of unannounced visits by HSE inspectors to construction sites has fallen by 14% over the past 12 months.  Announcements made by the Unite Union indicates that in 2015/16 there were 9,219 total inspections which reduced to 7,912 in 2016/17. Following on from...

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HSE inspector numbers plunge by 25%

Figures obtained by the Unite union, via a Freedom of Information request, have revealed that since 2010 there has been a 25% reduction in the number of HSE inspectors. Only 7 years ago we had 1,311 HSE inspectors across the UK, fast forward to December 31st, 2016 and...

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‘No More Excuses’

Contracting superstar Speller Metcalfe has launched it’s brand new initiative in changing the industries attitude towards health and safety with their ‘No More Excuses’ campaign. Group Managing Director Des O’Neill said: “Speller Metcalfe has a great...

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The Tidi Solution to Trips & Falls

Give or take there are roughly over 20 million places of work in the UK and for every 1 employee, there are an estimated 20 metres of unsafe or trailing cabling totalling 400 million metres across the UK which account for over 500 falls per day. – Many of those...

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Silica Dust – The Silent Killer

Exposure to (respirable crystalline) silica dust is one of if not the most important health risk encountered on a construction site. Silica is almost always found in the DNA of most rocks, sands, clays, etc. and in the construction industry specifically we’ll find it...

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How the Upcoming Election Impacts UK Construction

The Snap Election kicks off on June 8th, 2017, so we thought it was a good idea to break down how the 2017 election will affect the construction industry. This year’s election is already having a huge impact on the construction industry, with key election issues...

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Trailing Leads on Building Sites

Trailing Leads on Building Sites Can be a Real Issue. With 110v cables running around everywhere on any active building site, construction companies are by far our largest customer segment. We spend a lot of time consulting with our clients to ensure we minimise any...

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Brighton Tools and Fixings

Dear all, Are you looking to spend a day at the coast this bank holiday weekend? If so, get down to Brighton and pop into Brighton Tools and Fixings! It is with great pleasure that we announce today that Brighton Tools and Fixings are now our key stockists in the...

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Cable Management Hooks

Today we are talking about the two different types of cable management hooks that Tidi-Cable manufactures in the UK – Tidi-Hooks and Tidi-Hangers. Tidi-Hooks have 3 hooks on the face and screw directly to walls or woodwork. Tidi-Hangers have the same 3 hooks,...

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110v trailing cables on site?

Do you have 110v trailing cables causing you problems on site? Many people ask us about the issue of 110v trailing cables on site. This is a common problem in such a fast moving environment as a construction site. Things can change fast on site. Even if the right...

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