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Do safety measures cause project delays?

Successful construction projects finish on time, on budget, with a happy client and sufficient profit for the contractors. These factors are all linked to a well-managed project. Poorly planned and managed projects devour budgets and time. It can also affect...

How to encourage safety culture on work sites

Being a compliant construction company, you will have all your Safe Work Method Statement documentation like Excavation SWMS, Bricklaying SWMS etc. However, having the documentation doesn’t mean your team will buy into the methodologies. Growing a safety culture will...

What Is The Difference Between A JSA And A SWMS?

All trades need to be familiar with a number of policies, procedures and safety controls in the construction industry. So it’s understandable that there is confusion around when and where to use certain forms and procedures. One of the common questions we hear is...

Dreading The Next Toolbox Talk?

Whilst a toolbox talk may not be the highlight of your business week, they are a legal requirement, as well as an investment of time into the health and safety of your team. In this forum, management consults with the team and discusses situations that affect their...

What Is A QMP Versus An ITP In Construction?

These two terms are sometimes interchanged but shouldn’t be. Whilst there is an overlap, one forms part of the other, and they are not interchangeable. Here is a quick, helpful overview: Quality Management Plan (QMP)  A quality management plan covers the system of...

Safe Work Method Statement For Plumbing

There are often misconceptions about safe work method statements (SWMS), and often these documents are misunderstood. As an essential part of any organisation or business, they are important to draft and use correctly. It is unfortunate that in many plumbing...

Understanding Manual Handling In The Workplace

Manual handling refers to workers carrying and moving loads by lifting, pulling, pushing or any other method that involves using their bodies and physical strength. Understanding manual handling in the workplace is very important when it comes to implementing a manual...