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Paul Barker
Moving Vehicles VS Pedestrians On Site: How To Ensure Your Yard Is Safe

‘Workplace Transport’ covers a range of vehicles, including cars, vans,..

Paul Barker
Quick Guide: Safe Loading and Unloading In the Woodworking Industry

Deliveries, loading and unloading present some of the most dangerous..

Paul Barker
Wood Dust Exposure Prevention and Control In Sawmills

The inhalation of wood dust can cause serious health problems, which vary..

Paul Barker
CORONAVIRUS: A Short Guide To Homeworking

Following the Coronavirus outbreak in the UK, the Government have said that..

Paul Barker
Machinery Mistakes Builders Merchants Don't Want To Make

In last month's issue of the BMN magazine, we heard how Loughborough..

Paul Barker
20 Greatest Working at Height Hacks For Builders Merchants

‘Work at height’ for many builders merchant staff is simply part of the job..

Paul Barker
Builders Merchants: The Real Truth About Dust Management

In June 2019 the HSE announced the commencement of site inspections..

Paul Barker
Beginners Guide: Safe Storage and Handling of Bricks & Blocks

Lifting and handling bricks and blocks is a highly repetitive task. It can..

Paul Barker
The Complete Guide to CDM Regulations for Builders Merchants

Mention the acronym ‘CDM’ and the image of a construction site is conjured..

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