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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
Wood Dust Exposure Prevention and Control In Sawmills

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

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..

Paul Barker
What Every Builders Merchant Ought to Know About Manslaughter Sentencing Guidelines

New manslaughter guidelines came into force on the 1st November 2018 and..

Paul Barker
The Complete Guide to Safe Lifting and Handling In Your Builders Merchant
Facts and Figures

Up to 12.3 million working days are lost every year due..

Paul Barker
Builders Merchants: How To Load and Unload Your Stock The Right Way

Deliveries, loading and unloading presents one of the most dangerous..

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