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Ian Hatherly
Builders Merchants - 9 Steps to Being Winter Ready

As the busy summer season comes to an end and the colder weather begins,..

Ian Dunsford
20 Safest Ways Of Working At Height in a Builders' Merchant

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

Ian Hatherly
Breath Easy In Builders Merchants - What You Need To Know About Dust Management

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

Eliza Bonecka
Prosecutions 2019: Worker Crushed By Mini-Digger

A waste management company in Northern Ireland has been fined £25,000 after..

John Southall
Foolproof Tips for Builders Merchants and Garden Centres During The Fireworks Season

As builders merchants and garden centres who stock timber or timber..

Ian Hatherly
Strap It Down! Securing Loads On the Back of Flatbed Vehicles

The securing of loads should be a top priority for builders merchants...

Eliza Bonecka
IOSH-approved Yard and Warehouse Training For Builders Merchants

Southalls one-day ‘IOSH-approved Yard and Warehouse Training for Builders..

Angela Southall
Underage Knife Sales In Garden Centres and Builders Merchants

Knife crime is on the rise with fatal stabbings at a record high. Whilst..

Ian Dunsford
Safe Storage And Handling Of Bricks And Blocks

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

Ian Hatherly
Health And Safety Issues Annoying Builders Merchants Today

Builders merchants might be relieved that they are not being targeted..

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