05-Sep-2018 13:56 PM

How to avoid common accidents on a construction site

With all sorts of heavy machinery, equipment, tools, trucks, construction material and an army of engineers, workers, supervisors, drivers, guards, and other people working on a construction site, it is no surprise that construction accidents are incredibly common in the world. According to rough estimates, the construction industry has the 3rd highest fatality rates in the world. Th

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27-Aug-2018 12:01 PM

Important Hand Signals All Crane Operators Should Know

The job of the signal person is said to be the most important job on a construction site. He is supposed to clear out the entire area and look out for potential obstacles and opportunities. It is important for him to understand the dynamics and basics of hand signalling to direct the lorry crane operator efficiently.

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21-Aug-2018 14:55 PM

What is the Government’s Role in Construction Safety?

Singapore’s Construction industry has been growing steadily for the last few decades. The last few years have seen a construction boom. One of the most significant challenges has been the growing workforce. There have been several plans to increase productivity through construction safety which, according to government key stakeholders, rely on the status and quality of construction train

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14-Aug-2018 18:13 PM

How To Protect Your Workers From Construction Dust

Out of all the health hazards found on a construction site, dust is by far the most unnoticed one. Every year, thousands of construction workers in Singapore and other parts of the world are hospitalised after being exposed to airborne contaminants such as wood, brick, stone, and metal dusts, along with asbestos and crystalline silica. Constant exposure to high concentrations of the

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07-Aug-2018 16:13 PM

What Happens During a Safety Inspection?

Last year, the Singapore government launched a campaign aimed at conducting more than 250 safety inspections through its Ministry of Manpower. Several workplace injuries prompted this action. According to the government, vehicular incidents contribute to the highest injuries in the workplace. This inspection was to be extended to factories and construction sites.

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31-Jul-2018 16:53 PM

The Different Aspects of Constructing a Building

For a building to be complete and ready for occupancy, the engineers and architects for various stages must be competent in both aspects of technical and evaluation technique of building technology. Construction of a building starts at the planning stage, before going to the design and subsequently, financing phases. When looking for building contractors to handl

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