Category: Construction Health & Safety

A Different Outlook

Prime minister Theresa May was fond of saying that “Brexit means Brexit”, but that particular adage is now past its sell by date. Brexit will mean leaving the single market while attempting to secure as much “access” to it as possible including a Great Repeal Bill that will copy and paste EU law. With greater

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Plan To Shrink Plasterboard Could Cut MSDs

Manufacturers, clients and building contractors are discussing a plan to shrink the unit size of plasterboard supplied to the construction sector. The hope is that smaller, lighter boards will reduce the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among fit-out workers. Installing plasterboard to form internal walls, known as dry lining, is a key trade in both

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