Bricklayer-Facts

Protective equipment: Can you hear what you see?

Noise from cutting and drilling machines, for instance, is hazardous to health. You personally have to watch out for the following: Ear defenders must be made available and worn if […]

Responsibilities and obligations

Developer: The developer has four tasks which are important for safety at the work site The tasks in the shared areas must be delimited in respect of the individual contractors […]

Facts on scaffolding for roof work

If a scaffold is used, the scaffold cover must be placed no more than 1/2 m under the base of the roof, and the scaffold must be fitted with railings. […]

Requirements for protective equipment

Your personal protective equipment must always be maintained and in good condition, otherwise the protection it offers may be reduced. All protective equipment must: Always provide you with the protection […]

Refuse to do things, call a halt

Always remember to refuse to be part of hazardous situations. Find out more: Refuse to do things, call a halt

Facts on precautionary measures for roof pitches of 15 degrees or above

Before starting work, a scaffold, screen or similar must be set up at the base of the roof; if the height of the base above ground level is more than […]

Personal protective equipment

Personal protective equipment is a concept which covers lots of different personal protective equipment. One thing they all have in common is the fact that they help to enhance your […]

Facts on vibration injuries

The most common vibration injury is “white fingers”. The symptoms are: Tingling or numb fingers. White cold fingers when it is cold. Attacks when touching cold tools. Vibration can also […]

Facts on steps for standing and support

Steps can be placed on the laths to ensure good working positions are maintained. There are also workbenches which can be used for positioning materials/roof tiles and machines. These workbenches […]

Protective equipment: Epoxy and PU foam

Epoxy and PU foam are hazardous to health. It is important to familiarise yourself with working with the products. Here, you can download a guide which provides good instructions on […]

Avoid vibration damage

To avoid vibration damage, you can work with low-vibration tools, suspended tools or remote controlled equipment. Reduce any time you work with vibrating tools. Share work involving vibration with others, […]

Lath bases/battens

Working and being on the roof must be possible without risking falling from or through the roof. Keep an eye on the following: When constructing a new building, T1 laths […]

Guidelines from the Danish Working Environment Authority on the use of personal protective equipment

Your health and safety are absolutely crucial in your work. This means that the use of personal protective equipment is not a subject for discussion. The Danish Working Environment Services […]

Vibration load

The risk of vibration injury is dependent upon the overall vibration to which you are subject over an 8-hour working day. The limit on how much vibration you can be […]

Industry guide on installing concrete and roof tiles

When you are to install concrete and roof tiles, you may encounter lots of hazardous situations in which it is important to know what you are doing. For instance, you […]