Bricklayer-Facts

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 […]

Good advice on safe electricity

You can help to increase safety when working with electricity by being vigilant as regards the following: Examine tools when they show signs of faults Examine tools at least every […]

Noise and hand/arm vibration

Industry guide on noise and hand/arm vibration This guide provides good advice on precautionary measures against hand and arm vibration.Noise and vibration

Fa├žade scaffolding and scaffolding for bricklayers

Scaffolding for bricklayers It is important to select a scaffold type where the various scaffold elements weigh as little as possible. At the same time, you have to choose a […]

Working close to electrical cabinets

More or less all work sites and building sites use electricity. You may need electricity for machinery and lighting, and this often requires large electrical cabinets which have to be […]

Avoid occupational accidents from heights

Occupational accidents often happen when people fall off ladders or through holes in the ground. A few precautionary measures can reduce the risk of occupational injuries and accidents. Falling from […]

Avoid strained working positions

Plan your work so that you can completely avoid working positions that place you under strain. Always use technical aids wherever you have the space and opportunity to do so. […]

Lighting on work sites and building sites

No matter whether the construction site is large or small, it is important for the lighting to be correct. Of course, when you can see what you are doing this […]

Keeping electricity in order

Electricity is dangerous if it is not correctly installed, secured and inspected regularly. Therefore, you must always be aware of electrical safety on the work site and the places where […]

Facts on requirements for railings/screens

Railings must be 1 m high and include hand, knee and foot rails. Railings must be able to withstand the following loads in between the posts: – Horizontal load of […]

Monotonous work that places a strain on your body

Various forms of monotonous, stressful work: Monotonous, repetitive work. Static holding and carrying work. Working in static working positions. Work demanding attention, concentration, vision and hearing. Stressful working positions and […]

If your hearing is damaged by noise, your hearing will never be the same again

If you work with noise levels in excess of 80 dB(A), there is a risk of you suffering from chronic hearing impairment. The louder the noise, the greater the risk […]

Lighting on work sites and building sites

No matter whether the construction site is large or small, it is important for the lighting to be correct. Of course, when you can see what you are doing this […]