Carpenter, joiner-Facts

Fitting windows and doors

Façade elements such as windows and doors are heavy and may be difficult to handle. Therefore, you have to take particular care not to strain your body, and use technical […]

Safety manual for thatchers: Take care when you are high up on straw

Roofing seats, walkways, construction hoists, roofing materials. You will find only some of the tools useful when you work as a roofer. You will often have to roof old, worn […]

Plasterboard is great – but heavy

Plasterboard is good for many, many purposes, but it can be difficult to handle and unwieldy to put up unless you use technical aids. Fortunately there is plenty of good […]

Technical aids: Doors and windows

What machine for what installation? Manual handling of windows and doors may cause unnecessary ergonomic strains. Therefore, suitable technical aids must be used for transportation (both vertical and horizontal) and […]

Safeguarding against falling through

When carrying out renovation tasks, the existing roof structure may be weakened to such an extent that there is a risk of falling through it. Before work is carried out, […]

Installation of wooden elements

Safe fitting of wooden elements is largely dependent on health and safety being incorporate throughout the entire process – in the project planning, planning and execution phases. Therefore, cooperation between […]

Working in existing crawl spaces

This guide describes the particular risks encountered when working in existing crawl spaces. It also describes how to counter these risks effectively. Crawl space height: You must not work in […]

Take care when laying a new roof

When working on a roof, it is important for you to have plenty of space to move about and for good safety measures to be in place. For example, remember […]

Be inspired by floor fitters

Floor fitters are constantly having to deal with strained working positions. Therefore, a number of new techniques and tools have been developed to take the strain off the body, particularly […]

Hearing damage from noise

Listen for yourself how music sounds when your hearing is damaged. (www.bar-ba.dk/stoej-og-vibrationer/stoej )

Health and safety plan

PSS – Health and safety plan – is a central tool for safety work. This plan describes how the working environment at the construction site is made safe – and […]

Facts on requirements for ladders

All ladders must be inspected at appropriate intervals for looseness, cracks and broken sections. Defective ladders must be repaired or discarded immediately. Remember that the type of ladder suitable for […]

Protective equipment: Watch out for dust

When you drill and cut construction elements and road surfaces, these give off dust which is harmful to health. You should ideally avoid inhaling this – or, in a worst-case […]

Factsheets on all working environment problems and place of work assessments

BAR Bygge og Anlæg has created a long series of short factsheets which briefly describe the most essential working environment problems in all specialist fields in which Bent E works. […]

Facts on cutting roof tiles

Roof tiles must be cut using stationary wet cutting machines placed either on a scaffold, on the ground or on a platform on laths. All roof tiles to be cut […]