Electrician-Facts

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, […]

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 […]

Facts on forms of marking

There are many different types of marking, and the type you use depends on the size and nature of the roadworks. We differentiate between the following forms of marking: Traffic […]

Facts on low delineation plans according to the rules

When roadworks are to be carried out, a clear delineation plan must be prepared which ensures that the work site is carefully marked out. A delineation plan must include the […]

Remember safety in traffic

When working in traffic, you are very vulnerable. Therefore, you must be aware of how to screen off roadworks. Roadworks will almost always cause inconvenience to road users, so screening […]

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 […]

Excavation work near cable networks

Excavation work is hard on the body. Therefore, you must avoid manual excavation work as far as possible. Instead, use excavators – but be aware of requirements and safety-related arrangements, […]

Facts on roadworks lasting one day only

Roadworks can be many things. And even if minor tasks are being carried out, you must always remember screening for the sake of your own safety. Minor roadworks include: Putting […]

Facts on roadworks with no-work zones

Roadworks on less busy roads, or mobile works can be made safe by implementing a no-work zone. A no-work zone means: Creation of an area of 1 metre between the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hoisting positions and hoists

The entire construction process should be thought through from the outset so you can easily access staff hoists, etc. There must be sufficient space on the construction site to allow […]