Mason pavior-Facts

Summary of technical aids

A lot of occupational accidents and injuries can be avoided by using aids such as hoists, work platforms and scaffolding. There are lots of different options, and so the industry […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Facts on ear defenders in general:

Ear defenders should not just damp as much noise as possible. You should always be able to communicate with other people on site and hear if anybody is shouting a […]

Facts on electing a safety representative on the building site

On the building site: When there are 5 employees from the same company on site for more than 14 days, a safety representative has to be elected. Everyone (except for […]

Technical arrangements that can help you:

Damp noise – for instance, shut off equipment that is not in use, avoid banging metal on metal. Damp noisy machines – such as by using cabs on contract machinery, […]

Facts on electing a safety representative at the home company

At the home company When the company employs 10 people, a safety representative must be elected. The safety representative is elected by all employees of the company, or of the […]

You should not rely on the things you hear being correct!

It can be difficult to tell whether noise is too loud for you. A change in noise level of 1 dB(A) is almost imperceptible. A change of 3 dB(A) halves […]

Facts on the safety coordinator

The safety coordinator is appointed by the developer, and his job is to coordinate safety in shared areas on site. The coordinator must convene safety meetings on site at least […]

Technical details on ear defenders:

Ear defenders must be worn as soon as there is a risk of a noise load of 80 dB(A) To make sure your hearing is not damaged. You can use […]