Painter-Facts

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 […]

Fitting windows and doors

Fa├žade 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]