How to Become a Construction Plant Operator

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How to Become a Construction Plant Operator

Full article with thanks to: morson.com/blog/2021/09/how-to-become-a-plant-operator ​There are excellent plant operator jobs in the UK construction industry for operators at all stages of their careers. Keep reading to find out more about the skills you’ll need to enter this field and to discover if a career as a plant operator is the right fit for you. RATES £14-35 dependent on … Read More

How Do I Become Successful As A Construction Site Manager?

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How Do I Become Successful As A Construction Site Manager

Full article with thanks to: letsbuild.com/blog/run-construction-site-as-foreman As a site manager, you always need to maintain a seamless communication flow with your project manager to ensure that all problems are recorded and addressed as soon as they occur. A site manager is one of the central gears of every construction project. You are busy from the time you arrive at work … Read More

3 Reasons Why You Should Diversify Your Construction Skills

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3 Reasons Why You Should Diversify Your Construction Skills

Full article with thanks to: ukconstructionblog.co.uk/2020/03/09/the-top-benefits-of-diversifying-your-construction-skills Many construction workers train in one discipline when they start in the industry. Though this can initially provide you with a lot of work, you should also think about diversifying your skills so you can apply for more jobs. If you are a self-employed construction worker instead of working for a specific firm, this could lead … Read More

How to Prevent Common Health and Safety Risks on Construction Sites

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How to Prevent Common Health and Safety Risks on Construction Sites

Full article with thanks to: jetblacksafety.com/uk/blog/post/8-the-10-most-common-health-safety-risks-in-the-construction-industry.html The construction industry is one of the largest sectors in the UK and many other countries. It is notoriously dangerous because of the combination of health and safety risks involving vehicles, equipment and manual tasks which few other industries share. It currently rates in second place behind the agricultural, fishing and forestry industry for … Read More

How to Get a Construction Job Without Experience

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How to Get a Construction Job Without Experience

Full article with thanks to: goconstruct.org/why-choose-construction/whats-happening-in-construction/how-to-get-a-job-in-construction-without-experience You want to build a career in construction, but you have no experience – is it possible to get started? The short answer is an emphatic yes, and this article will explore what your options are, the various routes available and what skills you may need. Whether you have industry experience or not, there … Read More

Working on a Construction Site: Health and Safety Risks

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Working on a Construction Site Health and Safety Risks

Full article with thanks to: alcumus.com/en-gb/insights/blog/top-ten-health-and-safety-risks-in-construction Accidents occur every day in the construction industry. We take a look at the top ten health and safety risks that the construction industry faces. The construction industry accident fatality rate stands at more than double that of the all-sector average – more minor accidents are almost incalculably more. Put simply, construction sites are … Read More

Mental Health: First Aid in the Workplace

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Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

What does first aid in the workplace really mean? We take a look at mental health and how it can benefit construction workers. Full article with thanks to: walesfirstaid.com/health-and-safety/mental-health-first-aid-in-the-workplace Mental Health First Aid Training – One in four people in the UK will have a mental health problem at some point. While mental health problems are common, most are mild, … Read More

Will the Construction Industry Reach Net Zero?

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Will the Construction Industry Reach Net Zero

Will the Construction Industry Reach ‘Net-Zero’ by 2050? We explore this construction target and what needs to be done to achieve this. Full article with thanks to: ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/features/how-can-the-construction-industry-ever-succeed-in-reaching-net-zero With little or no visibility on funding or education on offer, how can the construction industry ever succeed in reaching net-zero? As the urgency for the shift to a net-zero economy becomes … Read More

Construction Industry UK: Increase Seen in Construction Output

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Construction Industry UK: Increase Seen in Construction Output

Construction Industry is on the way up, however, there have been some decreases in construction-related figures. The overall construction output is on the rise, mainly from the private housebuilding industry. Some great news for the construction industry. Full article with thanks to: housingtoday.co.uk/news/private-housebuilding-leads-september-recovery-in-construction-output/5114663.article However, ONS finds that activity down sharply in the third quarter overall as materials shortages bite A … Read More

How to Get a Job in Construction Without Experience

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How to Get a Job in Construction Without Experience

Are you wondering what job in construction you can access without experience? With the right qualifications and certifications, most construction jobs are available to job seekers with little to no experience. In the construction industry, health and safety, as well as up-to-date knowledge of your job role, is the most important aspect of having a job in construction. Full article … Read More