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Good health means mental health too

When you think of health issues in the construction industry, physical issues like back pain or RSI probably spring to mind, but what about mental health issues? Shockingly, it is estimated that the number of deaths from suicide in the construction industry could be 10 times higher than those arising from fatal accidents at work. […]...
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Skilled workers needed – immediate start!

Sheriff Builders is seeking experienced bricklayers/ skilled workers for the following sites: Abbotts Langley, Watford Watford Road, Radlett Luton Competitive rates offered along with immediate starts and ongoing regular work for the right people! All applicants must have significant previous experience and be able to provide CSCS cards and proof of identification. Sheriff Builders Ltd […]...
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Walthamstow site picks up industry award

Construction teams working on the redevelopment of the former Walthamstow Dog Stadium have just heard that the site has received a prestigious NHBC Health & Safety Award for 2016. The site, where Sheriff Builders was contracted for 9,600 square metres of flat-roofing, was Highly Commended in the multi-storey category. Sheriff Builders Managing Director, Ekrem Mahmutaj, commented: “This […]...
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Smart hard hats on their way!

Let’s face it. The traditional hard hat may do what it says on the tin but it’s hardly a stylish piece of headwear and, in a digital age where we’re about to get self-lacing footwear, it does seem somewhat left behind. Not for much longer! Introducing the smart hard hat! Designed by Los Angeles start-up company, Daqri, this […]...
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Wo-men at work

Take a trip around a building site and, in most cases, you’re likely to see more men than women at their tools. That doesn’t mean there are no women in construction! A study by Randstad in 2015 shows that the proportion of construction jobs held by women sits at around 20%. So, in honour of […]...
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