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When plastic waste becomes a brick!

A small slot on our regional news recently caught our attention. No, it wasn’t about giant Lego, but there is a connection here. It was a piece about two inventors from Cambridgeshire who, inspired by a gadget they’d seen being used by an Indian Charity, had developed a new machine that could turn plastics into […]...
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World mental health day 2018

Mental health issues affect 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 10 children. When you really think about this, the fact that poor mental health is so often misunderstood or stigmatised seems absurd! While serious conditions like schizophrenia or bi-polar are quite rare, problems such as anxiety and depression are very commonplace. What that means […]...
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Prevention is better than a cure

In last week’s blog, we looked at some of the most common accidents that happen on construction sites and what you can do in the event of an injury. In case you missed it, take a look here. But, while it’s important to know what to do in such instances, it goes without saying that […]...
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Dealing with injuries on site

At Sheriff Construction, safety is our number one priority. It’s why we insist that every site operative is CSCS registered, ensuring that they’ve covered the basic health and safety precautions. It’s why we have properly trained First Aiders at all our sites. And, it’s why our Foremen carry out an ongoing programme of on-site Toolbox […]...
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It’s all about the team

Ask most people in the construction industry what’s the key to a successful project and we’re pretty sure you’ll find quality teamwork tops the list. Why is teamwork such an important factor? Well, firstly because construction projects bring together such a diverse workforce – contractors, site managers, architects, surveyors, building suppliers, skilled labourers, unskilled labourers […]...
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