In high-wind areas, the safety of your construction site depends on the stabilizing products you use. But how do you generate maximum stability when you’re building in an urban area and have limited space at your disposal? When there’s not enough room to use a stabilizing brace with your construction fencing, luckily, there are other options you can turn to.
Posted on 17 September 2018 by Adrian Day
Assembling and installing site fencing is not a difficult science. That’s why many construction companies often choose to have their own personnel erect it, even though there’s a shortage of construction workers who could probably better spend their costly time and expertise on actual projects.
Posted on 03 September 2018 by Lou Spierings
Heras has been active in the UK for over 31 years. Our mobile fences have been at the basis of the British Standard and we have had an office in Sittingbourne, Kent, since 1987. In the middle of the photograph, you can see the Mayor of Sittingbourne at the opening.
Posted on 06 August 2018 by Trevor Stapleton
When building in a high-traffic zone, you are obliged to install proper traffic management equipment to decrease the chance of incidents occurring. Especially around airport terminals, buildings and roads where passengers need to follow designated pathways, highly visible and strong pedestrian guard guides are essential. How do you choose the safest and strongest traffic management equipment for your building site?
Posted on 06 August 2018 by Adrian Day
In high wind areas, your temporary fence panels can — if not installed correctly — turn into dangerous obstacles that could pose a threat to the safety of personnel and members of the public. To prevent accidents from happening and avoid damage to your fences, proper installation and stability accessories are essential. Do you want to rely on the way your fence line is situated while staying in budget and increasing construction site safety? Here’s how to do so.
Posted on 31 July 2018 by Adrian Day
Theft or vandalism on your construction site can be costly for you, and it can also slow your building project down considerably. How do you ensure unwanted people do not gain access to your site? Optimal construction site security is geared to the construction phase of the project. If you know when your construction site is attractive to thieves and vandals, you can adjust your security accordingly. In this blog, I explain the products being used to outsmart thieves and vandals for each very construction phase.
Posted on 02 July 2018 by Lou Spierings
The Soccer World Cup, the Olympics, the Rugby World Cup: all major events that attract thousands, if not millions of visitors. Although the visitors are only there to have fun, the organisation of these events has a serious job to do: ensuring safety and reducing risks. In a time of increased threats, this job becomes more difficult. However, choosing the right equipment can genuinely make a difference. In this blog, I explain how Heras can help to select the right equipment for effective event management.
Posted on 18 June 2018 by Jérôme Lardenois
Airport safety must be guaranteed 24/7. This requires the relevant flexibility of partners, such as Heras Mobile Fencing & Security. Is there damaged fencing on the runway? Or a defective gate that is causing danger? Then the appropriate action is a must. Also, passengers and air traffic must be caused as little disruption as possible. ‘Solution-based thinking, good service and a fast reaction are what our customer wants’, claims Barry de Laat, assembly manager at Heras Mobile Fencing & Security.
Posted on 11 June 2018 by Suzanne van Bekkers - Vroenhoven