Sustainable and safe logistics: Heras-Mobile member of CLOCS and FORS

In the UK, still too many accidents happen with vulnerable road users as a result of construction logistics. To take ownership of this problem and contribute to the solution, the industry created two national industry standards CLOCS and FORS. CLOCS and FORS work together and represent a united response to improve road safety. At Heras-Mobile, we want to work together with other organizations in support of high safety levels and are therefore are a proud member of CLOCS and FORS.

Posted on 06 November 2018 by Adrian Furminger    Safe and sustainable working


How to: maximizing construction fence stability while minimizing space intake

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    Safe and sustainable working


Installing site fencing: do it yourself or outsource it?

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    Fences


1 January 1987: “Heras Fencing has a direct link in Britain”

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    


Traffic management equipment: the strongest solution for your building site

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    Safe and sustainable working


Increasing construction site safety: methods of stability for temporary fence panels

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    Safe and sustainable working


Getting construction security right for every phase of the construction project

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    Project security


Effectively increasing event safety and reducing risks at World Class Events

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    Project security