Posted on November 28, 2018
Safety Tips for Summer Construction
Working in construction has some great perks – one of which is being able to get out of an office and work in the sunshine. But in the hotter months of the year this stops being a perk and can actually become very dangerous.
Working for long hours in extreme heat and direct sun can escalate the dangers of construction and put your team at risk of a number of health issues such as sunburn, dehydration and heatstroke.
So we’ve put together a few easy to follow tips to ensure your workers’ safety is always your main priority and you can avoid any unnecessary negative effects on your your workers’ health.
Posted on November 1, 2018
Fighting and Preventing Construction Worker Fatigue
Worker fatigue on a construction site can not only slow down production and lead to silly mistakes, but in this industry, it can be fatal. Construction sites are full of hazards already, so the risk of accidents and injuries is largely increased when fatigue is added into mix.
Fatigue can be mental or physical or even both, and can be caused by a great number of factors including extended hours, increased workload, personal issues or illness. So making sure you know what’s happening with your workers on site and even in their home lives is crucial.
Posted on October 9, 2018
Working in the pacific islands, particularly PNG, we’ve all learned the hard way that power and electricity are not as stable as they are in other places around the world. This means that for your business to run smoothly, on-time and on-budget, a generator can be the key to your project’s success.
But choosing the right commercial generator is more than running down to the local hardware store and buying what’s on sale and fits in your truck. There’s a lot of factors that you’ll need to consider to ensure you’re getting the best solution for your business.
Posted on February 20, 2018
Whether it’s finding a single employee or an entire team for your next construction project, you surely know the recruitment experience, patience and grit it takes to attract – and keep the most talented and reliable workers in the industry. Regardless of the size and scope of your project.
Posted on December 12, 2017
At PME, we’re always innovating, and always incorporating new and better technology as we work towards a safer and more efficient future in construction in PNG. That’s why we’re happy to announce our latest partnership: with Nexans.