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Affordable housing remains a dream for many in PUNE

17th April 2012
One can't deny the fact that Pune is among the fastest growing cities in India. Over last few years the educated class and business people have made Pune their home. This is mainly due to the growth of education centers, manufacturing units, the Informati... Read >
Author: Sanjay Kumar

Jib Crane and Mobile Lifting Gantry Systems

12th October 2011
This editorial takes a short look at the most commonly used forms of larger lifting gear products, such as cranes and Jibs; furthermore incorporating how and where they may be utilised. The expression lifting gear or lifting equipment refers to any pro... Read >
Author: Nikki Dale

Functions of Mechanical Tools and Equipments Used for Construction

12th April 2011
A construction site usually has many mechanical tools and equipments in the scene, each having a specific and important function to perform. The main purpose of using mechanical tools like cement mixers is to significantly lower down the work load of the ... Read >
Author: Vaiv Jais

Claiming Compensation for a Hip Injury

23rd November 2010
Though the hip is one of the most robust parts of the body, due to its ball and socket structure, any injury in this area will invariably be extremely painful, restrictive and may result in long-term complications. Over a quarter of a million hip injuries... Read >
Author: Ansel Perry

Fall Arrest vs Restraint When Working at Height

21st September 2010
Restraint Guidance by LeadingEdgeSafety.co.ukWhat is restraint?Operating in restraint allows an operative the access and mobility necessary to reach the leading edge (possible fall hazard) and carry out their tasks whilst preventing them from probably fal... Read >
Author: Cory Bennett

The Importance of Durability and Ergonomics in Knobs and Handles

10th August 2010
Construction workers need durable, ergonomic knobs and handles to do their jobs. They work hard building homes, office buildings, theaters, malls and much more; durable machine knobs can reduce on the job injuries and pain. From back injuries and accid... Read >
Author: David

Material Handling Equipment- Its Classification and Applications

13th July 2010
Material handling equipment, as the name indicates are used to handle heavy duty materials in a work site, this may be either for transportation or for storing purposes. Among all these equipment, lift tables and engine hoist are probably the most widely ... Read >
Author: nathansyngrem

Water cooler price

21st May 2010
Water coolers are there for long time. However, these days, people are commonly using them at homes and offices.Though initially, these appliances were used in offices only because of high water cooler prices, later on people started using them in their k... Read >
Author: devika rajpali

Accident at Work types of workplace accident

04th March 2010
No matter what business or occupation you are working inside, your employer has a responsibility of care to protect you in the place of work. If you feel you have established a lack of training, insufficient equipment or faulty equipment you should tell y... Read >
Author: Shannon Burns

Construction Site Accidents Caused by Unsafe Working Conditions

08th July 2009
Unsafe working conditions continue to plague some construction sites, both locally and internationally, according to many news reports. Though several websites exist that offer construction accident information, construction accidents continue to occur fr... Read >
Author: LegalView

Hazard warning symbols and their meanings

18th June 2009
There are many different signs and symbols that are used to identify containers and areas that are a hazard to your health. From construction sites to household cleaners, these signs contain the symbols that allow you to readily recognize them and to avoi... Read >
Author: Lee Lazarus

Want To Be a Heavy Equipment Operator?

15th June 2009
Do you love watching constructional activities? Do you enjoy operating huge machineries? If you do, then you can consider a career as a heavy equipment operator. This career involves using machines to move construction materials at construction sites a... Read >
Author: Aliceshown

Prevent and Reduce Unsafe Conditions at Construction Site

15th June 2009
When you hear about construction sites, what picture comes to your mind - chaotic and dangerous? Quite right! Being a deadline-oriented environment, construction sites work in a fast process. Injuries and accidents are common here due to the highly risky ... Read >
Author: jchain814

Uses of Rope - Candle Wicking

04th June 2009
Candle wicking is a form of embroidery that has been used for many centuries. Although candle wicking is no longer the most popular or most used form of embroidery technique that is used in the world today, it is still quite fashionable and used to add va... Read >
Author: Donald Perry

Arizona Rat Control -- Common Diseases Carried By Rats

07th May 2009
Rats may have originated from European and Asian countries, but they have certainly laid their claim on the United States, including several parts of Arizona. When it comes to sharing the planet with all creatures of the Earth, there is a difference betwe... Read >
Author: Adam Spector
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