There are more than enough examples out there! Fences blown over or (even worse) blown away, which in turn cause considerable damage. And not just material damage. Can fences that have been blown away also lead to accidents that affect construction workers or passers-by? As a construction company and/or site supervisor, you never want that to be on your conscience. But how can you prevent this? And what are the legal obligations that must be met when installing fences? In this blog post, we would like to draw the attention of site supervisors, buyers, and other interested parties to how to act when using and installing fences.
Posted on 24 May 2019 by Ruud Verhagen
A healthy and safe working climate for employees and an optimal living climate for local residents: it’s so much easier to achieve than you think! By controlling noise on your construction site, you respond to the wishes of all those involved. You maximise living enjoyment for local residents and minimise hearing damage to employees on the construction site. Read here about how you can easily reduce noise by 17 dB(A)* and thus prevent direct noise pollution.
Posted on 21 May 2019 by Yves Spooren
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
Since the 1980s, the operating companies Heras BV (permanent outdoor security) and Heras Mobile Fencing & Security BV have been part of the Irish company, CRH plc.
From now on, this will be more clearly communicated: the Heras logo now has the words, ‘A CRH Company’ written beneath it.
Posted on 01 June 2018 by Hans Welting
What do railway stations, events and long construction projects have in common? That’s right - with all three, barriers are often required for a variety of reasons. In the following blog post, the experts at Heras Mobile Fencing will tell you in the following blog post which construction fence is best suited for your personal project and will present to you the advantages and disadvantages of various construction fences.
Posted on 12 March 2018 by Olaf Rauschenbach
The season of street parties, open-air festivals, and parties is the best time of year for many. Long, lingering nights with friends, a delicious drink in hand and live music are simply part of summertime. Of course, noise control should not be missing either, so that there are no complaints from local residents. Besides open-air festivals, construction sites are just as delicate a situation in terms of noise, as they often attract unwanted attention from local residents. In this blog article about noise control and noise control barriers, Heras Mobile Fencing explains how and when to reduce noise.
Posted on 05 March 2018 by Olaf Rauschenbach