On Friday 25 November (that’s tomorrow, folks!) our high streets, shopping centres and computers will play host to the busiest consumer day of the year – Black Friday. This day signals the start of a manic weekend of ‘deals’ in the lead up to Christmas. Now who doesn’t like to get a new TV at … Continue reading “Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost”
Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin spoke to Bob Sherwood, SHEQ Manager for Boon Building Services, to find out more about their experience with BRE YellowJacket and how the tool helps their business. Find out more below:
Buildings protect what is important to us and given that there will always be threats to building security, there is a need to deploy appropriate and proportionate protective security to protect people and assets from losses. Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE has recently written a guide discussing the importance of establishing security objectives at the … Continue reading “Procuring an effective security system”
The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?
Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE at BRE Global discusses his views. It’s true, there isn’t a day that goes by without the media reporting on terrorism on our streets or cyber-attacks targeted at our largest and most treasured institutions and companies. Terrorism by its very nature is highly visible and can make people feel very … Continue reading “The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?”
For the first time ever, users can configure the tool to suit their needs Users of health and safety reporting tool BRE YellowJacket, will gain a subtle but vastly important update to the software next week, with the tool being down for this maintenance over the coming weekend. Have no fear though, as YellowJacket will … Continue reading “YellowJacket software update version 9.1”
Too often in the construction industry, health and safety practices, protocols and professionals are (often incorrectly) seen as being ‘blockers’ to productivity, efficiency and in some cases – fun! So what can be done to try and change this perception? Changing culture and perceptions is never easy, so it’s important that things like health and … Continue reading “Health & safety: not ‘No’, but ‘How?’”
BRE are drawing attention to Sprue’s initiative “Project SHOUT” to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide gas and to highlight the importance of having carbon monoxide alarms in your home. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odourless and colourless gas and its presence cannot be detected by our senses. Carbon monoxide is produced from … Continue reading “Project ‘SHOUT’ – the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning”