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Slinger/Signaller Hand Signals

Slinger/Signaller Hand Signals

The Slinger/Signaller is the eyes and ears of the crane operator who could be over 50 metres above the ground in a tower crane or blinded by a blocked view in a mobile crane. Therefore, hand signals are required to communicate with the crane operator to ensure instructions are clear…

NPORS Exclusive Update

NPORS Exclusive Update

This September, NPORS published their technical bulletin for trainers and training centres whichdetails the changes to the scheme and this month was a big one! Investigations into Fraud and Malpractice NPORS started this bulletin with an announcement about investigations into various training facilities during the lockdown period this year. NPORS…

5 Statistics for Health and Safety

5 Statistics for Health and Safety

Why is Health and Safety Important? Health and Safety training and awareness is important in all workplaces. However, there is a real need for high-quality Health and Safety Training in the construction industry. With such a high injury rate in the workplace, we feel that every employer should know the…

COVID-19 Statement

COVID-19 Statement

SB Skills Solutions are committed to preventing the spread of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) to our clients and the whole of the UK. We are currently following all of the government guidelines for COVID-19 to prevent spreading the virus to clients and staff. We are regularly disinfecting all areas of our…

Crawler Crane Operator pay rises by 54% in only two years?

Crawler Crane Operator pay rises by 54% in only two years?

Crawler Crane Operator pay rises by a whopping 54% in the last two years, compared to 11% for the rest of the construction industry since the Brexit referendum, according to staffing software company. The Construction industry is a fast-paced industry that sees changes in construction techniques, and popular projects. However, Crawler Crane Operators have seen…

New Zero-Emission Electric Forklift.

New Zero-Emission Electric Forklift.

The first wave of Large capacity machinery and Forklifts are coming to the construction industry. Electrification is commonplace in the modern era with things like cars and busses seeing increasingly large battery sizes that enable them to run for full days without recharging. Wiggins Yard eBull Forklift: XL Lifts The New…

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