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Introducing you to Max Hacks! Max People's very own blog keeping you up to date on things construction related (but we cover some non-construction related fun stuff too!)

construction-induction

15 August 2019

Virtual reality and construction inductions

Traditional induction methods often see poor knowledge retention, low engagement and don’t address the challenges of an ever-changing construction environment. New Zealand based engineering company Beca have designed a VR solution...

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construction-health-and-safety

13 August 2019

Toolbox Talk - Listening to health and safety

Hearing is an essential way to track and understand what is happening around you. Our hearing is extremely well attuned to our surroundings, it’s the brains first response system. It tells us when to pay attention and shapes our understanding of what is happening.

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laser in construction

8 August 2019

Toolbox Talk - Lasers

Lasers are very commonly used across the construction industry and when something is so commonly used, it can be perceived to be harmless to a degree. This is not the case.

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Christchurch-cathedral

5 August 2019

The fate of the Christchurch Cathedral has been decided

It has been decided to demolish the Cathedral of the blessed sacrament here in Christchurch due to the diocese and City Council after many attempts, not being able to find a financial and functional solution.

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construction-worker

29 July 2019

Toolbox Talk - Fatigue Management

Working in the construction industry is taxing - physically and mentally. It involves heavy lifting, a lot manual labour, long days, sometimes night shifts. A personal fatigue management plan is a must if you're going to be productive everyday on site.

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Concrete

23 July 2019

Toolbox Talk - Concrete PPE Check

Working with concrete can be extremely hazardous to your health if you're not wearing the appropriate PPE. Make sure you're covering yourself (literally) by checking out this week's Toolbox Talk.

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