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Interview: Making a success of health and wellbeing

Interview: Making a success of health and wellbeing

BRE’s core value is known to all who work for and with the organisation. This being that the health, safety ...
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Improving Construction & Demolition Waste Data

“UK waste data needs improving” – say BRE specialists Specialists in construction and demolition (C&D) waste at BRE, have recently ...
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Construction & Excel – An average formula

At a time where data has the power to make or break organisations within the construction industry, having the right ...
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Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost

On Friday 25 November (that’s tomorrow, folks!) our high streets, shopping centres and computers will play host to the busiest ...
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Waste Hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction

This week it is the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR); an initiative aiming to raise awareness regarding sustainable resourcing ...
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SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What’s What?

As part of our continuing development and improvement of our SmartWaste digital tool under the new SiteSmart brand, the version ...
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Introducing SiteSmart – The Smart Information Hub

Wednesday 26th October saw the launch of BRE’s new resource hub for the smart construction professional – SiteSmart. This centralised ...
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RWM – Waste Data Opportunities

The Resource Waste Management (RWM) event, which took place in September, is a unique event covering all aspects of waste ...
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SiteSmart & BRE at Digital Construction Week

You might have seen that BRE is partnering with Digital Construction Week (taking place next week, 26 & 27 October ...
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Digital Tool Training: Maximising User Knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency ...
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Mental Health: Health & Safety Beyond the Phsyical

Earlier this week it was World Mental Health Day, aiming to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world ...
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Process improvement

The Power of Data to Stop Waste

Our own James Farrell recently spoke at Low shot of yellow truck wheels and view behind the Major Infrastructure Resource ...
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3 ways positive health & safety observations can help your business

When it comes to observations, most people’s reflex is to capture issues that need to be fixed, negative things noticed ...
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124% increase in near miss reporting through YellowJacket app

It has been 2 years since YellowJacket launched its mobile app, Here’s the story: ...
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3 things you should know about SMARTWaste’s new reporting release

Listening to customers’ feedback, the digital tools team has developed new reporting SMARTWaste features which will be added early in ...
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5 ways YellowJacket can help you manage fire risks

Do you know your closest fire exit when you enter a building? General fire safety precautions include means of escape ...
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Interview: New YellowJacket tool to help improve process efficiency

In working with a variety of clients, helping them to measure and improve performance through adopting lean construction techniques on ...
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“Credible data driving environmental performance improvements”

SMARTWaste Case Study Interview: Canary Wharf Contractors Limited Canary Wharf New Phase, a mixed-use development delivering 3,200+ homes Earlier this ...
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Spring-clean your working environment

You may have noticed recently that winter has gradually left us, while spring puts in an appearance. For lots of ...
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It all starts here: SMARTWaste Version 2 release

Listening to customers and continuously developing our digital products to meet their needs is top of the list for the ...
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Software update: YellowJacket Version 9.1

For the first time ever, users can configure the tool to suit their needs Users of health and safety reporting ...
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Do you really need to demolish that site?

It’s always best, when considering demolishing a building, to ask certain questions before beginning any work – even planning work ...
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Health and safety – not ‘no’, but ‘how?’

Too often in the construction industry, health and safety practices, protocols and professionals are (often incorrectly) seen as being ‘blockers’ ...
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