What is YellowJacket?

Construction site monitoring and reporting software YellowJacket is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for managing quality, environmental, process and health and safety performance. The system has been designed to help organisations understand performance, as well as ensuring compliance with regulations, processes and procedures. Performance management can be implemented across projects, organisations and down … Continue reading “What is YellowJacket?”

BRE SmartSite KPIs

For a business to understand which parts of their operation might be underperforming or overperforming they ideally need a mechanism to compare themselves to others. If businesses operating in similar circumstances are able to capture pertinent data in a systematic and logical way, they can establish benchmarks relevant to their business activities. By comparing themselves … Continue reading “BRE SmartSite KPIs”

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Injuries in construction – being aware of construction site hazards

Construction site hazards and commonplace Construction sites can often be dangerous places to work, with construction site hazards a hazardous numerous. The nature of the job is physical and often workers are required to use powerful machinery or to climb great heights. This creates risk of injuries in construction, faced every day due to construction … Continue reading “Injuries in construction – being aware of construction site hazards”

Is your software a good fit?

Have you ever noticed how many different software tools you use at your work place? Ever since the rise of technology, companies have invested billions into new software programs. The need for different programs for different problems across safety, health, environmental and quality performance is vast. The likelihood is that your information is scattered across … Continue reading “Is your software a good fit?”

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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 completed a study to assess the shape of information regarding C&D waste in the UK. This is part of the work the BRE Trust is doing to help in building a better world together. Below … Continue reading “Improving Construction & Demolition Waste Data”

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 tools for managing various aspects of your projects, sites or organisation as a whole – is paramount. Audits have shown that nearly 90% of spreadsheets with over 150 rows include errors; with there being a 1 in … Continue reading “Construction & Excel – An average formula”

Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost

On the last Friday of November our high streets, shopping centres and computers now 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 50% off … Continue reading “Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost”

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 and waste management within private and public sectors as well as the general public. One of the core messages of the EWWR awareness week are the “3Rs” – reduce, reuse and recycle. These actions for … Continue reading “Waste Hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction”

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 3 update brings our users new modules and increased capabilities in reporting and presenting data. Today, Monday 7 November, the launch of this new release will further the ability for users to improve on project … Continue reading “SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What's What?”