Tag: plumbers

Plumbers and HVAC contractors positive about prospects

Over a third (34%) of plumbers and HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) engineers felt under more pressure last year than in 2013 and 25% put in more hours. According to the results of the annual healthcheck survey by ECIS,

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Who are Britain’s most trustworthy tradesmen?

Helly Hansen Workwear has commissioned a study to find Britain’s most trustworthy tradesmen, with plumbers being ranked the friendliest workers. Following the study of 2,000 Brits examining modern perceptions of today’s tradesmen, it was found that most people trust electricians,

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Over a million tradespeople regularly at risk from dangers of asbestos

Tradespeople, including construction workers, carpenters, plumbers and heating engineers, could come into contact with deadly asbestos on average more than 100 times a year according to a new survey commissioned by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). As well as

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Pilot scheme helps plumbers report high-risk work

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) and Severn Trent Water have joined together to pilot a scheme where WaterSafe-approved contractors can directly report any high-risk work to the relevant water company. Upon receiving a high-risk work report, Severn Trent

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Trades for Life help tradespeople gain the right qualifications

A new organisation called Trades for Life has been put together in an attempt to help trainee plumbers, electricians, and renewable energy installers get their qualifications for jobs. Trades for Life was founded in a response to adult learners who begin

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