Entries by Paul Watkins

Pedestrian Walkways

Published 11 October 2019

Instead of buying in paving slabs to put around welfare which would only be thrown away at the end


Magnetic Signage

Published 23 September 2019

Most of the construction industries welfare units are made of metal, so by attaching signage to a


Hot Works

Published 15 July 2019

We have been using the wet floor stands with a different sign on it which states that hot works are


Trench Forming

Published 17 June 2019

On the James Paget Hospital site, we are working in the middle of the hospital. The way the project


Cordless Caulking Gun

Published 10 June 2019

We have been trialling a cordless caulking gun at Roydon Primary School. This is used by


3D App

Published 25 February 2019

We have been using an App called LiveHome3DPro to great effect. In less than an hour you can


3D Photos

Published 18 February 2019

We have just purchased an Insta360-one-X, which takes 3D pictures. We can use these images to show


Traumafix

Published 6 February 2019

As an industry it is always good to have the input from people from other backgrounds, and we have


Solar Power

Published 5 February 2019

At Lotus, we have introduced solar charged power banks to charge our mobile phones. These have been


Force 8 Respirators

Published 21 January 2019

We have recently introduced a ban on any of our employed staff from using the throw away dust


Battery Powered Cut-Off Saw

Published 21 January 2019

We are currently using battery powered cut-off saws, rather than petrol cut-off saws. The


Bricklaying with School Children

Published 21 January 2019

We held a two day course on bricklaying at Attleborough Junior School, which is where we were


Eye Test Chart

Published 10 January 2019

We have put up two eye charts in the site canteen - the Snellen Chart and the Tumbling E Chart.


Numbered Hi-Viz

Published 10 January 2019

On the Lotus Development, we are giving every person onsite (including Management) a unique number


Subcontractor Briefing Point

Published 10 January 2019

We decided to have a central point onsite where all supervisors of trades could meet in the morning


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