Stay Safe Around Construction Sites As The Dark Nights Approach (Midlands)

Love it or loathe it – autumn is well on its way as the clocks go back later this month, bringing with it darker nights.

As tempting as it may be to sneak a quick peek around an exciting new homes development out of hours, or even as daylight fades, Linden Homes Midlands has issued a reminder about potential construction site dangers as the nights draw in.

The award-winning developer issues warnings each year aimed at youngsters who may see building sites as an alternative adventure playground during the school holidays.

But with customer safety paramount, Linden Homes is re-iterating its advice to home hunters of all ages warning that construction sites – busy or quiet – can present dangers.

Linden Homes sales director Chris Roads said: “We always ask our customers to report to the sales and marketing suite on their arrival, and a member of the sales team will accompany them onto site. Our health and safety guidelines also state that customers must wear protective clothing if they are going onto site.

“As darkness is now creeping into early evening, and soon into late afternoon, we cannot stress enough the dangers of people trying to get onto a site for a look around unaccompanied or out of hours – as some of our developments do not open every day of the week.

“There are many hidden hazards that could cause serious injury – like excavations or low headroom/ scaffolding.”

Linden Homes does have strict and visible guidelines in place at each construction site.

Here are a few common sense rules to follow and typical hazards to look out for:

Active Linden Homes Midlands developments are opening at weekends.

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20 October 2014

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