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Take a look at our blog posts below to find out more about our products, services and how they can be used. 

What are the hazards of working at height?

Although statistics are steadily improving, falls from height still pose one of the greatest safety risks in the workplace. Between 2021 - 2022 there were 129 fatal workplace accidents in Britain, out of which 29 were attributed to falls from height. The number of work-related fatal injuries has been on a steady decline over the past decades...

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Health and Safety in Construction

Being named one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, managing health and safety in construction is vital to ensuring your workers are kept safe from harm. Building sites pose a variety of risks, from dealing with heavy loads to working around potentially hazardous substances. The HSE reported here that, in 2021, 39 individuals working in construction suffered fatal injuries.

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What Size Boom Lift Do I Need? How to Choose the Right Boom Lift For the Job

The modern boom lift is a versatile piece of construction machinery, increasing in popularity on sites across the UK. Boom lifts can reach extremely tall heights, with the highest boom lift we offer here at Drogheda Hire & Sales, reaching 28 metres. There are two main types of boom lift available to users, articulating and telescopic boom lifts. They also come in various sizes and platform heights, each suitable for different tasks.  

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Summer Site Safety

The warmest part of the year is upon us and, as many of us look forward to welcome holidays, it's business as usual for many others. There are certain work environments that are less tolerable than others in the summer heat and construction sites rank highly as one of the least comfortable locations to toil away your summer days. Aside from the discomfort, the summer building site hosts a number of health hazards that add an extra level of peril to an already dangerous work environment.

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How to Maintain a Garden in Summer

For so many of us, our gardens are our passion projects and summer is the time to “enjoy the fruits of our labour”.
That said, gardens are a living, changing environment and will provide a never-ending source of tasks to keep you entertained, no matter the season. 
After what has hopefully been a flourishing spring season, your garden should be ready to provide a green and mellow venue for those long, warm summer evenings.

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Carpentry Power Tools and Their Uses

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Carpentry power tools are crucial in ensuring construction projects run smoothly. Using the best carpentry power tools for the job is critical in manufacturing high-quality end products, sure to please every client....

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Winter Construction Site Safety Guide

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At Drogheda Hire, our 30 years of experience means we’re well equipped to assist you in making your construction site as safe as possible this winter. Not only does our reliable equipment mean....

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How Choosing the Right Plant Hire Company can transform your Business In 2022

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Emerging from the Covid-led lockdowns, the economy is booming and plant and tool hire services are increasingly in demand.  2021 saw the rescheduling of some construction projects that were postponed.At the same time, numerous projects have arisen from a need to adapt businesses to the changes in consumer behaviour and the changing demands of home workers. 

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Why Choose Us As Your Hire Company?

choose drogheda hire company - construction worker on roof workingThey say a good workman never blames his tools. But no matter how good you are at your job, if you don't start with the right tools, you're making life hard on yourself. There is a right and wrong way to approach everything in life. At Drogheda Hire, we make it easy for you to approach things the right way. Whether you're planning a big project or making small renovations to your home, we have everything you need to get the job done. We can advise you on the tools you need to start your project, and we'll be there right to the end.

While there are many ways to approach a problem, it helps to know that there's someone ready to help you find the best solution. Read more here...

 

Things to consider when you hire a mini excavator

choose drogheda hire company - construction worker on roof working A rather unexpected consequence of the Covid-19 lockdowns was an unprecedented  boom in plant and tool hire, spurred on by a sudden increase in DIY projects. With an entire country locked indoors and no possibility to go on holiday, people looked to their homes to improve their living spaces and invest their unspent holiday money.
The scope and variety of home improvement projects was seemingly unlimited: crane hire companies were being called upon to deliver hot tubs and many people took the opportunity to build extensions, 

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