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Case Study: Multi Site UK Wide Set Up Premier Modular Ltd

     Posted on: 8th July 2021

Case Study: Multi Site UK Wide Set Up Premier Modular Ltd

The Problem The November 2020 lockdown provided the continuation of the largest peacetime mobilisation of a volunteer workforce (1) and the largest peacetime UK deployment of our armed forces (2). All in a bid to support a speedy recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Resulting in test, trace and vaccination centres needed to be set up in car parks and public spaces throughout the UK. Premier Modular Ltd, one of the UKs leading modular building and offsite construction specialists. Were involved in a multi-site UK Wide programme for test and trace. However the demand for temporary buildings reached their capacity. This…

How to Manage Wet Weather Hazards on Site 7 Tips

     Posted on: 20th January 2021

How to Manage Wet Weather Hazards on Site 7 Tips

Construction in the rain is never a great activity to look forward to. Here are 7 tips to manage Wet Weather Hazards on a construction site. Limit Workers from working alone. Make sure they have a means of communication. Either radio or phone. Spread aggregate on areas of high footfall on site. Reducing mud and provide boot scrapers at access points to buildings and welfare units. Make sure risk assessments for Plant Equipment users are up to date and communicated to operators before use. Be careful around and pay attention to waterlogged areas on site. Check that all electrical equipment…

Sleeping Pods Are more Cost Effective than Hotels

     Posted on: 12th January 2021

Sleeping Pods Are more Cost Effective than Hotels

The great news is construction is full steam ahead. At PAL Hire we have been supporting business, providing hire equipment all through Lockdown 1, Lockdown 2 and now this current Lockdown which is starting 2021 off. With construction being all business as usual, it means trades still need to get on site. The logistics of looking after your team when they are away from home can be difficult. Especially if your team moves about the country or you need them close to a long-term site. This is where hotels come in. But with the current state of the pandemic, your…

Is it better to Off-hire or Keep Equipment on-hire over Christmas?

     Posted on: 24th November 2020

Is it better to Off-hire or Keep Equipment on-hire over Christmas?

It almost appears that lurking in the ever-growing autumnal shadows, Christmas has been waiting, poised to pounce on us like a last hurdle for businesses to overcome before we can steer our operations into a new year. Whilst this year has been one hell of a roller coaster ride. You may have decisions to be made in terms of off-hiring equipment or keeping it on-hire for the holiday season. To guide you through the options to the question of off-hiring equipment over the holiday period, we need to cover some points about why we hire equipment in the first place…

Smithlight LED Worklight

     Posted on: 20th October 2020

Smithlight LED Worklight

This battery powered LED light is both versatile and energy efficient making it the greener alternative to traditional halogen, fluorescent and incandescent lighting. It can be used as a single work light or in multiples as a quick and easy way to light up walkways.

Is the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the UK Driver of Post COVID-19 Economic Stimulus?

     Posted on: 16th June 2020

Is the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the UK Driver of Post COVID-19 Economic Stimulus?

We have got used to watching the graphs of how events have unfolded since March in the UK. A devastating time for all, notably so for the terrible loss of life and the change to the economic structure of the UK. The latter resulting in uncertainty for jobs and business. Business in the UK waited and drew breath whilst it did all it could to diversify, to hibernate until the all clear was given to begin to open its doors. To start the period of rejuvenation that matches current times and helps build a stronger Britain. At the heart of…

Portable Free Standing Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser Dispensing Unit

     Posted on: 26th April 2020

Portable Free Standing Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser Dispensing Unit

This portable free standing Hand Sanitising Unit can have up to 4 dispensers (2 on each side). The unit is designed to be deployed in any area in your work place where you have footfall from either staff and or customers. Design. The unit can have your company logo and or branding added to fit in with existing point of sale schema. Multiple units can be deployed around your premises to ensure that people have every opportunity to access hand sanitiser. Applications: Back office areas, commercial kitchens, staff rooms, entrances into warehouses, factories, distribution centres, etc

How to Return to the Workplace

     Posted on: 26th April 2020

How to Return to the Workplace

Here we are with the potential (at least in the short term) to contemplate the gradual return to the workplace. What will that look like? How do we make our workplaces safe and resilient to infection threat? How do we protect our staff, customers and suppliers? Protecting your staff and visitors to your business makes sense. If your businesses capability is reduced by staff absenteeism due to illness it can have a huge impact on your bottom line. Return from a lockdown is going to be a delicate process for most businesses. We will be told to maintain social distancing…

Hire Smart in 2020

     Posted on: 27th November 2019

Hire Smart in 2020

We know that plans are well underway for sites to open up in the new year. As 2019 draws to a close – we are now talking a great amount of orders for 2020. Right up until the summer enquiries are coming in for our core equipment. Although these do carry a next day availability (subject to demand and location) promise. Our accounts are booking their hire equipment now for the new year. What drives early booking of equipment for the new year? Price is the principle driver for early equipment hire bookings. Getting the best value for hire is…

K9 LED Portable Worklight

     Posted on: 1st November 2019

K9 LED Portable Worklight

A Torch, Worklight and Floodlight in one! The K9 30 LED is a versatile and portable LED torch / worklight system designed for patrol, inspection and emergency work situations. This product design represents the latest technology in LED portable lighting and is designed to be virtually maintenance free and robust enough to deal with the rigours of a harsh working environment. The Ritelite K9 can be used as a directional area floodlight, A long distance spot light, A site worklight or a Torch. The K9 is fully rechargeable and designed to last at 100% brightness for a full 8 hour…