• Look after your skin this winter

    It’s in your hands to prevent skin disorders this winter says Chris Brooks, technical product manager at ...

    It’s in your hands to prevent skin disorders this winter says Chris Brooks, technical product manager at Swarfega. Working outdoors can make skin care a tricky issue, and in winter, looking after the ...

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  • Protecting your muscles and joints

    Professional Builder has teamed up with Festool to support the health of tradespeople. In this instalment ...

    Professional Builder has teamed up with Festool to support the health of tradespeople. In this instalment, Festool discusses the importance of tradespeople properly protecting their muscles and joints ...

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  • Bowel cancer: what you need to know

    Professional Builder's GP on why it's important to talk about bowel cancer. Talking about bowel cancer me ...

    Professional Builder's GP on why it's important to talk about bowel cancer. Talking about bowel cancer means talking about your backside and poo – two things patients frequently apologise for! As a GP ...

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  • Marley launches sun safety campaign

    As the heatwave hits the UK this week, Marley is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after th ...

    As the heatwave hits the UK this week, Marley is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after their skin and eyes to reduce the damage caused by increased sun exposure. With 1,700 people in t ...

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  • Recognising signs of skin damage

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon tackles some of the everyday health issue which may be impacting on your personal and ...

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon tackles some of the everyday health issue which may be impacting on your personal and professional lives. This month, it’s the second instalment of our focus on skincare. By now, s ...

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  • Looking after your skin this summer

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon shares her advice on sun safety for the trades. As we turn into the summer months, wo ...

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon shares her advice on sun safety for the trades. As we turn into the summer months, woolly jumpers and beanie hats may be forgotten. The sun will (hopefully) arrive and bring with i ...

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  • The importance of dust extraction

    Steve Johnson, territory manager, end user team at Festool, discusses the importance of dust extraction. ...

    Steve Johnson, territory manager, end user team at Festool, discusses the importance of dust extraction. As all tradespeople know, working with any material produces dust that is often harmful. Constr ...

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  • Are you drinking too much?

    Professional Builder's GP Alice Fitzgibbon takes a look at the subject of alcohol. Drinking alcohol is ve ...

    Professional Builder's GP Alice Fitzgibbon takes a look at the subject of alcohol. Drinking alcohol is very common. For some people, drinking is occasional, for others it is a social routine at the we ...

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  • Technology to help prevent damage to construction workers’ hearing

    New technology could help provide early diagnosis for the up to three quarters of those working in the co ...

    New technology could help provide early diagnosis for the up to three quarters of those working in the construction industry suffering from tinnitus or permanent damage to their hearing. Developed by ...

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  • You might clean your van after reading this

    New research has revealed that tradespeople's vans are harbouring some pretty disgusting (and dangerous) ...

    New research has revealed that tradespeople's vans are harbouring some pretty disgusting (and dangerous) germs. The investigation, carried out by Confused.com in association with the School of Biologi ...

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