Sep 022017
 

While climbing up the ladder on the second scaffolding tower, the tower suddenly moved along on its wheels and the ladder began to slip off the metal rail, starting to crash back down to the ground. Stephen grabbed the scaffolding tower itself and managed to save himself but in the process, banged his lower legs […]

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Feb 232017
 

Well that’s one for Storm Doris! She has caused the 5 metre wooden pole holding the TV aerial and weather station to SNAP! It came down across the roof of our garage with one loud thump!! It made a little hole in our rubber membrane in one spot where the metal aerial frame jabbed in and […]

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May 302016
 

We were working on the 2nd energy module and digging the hole for it, when Shaun managed to do it again! see the full report at Number 2 Modules Hole is Dug

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Mar 102016
 
Mini Trolley Met Big Bad Truck!

OOPS! The dumper truck has just ran over our poor little platform trolley! We were reversing the truck to gain room and straighten up, in order to move the load of concrete blocks that has been sitting in the skip for the last few days. We had been using the mini trolley to transport a […]

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Feb 152016
 
Shaun has burned his knees with Concrete

While we were laying the concrete, we were occasionally kneeling on the wet concrete. Shaun was working on a particularly wet part and the concrete soaked through his knee pads (which are pretty much waterproof in normal usage). The concrete is quite alkaline and over time burned Shaun’s skin over his knee’s. He noticed they […]

Jan 262016
 
Rain Washes Fence and Shoring Panels Down!

We had a bit of a disaster today when the rain came and came and came! It was one of those 10 year events of massive amount of water over hours and hours of rain, rain, rain! We weren’t actually flooded out, nor anywhere near that point (ever since we have installed a whole line […]

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Oct 102009
 

It’s been a few days since I nailed Shaun’s finger and its healing nicely. Shaun says it doesn’t hurt any more… There is no infection at all! But we have decided we all get Tetanus Jabs as a precaution, as I doubt that this is the last accident on site.

Oct 032009
 

Yes our first accident while using a nail gun. Shaun was hold the otherside of a post when I fired a nail into it at an agle. To steep an angle ! The nail passed straight through the pad of his finger (ouch)! Amazingly there was almost no blood. I took Shaun back to the […]