$250K funding for Women in Construction

During a tour of a Queensland construction site, the Prime Minister announced that the federal government will provide $250,000 in funding over 12 months as part of the pilot program to help increase women’s participation and employment in the building industry. read more here

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Tips for your drug & alcohol policy

“Fitness for work means a person’s capacity to work without risk to themselves or others’ health and safety,” says Simon Clayer, Senior Associate with HopgoodGanim , adding that many things can affect fitness for work, including stress, depression, anxiety and fatigue. Clayer recommends any employer considering drafting a drug and alcohol in the workplace policy…

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Government revamps SafeWork SA to improve workplace safety

The SA Government claims that creating separate regulatory and education units at SafeWork SA will better support employers to meet their responsibilities for workplace safety. SA Industrial Relations Minister John Rau said the SafeWork SA structural reforms followed an overhaul of the State’s workers compensation system and feedback from industry, business organisations and unions. “It…

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SiteBook exhibits at SydneyBuild 2016

Catch up with us at Sydney Build 2016! We will be showing SiteBook to Builders and Construction companies in on March 10 & 11 at The Australian Technology Park (ATP) in Sydney. Our latest innovation for Subcontractor safety compliance and pre-qualification will be unveiled! For more information visit the Sydney Build 2016 web site

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New SiteBook module – Project Scheduler

SiteBook is pleased to announce the availability of a Project scheduling tool to that allows builders to plan projects on a Gantt chart to maximize work schedules and identify conflicts and downtime. With SiteBook Project Scheduler you can plan and track tasks across multiple projects, maintain safety compliance and stay in touch with subbies and…

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8 reasons to choose an On-line construction system

The days of installing construction software on a computer at your office may be drawing to a close, with the rapid uptake of on-line “private cloud” systems. Here are some of the reasons why: [mt_services title=”1. Lower start-up costs” icon=”thumbs-up”] Implementing a new system can be very costly, especially when there is a large “one-off”…

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$650k in Grants available for Safety in SA

SafeWorkSA announces $650,000 is available in grants to fund WHS “Research & Innovation” in priority industries such as Construction. Applications open on 24th August and close on 13 November 2015. For more information please visit the SafeWork SA website safework.sa.gov.au (WHS, Work Health and Safety Grant Programs) or call 8204 9587.

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New Job Scheduler / Calander

Contractors can now dispense with the “Job Calender” on the wall at the office, and schedule jobs on-line. The easy-to-use interface provides a “Week view” of jobs, coloured by worker. You can “book in” future jobs, allowing you to plan work in advance. Historical jobs can be displayed on the schedule.  Just click on the…

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SiteBook Update – Dec 2014

During December we will release the latest version of  SiteBook, designed to save time and make it easier to use. Here are the main changes: Monitor Contractors The “Monitor” Contractors’ page has been de-cluttered.   The main changes to the Monitor page include : 1. The contractors displayed in the list are your contractors only.…

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How to send Email Alerts to Workers

SiteBook make it easy to send an email notification/alert to all workers that have been assigned to a work site: Main Menu => Work Site List Select “Email Workers”   1. Type in your message, 2. Select Recipients (Workers) 3. Press Send.  To check emails were send:  Main Menu=> Admin=> Emails Sent.  

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