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1. An area or plot of ground with defined limits on which a building, project, park, etc., is located or proposed to be located.
2. The specific location of a building or buildings.
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Youngsters are often on the lookout for somewhere new and exciting to play, but building sites are not adventure playgrounds," said construction Director Steve Cartwright.
Pupils at St Lawrence Primary School in Byker met safety mascot Luke Safe when the Byker Community Trust (BCT) teamed up with building 'rm Keepmoat to raise awareness of potential hazards on the building site.
GOOD WORK: Building mascot Ivor Goodsite spoke to children from Crosland Moor Junior School about building site safety (S)
PUPILS at a Birmingham primary school swapped their classroom for hard hats when they visited a city residential building site.
Back home, the model could potentially be used to assess soil conditions for remote building sites where traditional testing is impractical or unduly expensive.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet 1983-1986 Making merry with the materials they had available to them, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais' follow-up to their Likely Lads success found seven British migrant construction workers - Wayne, Dennis, Oz, Bomber, Barry, Neville and Moxey - living and working on a German building site.
Guy Walker, NFB regional chair for Wales, said: "To a child, a building site is an adventure playground, not just in the holidays but all year round.
In 2005, the Doyles filed an application with the town planning board to subdivide their parcel into three building sites with the largest, Lot 3, consisting of 52 acres.
Jamie Strain got the shock of his life as hundreds of volts shot through his body when he pierced an electric cable on a building site.
Mr Moran added that there could be more than 600 workers in a similar situation on building sites all over the country.
DETECTIVES in the Midlands and Border counties are hunting a gang involved in the theft of machinery and tools from building sites.
HOUSEBUILDER Barratt is urging children to play safe this summer by avoiding building sites.

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