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Harnesses, Scaffolds, and Lifts: Preventing Falls on the Jobsite

By on May 31, 2016 in How We Stay Safe, Safety and OSHA with 0 Comments
Harnesses, Scaffolds, and Lifts: Preventing Falls on the Jobsite

Guess what the most common construction accident is? That’s right – falls. Falling is number one on OSHA’s hit parade of the “Fatal Four” accidents in the industry. The thing is, most falls can be avoided by using the proper equipment and preparation. Even if you are building a “tiny house” a fall from the […]

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Does an Injury have to happen at Work to be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

By on May 8, 2016 in Safety and OSHA with 0 Comments
Does an Injury have to happen at Work to be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

In the circumstances that you suffer injuries while at work or fall ill due to the nature of your work, you could be entitled to benefit from workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation refers to a kind of an insurance policy that is a statutory requirement and one that provides medical benefits and wage replacements for […]

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Ducks in a row…..

By on September 21, 2011 in Safety and OSHA with 1 Comment
Ducks in a row…..

One of the hardest things about being a Painting Contractor is keeping up with all the legal requirements of owning a service oriented business.  We work with dangerous chemicals, use equipment that has high rates of injuries, and usually do this in an occupied home. That is a lot of liability! Are you covered? Mark […]

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OHSA Who? What do painters need to know?

By on August 7, 2011 in Safety and OSHA with 3 Comments
OHSA Who? What do painters need to know?

OHSA has been in the news and a hot topic in some of the contractor forums. How do these rules apply to residential painting contractors? You may be at risk of violating OHSA safety rules even if you do keep a safe workspace. Do you really know how to keep a safe workplace? What do […]

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