Construction Safety

The Seven Steps to LEAD-SAFE RRP – Step Three: Protect Yourself

osha now mandates that safe practices must be observed when disturbing old lead-based paint during renovation.  toxic Lead Dust must be contained. Follow the seven steps to lead-safe renovation, repair and painting (RRP)   Step Three: Without the right personal protective equipment (PPE), your company is at risk of violating OSHA requirements, which can result in(…)

The Seven Steps to LEAD-SAFE RRP – Step Two: Set Up the Job Site

osha now mandates that safe practices must be observed when disturbing old lead-based paint during renovation.  toxic Lead Dust must be contained. Follow the seven steps to lead-safe renovation, repair and painting (RRP)   Step Two: Set up the job site correctly so that the renovation can be performed without contaminating the entire house with(…)

The Seven Steps to LEAD-SAFE RRP – Step One: Test for Lead

osha now mandates that safe practices must be observed when disturbing old lead-based paint during renovation.  toxic Lead Dust must be contained. Follow the seven steps to lead-safe renovation, repair and painting (RRP) Step one: You must first test to see if lead is present.  Testing must include all affected surfaces coated with paint, shellac,(…)

Stuff We Dig: ML Kishigo’s Brilliant Series

Reflective piping outlines the wearer. Brilliant! Let’s be honest, there’s a whole lot of hi vis gear out there that really isn’t very exciting (shocking, I realize). Standard mass produced ANSI vests and jackets aren’t generally created with cutting edge design or high quality in mind. But M.L. Kishigo apparently doesn’t want to create run(…)

Rebar Caps for Incidental Scratch Protection

Scratch protection guards. NOT to be used for impalement protection. Mushroom style safety caps provide limited protection from protruding rebar. Orange for increased visibility. Available at eSafetyStore.com Sure grip and tapered inner ribs allow for easy installation. High-quality caps fit rebar #3 – #8. Bright orange for a high level of visibility. Note: Not to(…)