In 2010, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ruled that all crane operators are required to be licensed and certified by November 2014. However, in November of 2014, the ruling was given a three-year extension. Crane operators now have until 2017 to obtain national certification. To prepare your operators for the training required, it is a good idea to do a bit of pre-training on the job. This will make the training and testing go smoother and faster so you do not lose any work time. [Read More]
3 Reasons To Hire A Roofer For The Winter
Though the winter season has approached, it is not too late to obtain roof maintenance and repairs that can protect your home during heavy rain and snowstorms. If it has been years since you have last had your roof repaired or maintained, then having services by a roofing contractor now is a must. Professional roof services can help keep your home safe, dry, and warm during the winter season. When hiring a professional roofing contractor, you will be able to receive helpful services. [Read More]
Basic Safety Guidelines For Cutting Down Trees
Tree cutting, also known as tree felling, is an extremely dangerous job. When trees are cut down, they fall with such a strong force that they can uproot or smash other neighboring trees. Even worse, each year people die from tree-related accidents. If you're thinking about cutting down some trees on your property, here are a few basic safety guidelines. Wear Protective Clothing Thick gloves—Wear thick gloves to protect your hands from insects, bruises, cuts or plant infections. [Read More]
What Happens When A Tree Falls On Your Home?
If you live in a wooded area, or simply have a few tall trees dotting your lawn, you may be at risk of a downed tree during the next big storm. In addition to the structural damage to your home caused by the weight of a fallen tree, damage may also result from water leakage into the home from cracks or holes in the roof. If you've had a tree fall on your home, how can you quickly repair the water leakage to minimize the structural damage to your home? [Read More]