So exactly why is proper ladder use a hot topic? Because according to the CDC, among construction workers, an estimated 81% of fall injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments involve a ladder. Even through these accidents are extremely common, they are almost entirely preventable. Because ladders are such a simple tool, there is a danger of becoming complacent about ladder safety. To keep all workers safe, be sure everyone takes the following precautions.
Choose the right ladder for the job. Consider how ...
Having the right tools can be essential to completing a project, but many contractors struggle with the upfront costs and the logistics of purchasing, storing, and maintaining heavy equipment and specialized tools. We believe you will find it more cost effective and less stressful to rent these items as needed on a project by project basis. Equipment rental from Northside Tool Rental can save:
Think about buying new equipment for a moment. Now think about the time you would spend researching and purchasing this new ...
All you have to do is take a look around to see that Atlanta is still in a growth mindset. There seems to be no end in sight to the development boom around Metro Atlanta. So the question for all you general contractors is, who do you call on when you need heavy equipment to complete your job? Who do you call on when you need that equipment fast and in good working order? Locally owned and operated Northside Tool Rental is the answer ...
I think we are still going to find a few warm days in the upcoming weeks to check off all the outstanding outdoor home maintenance items on the list. If you have a deck or patio, you can use one of those mild days to get all the remnants of summer grilling cleaned up and prepare your outdoor space for the colder months.
3 Step Plan:
Declutter - Clear away all planters, decorative items, summer leisure equipment, and barbecue accessories that won't be ...
Keeping tools and equipment out of harm's way will not only contribute to a safer jobsite, it will also help your bottom line. Tools and equipment are some of your most important assets. It's hard to complete a job without the right equipment!
Protect your assets from theft and damage:
Provide secure storage for smaller tools and equipment. Use storage with locks to securely store every possible piece of equipment and tool on site overnight.
Find a way to identify your tools and ...
Fall - do you feel it in the air yet? Pumpkins, caramel apples, bonfires, s'mores, colorful autumn leaves, chili, football, hot chocolate, hay rides and warm sweaters - the time has arrived! But first, use this time of transition to mark a few of these items off of your home checklist:
Put Away Summer Gear: Inspect your summer gear for damage and clean it before storing it away until next year. Make note of any items that need to be replaced ...