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To Excel as a Leader, You Must Start with Leading Yourself

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Sometimes it can feel insurmountable to get your team organized and on the same page, and it can be easy to blame others. Your team can’t succeed without proper leadership. Step up and be self-aware of the barriers you may be creating between you and your staff. It’s time for you to take the reins… Read More »

Swing Radius For Fall Protection

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When rigging for fall protection (or fall restraint when working on roofs), keep the tie-back in a straight line (or within 15 degrees) from the anchor point, which must be capable of supporting a load of at least 5,000 pounds. If for any reason you fall from either a roof, scaffold or Rope Descent System,… Read More »

How to Break into Construction Without Experience

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Becoming a construction worker can provide a solid job and allow for an alternate work scenario than the typical office 9-to-5. Construction is an essential job that provides workers with the opportunity to create infrastructure and be a part of the fabric of society. Breaking into construction starts with an entry-level position, usually referred to… Read More »

Electric Hand Saws

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The electric hand saw is one of the most common power tools found in residential and commercial construction. It is also one of the most abused being tossed around, kicked out of the way, but depended on to get the job done. Today we are going to discuss basic safety rules, guard rules, and saw… Read More »

Why Good Leaders Must Stay Connected with Their Employees

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As a boss, it can be easy to put your head down and get lost in your responsibilities, but at the same time, you want to keep tabs on your people. Workers are often more disconnected from their office culture than their supervisors may be aware of. Below is advice on how to reach your team,… Read More »

Working Around Cranes

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A crane is one of the most versatile and important pieces of equipment usually found on a construction job. It can be used to accomplish a lot of otherwise heavy lifting tasks. However, it can also be one the most dangerous since it can lift heavy loads over large areas of a project. Today we… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Makes Mid-Market Fast 40 List

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On September 20, 2016, CCS Construction Staffing was invited by the Business North Carolina magazine and Cherry Bekaert LLP to attend the NC Mid-Market Fast 40 awards ceremony. The luncheon was held at the St. Andrews Room in the Main Clubhouse at the Pinehurst Resort. CCS was ranked the 5th Fastest Growing Private Company in… Read More »

Charlotte No Kid Hungry Event

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On September 17, 2016 CCS Construction Staffing was honored to be a sponsor for the 3rd annual No Kid Hungry dinner here in Charlotte, NC. The event was hosted by Mimosa Grill in order to raise awareness towards Child Hunger in the United States, in which one in five children are affected. Over 16 million… Read More »

The Truth About Hearing Loss in the Construction Industry

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Construction Staffing

There’s no denying it, and there’s no getting around it: Construction sites are dangerously loud. Although it’s tempting to minimize the effect that the noise has on workers, we’re here to confront you with some facts. Of course it’s essential to always be safe on site, but it’s understandable that certain aspects of working construction… Read More »

The Deadly Dozen

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We all know that there must be a cause for an accident to happen. In order to avoid accidents, we must remove the cause. Every cause is a result of an unsafe act or unsafe condition. By recognizing the unsafe act or condition, we can effectively remove the exposure to them. The following “deadly dozen”… Read More »