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Falling & Flying Objects

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Am I In Danger? You are at risk from falling objects when you are beneath cranes, scaffolds, etc., or where overhead work is being performed. There is a danger from flying objects when power tools, or activities like pushing, pulling, or prying, may cause objects to become airborne. Injuries can range from minor abrasions to… Read More »

How to Reduce Turnover by Hourly Workers

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Construction Staffing

It can be difficult to find the right people for your work in the construction industry. Hiring great workers is only half the battle – the other half is retaining them. Keeping quality staff on your team is essential to productivity, as well as cultivating a positive reputation. You want to hire and train top-notch… Read More »

Electric Tools-Sabre Saws

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Identify If you don’t use a sabre-saw correctly it can kick back, injuring you and damaging materials. If you don’t check out what’s behind your work, you could also saw into wires, cables, or pipes.   Communicate & Control   Sabre saws are used to cut holes in ceilings, floors and walls and to make… Read More »

How to Write Job Postings that Will Attract Top Construction Workers

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Construction Staffing

All job postings that draw in terrific candidates have one thing in common – they are direct. Grab attention by advertising exactly what you’re looking for. Read on to find out what to write, and how to create the perfect posting to reach your intended audience. Details Be descriptive about what skills you’re looking for… Read More »

Safety Clothing (Protective Clothing)

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Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as “PPE”, is equipment worn to minimize exposure to serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, safety glasses, shoes, earplugs or earmuffs, hard hats, respirators,… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing racks up Recognitions

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Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, CCS Construction Staffing provides skilled construction manpower to contractors throughout the US.  Since its founding in 2008, CCS has been recognized for its tremendous growth and this past quarter proved to be the same.  In the past few months, CCS celebrated its 5th consecutive year on the Inc. 5000 by landing… Read More »

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

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Construction Staffing

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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Construction Staffing

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 »