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Mar 16

Written by: Mark Thissell
3/16/2018 8:08 AM 

Why safety is an important consideration when doing commercial painting in Lathrop? The first answer is simple: you don't wish to get anyone hurt. The second answer is also common: you don't wish to cause damage to anyone else's property. The third answer is less obvious, but also important: when painters follow safety procedures and adhere to safety guidelines, it speaks of their commitment, respect, responsibility, and accountability.

That's why it's essential that a commercial painter you're considering hiring should have its own safety program. Continuous pursuit of improving safety procedures and protection, as well as the use the latest trends in safety technology standards and techniques strongly indicate that commercial painters are fully committed to their work. These things also tell you that they care about the safety and well-being of their clients, of their property, and of everyone else involved.

Some painters are tempted to cut corners just to get the job done quickly, without regard to safety. Unscrupulous painters do not care about causing damage to your property or injury to you (and to your clients and employees) because it is “not my problem.” That's why caution must be exercised when choosing commercial painters – choose the one who puts a big emphasis on safety and strict adherence to industry guidelines.

The safety of their clients (and their own customers or employees) is the highest priority of reputable commercial painters. They are also totally committed to protecting your property, assets, or investments by using preventative measures to keep them from risk of damage.

One of the biggest hazards involved in a commercial painting is heights. Reputable commercial painters take great care to avoid any potential falls such as by a ladder falling or a can of paint that's knocked over. An example of such measures is placing a net below where the painters are working to protect passers-by from potential injuries or falls.

Another standard procedure is to place warning signs to protect you (as well as your employees or customers) from accidental falling, tripping, slipping, or getting stained with wet paint, or inhaling paints and other solvents. They keep the work zone neat and orderly, and put clear marks and caution signs in and around it to avoid such accidents.

They also make sure that your furniture pieces, fixtures, supplies, and any other non-painted surfaces are protected from dust and chipped dry paint (during preparation) or by paint drips and overspray during the painting process.

Reputable painting contractors also put emphasis on the safety of their own workers. Risking their own workers for the sake of getting the job done is not usually encouraged. Instead, contractors require their workers to follow safety guidelines strictly and wear safety gear. When working in tall and large complexes, falling is the biggest concern, that's why contractors require their workers to use ladders or scaffoldings properly, or wear safety harnesses, when necessary.

Workers are exposed to the odor of paints, primers, thinners and certain cleaners, as well as dust from sanding the surfaces on a regular basis. Painting contracting companies make sure that the workers wear the proper safety gears such as masks and breathing protection to protect their noses and eyes from such substances.

Safety is not just important, but also crucial to the success of commercial painting Lathrop. If there are accidents, they will impede the workflow and ultimately affect the quality of the painting job.  Isn't it a relief when you know that you're in good hands with good contractors who prioritize safety above all others?

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