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Choosing a Career in Painting

Choosing a Career in Painting Pg 1Pg 2Pg 3Pg 4 Introduction Recent studies show that in the coming years, the painting industry needs to grow by 12,500 to 15,000 workers per year. A career in the painting trade can be financially rewarding and provide satisfaction for...

Surfaces and Substrates in Painting

Surfaces and Substrates in Painting Pg 1Pg 2Pg 3Pg 4Pg 5Pg 6 Surfaces and Substrates in Painting A coating is a covering that is applied to the surface of an object, usually referred to as the substrate. The purpose of applying the coating may be decorative,...

Ladder and Fall Protection While Painting

Ladder and Fall Protection While Painting Ladders – Introduction Ladders are a framework consisting of two parallel side pieces (rails) connected by rungs on which a person steps when climbing up or down. There are many types of ladders, each designed for a...

Protecting Yourself While Painting

Protecting Yourself While Painting Pg 1Pg 1Pg 2Pg 3Pg 4 Introduction Using incorrect safety procedures and having a poor safety attitude can make painting a hazardous trade. Painters must climb ladders, rig tall structures, and work on platforms and other scaffolding....

Understanding Safety Procedures While Painting

Understanding Safety Procedures While Painting Pg 1Pg 2Pg 3Pg 4Pg 5Pg 6Pg 7Pg 8Pg 9Pg 10Pg 11Pg 12Pg 13Pg 14 Objectives The obligations and responsibilities of workers, employers, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with regard to safety....