Choosing a Career in Painting

Choosing a Career in Painting

A career in the painting trade can be financially rewarding and provide satisfaction for the skilled craftsperson who takes pride in a job well done.

Surfaces and Substrates in Painting

Surfaces and Substrates in Painting

A substrate is a material to which paint, coating, or wall covering is applied – and the portion of substrate to which paint, coating, or wall covering is applied is a Surface.

Ladder and Fall Protection While Painting

Ladder and Fall Protection While Painting

Falls from ladders, scaffolds, and lifts to reach elevated areas can cause serious injury or death to the painters when the wrong kinds of fall protection equipment are used.

Protecting Yourself While Painting

Protecting Yourself While Painting

Avoiding safety procedures can make painting a hazardous trade. Painters must climb ladders, rig tall structures, and work on platforms and other scaffolding.