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.
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.
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.
Avoiding safety procedures can make painting a hazardous trade. Painters must climb ladders, rig tall structures, and work on platforms and other scaffolding.
The obligations and responsibilities of workers, employers, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with regard to safety.