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Jobs for Lead Carpenters, Remodeling Sales & Roofing & Painting Sales

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 @ 10:29 PM

We have great paying jobs for qualified Lead Carpenters, Remodeling Salespeople and Home Improvement Sales. Much has been written about the shortage of qualified Lead Carpenters and trades. Now let's add salespeople who can help secure business from the increase in leads caused by strong consumer demand.

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Tags: lead carpenters, mass, Contractor, jobs

10 New Year's Resolutions for Residential Contractors;

Posted by Mark Paskell on Fri, Jan 01, 2016 @ 10:35 PM

New Year's Resolutions for Residential Contrators from Attorney Andrea Goldman of Goldman Law 

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Tags: residential contractor, mass, legal, contracts, estimating

Contractors descend upon Tornado ravaged homes in Mass

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Jun 06, 2011 @ 04:33 PM

Our hearts go out to those who have lost their homes, treasures and in some cases their loved ones from the central and western Mass tornadoes.     

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Tags: ocabr, tornado, mass, homeowners

Mass DOS; RRP Outreach To Homeowners at Boston Area Home Show

Posted by Mark Paskell on Thu, Feb 10, 2011 @ 07:21 PM

A few weeks ago I suggested to Patricia Sutliffe of the Mass Division of Occupational Safety (DOS) that they should buy a booth at the Shriners Home Show in Wilmington, Mass this weekend. I figured there was nothing to lose and I forwarded her the information on how to purchase a booth at the Shriners Home Show.

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Tags: outreach, mass, homeowners, dos

New England Contractors Hiring For Snow And Ice Removal

Posted by Admin on Mon, Feb 07, 2011 @ 08:17 PM

The recent snows and frequent news reports of collapsed roofs have opened the flood gates for New England Contractors. In the past three days I have been asked to help contractors find 30 plus workers to remove snow and ice in the New England area. One request was for 10 guys for two weeks worth of work for seven days a week.

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Tags: employment, mass

EPA Certified Firms (Contractors) Not Applying for Mass Lead License

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 @ 10:03 PM

I searched the EPA website to see how many contractors had become Certified Firms with the EPA from Massachusetts. The search result showed there are just over 4,000 EPA Certified Firms in Massachusetts.

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Tags: certified firms, osha, mass

Homeowner Questions Contractors Legal Status, EPA and OSHA Certs

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Jan 25, 2011 @ 03:43 PM

Not too long ago we predicted that homeowners would soon look more carefully into a contractors legal status and EPA RRP certification. One thing we didn't anticipate was a homeowner inquiring about a contractors compliance with OSHA requirements.

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Tags: lead standard, rrp, osha, mass

2010 RRP For Contractors, 2011 EPA RRP Focus On Landlords

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Jan 04, 2011 @ 09:49 PM

Recently a Boston landlord got nailed for $85,000 for not following the lead disclosure laws. In 2010, we saw the focus for EPA RRP training on contractors.

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Tags: training, rrp, epa, mass, landlords

New OSHA Directive on Fall Protection for Contractors

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Dec 28, 2010 @ 01:28 PM

OSHA published a notice affecting contractors on 12/22/2010 describing a new compliance directive for fall protection used during residential construction. An excerpt from the directive....

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Tags: respirators, osha, mass, Enforcement

Mass Property Owner Indicted For Violating Lead Paint Laws

Posted by Mark Paskell on Thu, Dec 23, 2010 @ 01:11 PM

Today we learned about a Worcester property owner who has been indicted for violating Lead Paint Laws. Although this is not RRP enforcement it caught the attention of the DOS. Property owners who own rental units are listed by the EPA and Mass DOS as groups that need to comply with the lead safe practices described in the RRP Lead Law.

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Tags: rrp, mass, landlords, Enforcement