Safety Incentives

Safety Incentives

The best safety program in the world may exist but it is only working if it changes the employee’s mindset, and this will require their buy in.  So, the topic of Safety Incentives comes up.   How do you motivate your employees to buy into the program?    I...
Is The Monthly Cost Of Your Insurance Worth It?

Is The Monthly Cost Of Your Insurance Worth It?

Insurance can sometimes be tricky to understand. As a window cleaner, you may think that you don’t face many risks while on the job. However, like all cleaning professionals, window cleaners face risks each time they are working. No matter how well-trained someone is,...
Walking Roof Surfaces

Walking Roof Surfaces

OSHA has established three zones if you will on a roof surface.  They can be easily seen in the next page illustration.  The easiest to define is the “red” zone and this is 0-6ft from a fall hazard. When workers are in this area, they must be protected by one of three...
Are Your Weekly Safety Meetings Effective?

Are Your Weekly Safety Meetings Effective?

It’s Monday and time to get everyone gathered around for the weekly safety meeting. Is the meeting effective? Do they do anything? In this article, we are going to discuss how to make a weekly safety meeting effective.     1. Understand the Purpose   The...
4 Changes to RDS Safe Practices

4 Changes to RDS Safe Practices

Recently the International Window Cleaning Association released a safe practices document to further clarify safe and best practices for window cleaners utilizing Rope Descent Systems.  The document is a great start to promoting evolving technologies and practices....