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  • When to Call a Lawyer

    Contractors tend to avoid calling for legal help. Partly this is because they're used to solving their own problems, and partly it's because they don't want to rack up attorney's fees. But certain circumstances — let's call them legal emergencies — absolutely require immediate legal counsel.

  • Letters

    Air-sealing diagnostics; proposal to document illegal immigrants; preventing accidents; more

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    Two workers die in separate electrocution accidents; GAF rolls out new green roofing system; closing the book on 2007; more

  • Letters

    Safety at gunpoint; air movement and R-value; hiring illegals; tough jeans

  • In the News

    New pressure-treated lumber promises less corrosion; OSHA decides employers must pay for safety gear; more

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    I recently bought a few pairs of NFK14 Duro Task Plus gloves from North Safety Products; they're quite comfortable.

  • Capital Safety Protecta's Rebel CT

    Falls are the No. 1 cause of accidental death for construction workers.

  • Camelbak Hi-Viz Hydration System

    OSHA says you should drink a cup of water every 15 minutes when working in hot weather.

  • Glacier Tek Cool Vest

    Glacier Tek's 5-pound Cool Vest contains cooling packs.

  • In the News

    Controversial shelter-in-place developments withstand Southern California's wildfires; Florida legislation burdens roofers; Long Island building probe yields arrests; more