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Lead Paint

November 10, 2014

This week’s painting safety tips are all about Lead Paint. In Australia, before 1970, paints containing high levels of lead were used in many houses. Exposure to lead is a health hazard. Even in small amounts such as dust or Read More…

Eye Safety

November 7, 2014

In conjunction with National Sunnies for Sight Day, we thought that this week’s painting safety tips should be about Eye Safety. While painting please endure you wear suitable eye protection. They can come in the form of glasses or goggles – Read More…

Ladder Safety

October 24, 2014

This week’s painting safety tips are all about Ladder Safety. Always check the ladder before you use it to make sure there is nothing broken, cracked, or bent. Keep your hips in between the side rails of the ladder, never Read More…

Asbestos Safety and Painting

October 17, 2014

This week’s painting safety tips are all about Asbestos Safety and Painting. Asbestos is a hazardous substance that can risk your health and the health of those around you if asbestos fibers become airborne. Plan ahead to avoid disturbing materials Read More…

Obstacles and Hazards

October 10, 2014

This week’s painting safety tips are all about Obstacles and Hazards. Look around the area to be painted for any hazards. If possible, instead of painting around obstacles remove them. Painting in uncluttered areas is safer and more efficient. You’ll Read More…

Ventilation & Overhead Wires

October 3, 2014

This week’s painting safety tips are all about Ventilation and Overhead Wires. Ventilation Good ventilation is essential when you are painting inside. Make sure windows and doors open. You can also put a fan in the doorway to help circulate Read More…

Preparing a wall to be Painted

September 26, 2014

Here are some tips for preparing a wall to be painted. Brush away any dust or cobwebs. Use a soap scrub to clean any dirty surfaces. Use a mould spray to get rid of any existing mould. Scrape away any Read More…