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Specifications, Scope of work, Industry Standards, Arizona Workmanship Standards, Building Code, and All the Above

Specifications, Scope of work, Industry Standards, Arizona Workmanship Standards, Building Code, and All the Above

 

In this article, we will discuss the differences between a job specification, scope of work, industry standards, Arizona workmanship standards, and the building code. Knowing the differences, similarities, and how each applies to your project will help you...

Heat Emergencies

This article will describe the differences between a heat emergency and heat stroke and how to be prepared for working in the heat. 

When you took the job in the construction industry, you accepted a situation that puts you outside in the hot, summer heat. If you do not leave your house prepared for working in the heat you could suffer some severe health symptoms. 

Sometimes you...

OSHA rights

This publication provides a general overview of worker rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct). This publication does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities which are set forth in OSHA standards and the OSHAct. Moreover, because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, for additional guidance on OSHA compliance requirements the reader should...

Arizona Workmanship Standards

 

Full version attached as a pdf

Every contractor in Arizona is obligated by law to follow the Arizona workmanship standards. Keep in mind that some manufacturers and code may differ, and these are minimum standards. The very bottom of quality standards.

The following are portions of the standards that are relevant to the roofing and waterproofing industry.

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Contractor schools

Arizona Contractor License Center1010 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85034(866)-332-8453https://www.azclc.com

Discount Contractor Licensing6717 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix AZ 85015(602) 242-2222https://www.azcontractorexams.com

Workers rights

Workers' Rights

Workers have the right to:

Working conditions that do not pose a risk of serious harm. Receive information and training (in a language and vocabulary the worker understands) about workplace hazards, methods to prevent them, and the OSHA standards that apply to their workplace. Review records of work-related injuries and illnesses. File a complaint asking OSHA to...

Trade Associations

What is a trade association?

Trade association noun an association of people or companies in a particular business or trade organized to promote their common interests.https://www.dictionary.com/browse/trade-association

Why should you join a trade association?

If you care about the industry that feeds you and you want to see it become better and grow. One of the best way...

Who is the ROC Registrar Of Contractors and why does it matter

 

Who is the ROC

The Registrar of Contractors established in 1931 to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public concerning construction in Arizona. It is their job to investigate complaints against licensed contractors and work to resolve them. These folks have much power to do what they do, and when they do their job right, they are a tremendous benefit to our society...

What to do if you think you need a lawyer

So you think you need an attorney?

Just like all tradespersons are not the same, some good others not so good. Some specialized in some trades and clueless on others. So it is also true with attorneys, they are also people some are good and others not so much, and each one specializing in some area of the law.

If you have reached a point that you are looking for an...

Who is ADOSH?

In this article, we will discuss who ADOSH is, what they do, how to reach out to them if you need help, and what to do if you see something hazardous on a job site.

ADOSH or Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health is the Industrial Commission of Arizona's muscle enforcing occupational and health laws in Arizona, excluding mining operations, native American...

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