Spanish Safety-On-Demand Videos Launched

Hola, Tengo algo emocionante que decirte! Sound like your jobsite? Ever wonder how you are going to get these hard working people on your site trained in a language they can understand? We did – and I feel you might want to read this. Our workforce has changed in so many ways over the past few years. Mixtures of ages, genders, languages, religious backgrounds and yes might I be brave enough to say political views have changed [...]

2022-08-26T11:40:46-04:00August 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Heads Up Connecticut: EPA is Investigating in Your State!

The EPA recently sent out an RRP Enforcement Alert warning Connecticut contractors that they will be focusing their investigations on Connecticut jobsites. Here’s their wording… “Over the next year, representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1 will focus their investigations on companies and contractors in Connecticut (CT) who conduct renovation, repair, and/or painting activities to determine compliance with EPA’s lead-based paint RRP Rule. Furthermore, we hope to help address lead disparities in overburdened communities [...]

2022-07-27T12:41:27-04:00July 26th, 2022|OSHA NEWS|

NEW! SAFETY-ON-DEMAND ONLINE TRAINING

GRAB YOUR POPCORN… AND YOUR SAFETY TRAINING CERTIFICATE! LeadSMART Training Solutions Presents… NEW! SAFETY-ON-DEMAND ONLINE TRAINING Earn your OSHA-compliant Safety Certificates with this totally new library of informative, entertaining online video classes taught by LeadSMART’s own trainers. Learn everything you need to know to comply with OSHA from the comfort of your home on your own schedule. Now contractors in New England and across the whole country can learn from the best contractor trainers in the business [...]

2022-07-14T12:18:56-04:00July 14th, 2022|Online Training, OSHA NEWS|

Do you work with natural or engineered stone, concrete or mortar? Prevent Lung Disease with Silica Training!

The facts are clear: Respirable crystalline silica exposure causes silicosis, a disabling and sometimes fatal lung disease. In 2019, the CDC reported on this disease being found in Engineered Stone Fabrication Workers in four states. In addition to countertop fabricators, silica exposure is high in any contractor who works cutting, grinding, drilling or crushing stone, rock, concrete, mortar, brick or ceramic products. It’s essential for employers to offer Silica Safety Training to any worker who works with [...]

2022-06-27T09:23:01-04:00June 27th, 2022|OSHA NEWS|

Rhode Island Certifies LeadSmart to Teach Lead Paint Certification RRP Classes

LeadSmart Training Solutions has been the go-to resource for teaching Lead Paint Certification Classes in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine and New Hampshire for years. We have trained thousands of contractors on best practices to work safely and provide the best project safety for their customers. We are pleased to announce that the state of Rhode Island has now certified LeadSmart to provide the same great training in the Ocean State. In 2010, Rhode Island was granted delegation of [...]

2022-05-25T10:17:54-04:00May 25th, 2022|LEAD PAINT NEWS|

Need OSHA Respirator Training?

LeadSmart Now Offers Online Respirator Training in Both English and Spanish! OSHA requires employers to train and fit-test employees who use respiratory protection on the job and update that training every year. Construction dust can cause serious damage to workers’ health and cause life-threatening disease. If you or your crew are exposed to silica, wood or lead dust, you need a medical evaluation, respirator training and respirator fit testing. While LeadSmart believes that in-person live classes are [...]

LeadSmart is Now Your Red Cross Authorized Training Provider

A nail goes into a hand. A beam hits a contractor in the back and knocks the wind out of him. One false step and someone falls off a roof. Contractors know that every day might be the day. So, how do you prepare? It’s human nature to say, “It won’t happen to me,” or “My job is safe.” But, are you really prepared? Did you know OSHA requires that an employer must ensure prompt first aid [...]

2022-04-27T13:00:17-04:00April 26th, 2022|OSHA NEWS|

We’ll Help You Get $25,000 to Keep Your Workers Safe

New Grant Applications Now Available Deadline August 31, 2022 The state of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents just announced a new round of grants for safety education. The primary purpose of these grants is to fund programs that reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers and promote safe and healthy conditions in the workplace through training, education and preventative measures. LeadSmart Training helped six companies complete applications and win grant money for this program in [...]

2022-04-15T14:10:11-04:00April 15th, 2022|Safety Certification|

Join CCL for the BuildOn Expo on April 14, 2022

Our friends at Cape Cod Lumber are hosting the BuildOn Expo on April 14, 2022 in Randolph, MA. This is a FREE trade show style event where the industry’s top manufacturers will be showing the latest & greatest products on the market and hosting how-to and best practice clinics to help save you time on the job. They are still planning out the details but if you sign up for updates, you’ll be the first to know [...]

2022-03-04T12:31:05-04:00March 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Not the Kind of Surprise You Want on Your Job!

Well, that didn’t take long. On February 1st, we notified you that the EPA was taking away any ambiguity about lead paint certification. Eight days later we announced that Leadsmart Training Solutions was finally approved to offer MA Lead Paint Moderate Risk classes. Things are moving fast. Within the last week or so, we’ve gotten a rising number of calls from LSR-S and EPA-RRP certified contractors in Massachusetts who are being surprised by local governance lead orders [...]

2022-03-02T18:29:03-04:00March 2nd, 2022|LEAD PAINT NEWS|