Scale a Mountain or a Cliff – Product Review

Hey, Safety Girl- what’s shaking?! At SafetyGirl, we keep you safe to make a fashion statement at work or play. Fall arrest protection is essential to any high-elevation job. Our Norguard Go Pro-Girl Safety Harness - 1 D Ring will ensure the safety of the worker in the event of a slip or fall. The... Continue Reading →

Job Search

I have been out of the corporate job market for a few years. Job hunting is a full time business. You don't beat on doors anymore, you apply online and post your resume. You even have interviews via Skype. Personally, I am not used to this way of hiring. I would like to get to... Continue Reading →

Rag Rolling

Now that hockey season has started (if you have kids that seriously engage in the sport, you know it requires about 13 months and billions of dollars a year), I will have some weekends to myself as Andy travels or hosts for hockey showcases, championships, and tournaments. Lucy plays while Gracie values the dad-time. Sometimes... Continue Reading →

That Darn Bank!

It was full dark with no moon that evening. I had piled a pretty impressive stack of branches and sticks beside our driveway. All of a sudden inside the house my cell phone rang.  This strange sounding male voice that also sounded very like my husband said, Help! Help me! I can’t get up!  In... Continue Reading →

Ready, Set, Go!

The single bathroom is a tiny space with peeling wallpaper and dark and outdated cabinetry. I have chosen to start here because it should be relatively easy to freshen this room quickly. Call it my warmup, if you will.I propose to paint the flooring and cabinetry, remove some of the outdated accessories, and add new... Continue Reading →

Gravity Kills – Defy It!

According to OSHA, fall hazards are the leading cause of injury at construction sites. Here at Online Stores, Inc., we have three e-commerce sites that sell safety harnesses: Construction Gear, Discount Safety Gear, and The Safety Girl. No matter why you are buckling up, you will find appropriate harnesses at these sites. Please understand while we... Continue Reading →

Be Well

Ok, so we got hit hard this winter with relentless snow and bitter temps. Spring is finally here and I don't know about you, but I get outside to enjoy it every chance I get - biking, swimming, picnics, you name it. And yes, I can even get behind a push mower if it allows... Continue Reading →

Good News for the Construction Industry!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov), the sector’s unemployment rate decreased by 1.9% from March to April of this year. Reflecting more than seasonal callbacks, this number represents a 3.3% increase compared to April 2013. It remains to be seen whether the growth will continue, or slow, but we think 32,000 jobs added... Continue Reading →

Cheap Hard Hats – 10 Bucks and Under

Times are tough, and if the newspaper is to be believed, they’re only going to get tougher, which means it’s high-time we all started thinking of ways to tighten up our belts. Cheap hard hats (particularly those that go for $10 of less) are great of doing just that—tightening up the belt a little. Cheap... Continue Reading →

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