“They shot a movie once, in my hometown. Everyone was in it from miles around.” – Moses McGee I’m a bit of a horror buff. I like most genres and sub-genres of horror from Slasher, Paranormal, Demonic Possession, Zombie (pre-2005), Found Footage, Urban Gothic and by far, Rural Gothic. Some... read more →
Who Brian LaPointe What I work for the ironworkers local 842. How Long I have been in the trade for 17 years, and have never worked for very long at one place. Where I usually work out West, but am not working at this time since there's no work in... read more →
Always use provided seat belts Use appropriate PPE, including hearing protection Only operate a tractor if you have the appropriate training to do so Never carry passengers Never mount or dismount a moving tractor
Check out these ways to effectively (and quickly) kick stress in the butt: Reminders of Life Outside of Work Surrounding yourself with mementos of your life has been proven to help reduce stress at your workplace. Choose things like family photographs, collectibles, or even postcards from past trips. Tip:... read more →
Never hold your finger near the trigger while carrying a nail gun Never remove, modify or bypass safety devices Use the appropriate nail Follow all manufacturer's instructions
1878- Electric lights are installed in the first American store.
Do you ever have that feeling where you’re beyond exhausted, but you can’t fall asleep? Your brain won’t stop going over the day’s events, or you’re worrying about that upcoming meeting? It can be pretty terrible. The stress, combined with a lack of sleep, can be detrimental to your productivity,... read more →
Keep equipment away from trench edges Ensure you have valid locates for all utility lines Determine soil type to protect excavation walls from collapsing
1909- Belgian Zora Arkus-Duntov, known as the "Father of the Corvette" is born.
2003- Construction begins on the Beijing National Aquatics Center in China.