We may be halfway through the winter season, but many parts of the country are still expecting cold and icy weather for months to come. It’s essential to keep safety top of mind during the dangerous winter conditions. Not only do construction workers have to avoid hypothermia and frostbite, or back injuries from shoveling mass amounts of snow and ground erosion, they also have to check their jobsites constantly to make sure the sub-degree temperatures don’t turn their projects into dangerous work environments.
Be sure to consider these precautions before heading to the jobsite this winter:
Safety is a core value at LP, and we promote it in our mills, our offices and at home. Be on the lookout for our Twitter posts with #LPSafetyTip to learn more about everyday safety.
Big builder market share has doubled in the last 25 years and now represents about 50 percent of housing starts nationwide – and even 75 percent in some major metro areas. These mega-builders have huge budgets for both land development and marketing. It’s increasingly difficult for small and medium-sized builders to compete, but LP is committed to helping them prosper.Continue Reading
GoBankRates.com estimates that the average tax refund this year will total about $3,000. In a survey conducted by that organization, 10 percent of respondents said they plan to splurge on a vacation or luxury item when the refund arrives. But 9 percent plan to use that money for a “major purchase.”
To better serve its customers in areas of order accuracy and delivery predictability, LP has set some of the industry’s most aspirational supply chain goals. Senior leaders meet regularly with experts at Gartner, arguably the nation’s best consulting firm in the realm of supply chain optimization. The aim is to apply best practices in procurement, logistics and working capital across more than $1 billion of addressable spend.
Move aside, Old Man Winter—it’s officially springtime. Could your home’s exterior use some sprucing up before you’re officially ready to soak up the sun? This spring cleaning season, make sure you’re showing some TLC to both the interior and exterior of your home.