Yeah, I am watching roofers putting on a new roof on my neighbors house. It
has a 12/12 roof and is very high, they are scurrying around wearing
sneakers and one little ladder, no safety gear, no safety ropes and
harnesses. I have been expecting one to slide off the roof any time, but so
far they haven't had an accident. I do believe they are working contrary to
local labor laws and contrary to the Workman's Compensation Act.
They are relying on skill, experience, common sense, and ability.
Interestingly, the more the workers rely on these skill sets, the less you
As for violations of labor law, etc., I think the plan is to swarm all over
the project, get it done, and disappear before the bureacracy has a chance
to take the complaint, fill out the forms, get approval from at least two
levels of supervision, find a notary, assign an inspector, check out a
vehicle, and stop off at the donut shop.
Someone said here that they thought they were getting attacked by wasps. I
got a thing that was 101 uses for WD 40. One of them was wasp stings.
Haven't tried it yet, hope I don't have to. Last time was a couple of
months ago, and three got me on my nekkid lower leg. If anyone DOES try
this, keep us posted. Maybe it just makes you too slippery for any more to
I get all booted up and long panted before weed eating. I don't like all
that stuff going into my socks, and having to wash my tennis shoes. I have
a few pairs of permanently green socks, too.
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