Quora Topic: Meaning Behind “Make Me”

Hello Everyone!

Let’s power through this Thursday grind and get out of here as soon as possible. I have tomorrow off as a holiday for work. How are you spending your weekend my friend? Before I serve your mind with even more Quora advice, I’m honored to share some links and updates on my other projects. I’m going to try to get back into doing some podcasts on my Verbally Disastrous podcast. My established “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection is available on both Spring and Shopify ecommerce platforms. Check out the two designs that you can choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. The “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify and Spring store links are down below in this Quora blog post. The links for the paperback, e-book, and now audio version for my first children’s book that’s entitled, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” are down below in this blog post. Both my first children’s book and my #ConstructionTales book are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Audible. The audio versions of both of my books can be found in four Audible markets that include: France, Dutch, U.K., and the United States. Now that I’ve wrapped up my “Leslie’s book ad”, let’s review this Quora topic. This topic is on the meaning behind the phrase, “make me”. I interpret this phrase to either be a challenge or humorous in nature. Obviously, I could totally be wrong with my interpretation. Let me know if you either agree or have a different interpretation? Share your feedback down in the comment section. Let’s get right into it by reading the question and my response:

POSED QUESTION:

“What does “make me” mean?”

By: Krystal4505 Washington

MY RESPONSE:

“Oh! That phrase is indeed words that will challenge another person to step up with the intensity of some actions. This phrase is the same as the medieval slap in the face with a glove. The goal of the phrase is to prompt the other person to take action. The intensity of the actions could even ramp up all of the way towards physical violence. The person saying “make me” is encouraging the other party to take the necessary steps that will convince the other person to take action. It easier terms, it is considered a challenge. It’s your choice whether you want to let the conflict simmer down or step up to the plate and take action. Situations like this are very bad for parties with opposing people who have nothing to lose or folks with a giant ego. A giant ego will not allow many people to back down from a challenge. Prior to engaging in a challenge, it is wise to see if the other person has something to lose in their life. It’s also not wise to challenge people who have a short fuse and are quick to get into conflict with no hesitation. On the other hand, those words can be said in the form of sarcasm. This means that the person said it as a joke. They have zero intention of pushing each other to do anything other than laugh. Hopefully, this phrase was uttered as a joke. May you have great luck and much success on your life path. #ConstructionTales #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls #VerballyDisastrous”

By: Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/What-does-make-me-mean/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3?prompt_topic_bio=1

Sadly, this is all that I have on the Quora topic. Don’t worry-there are more blog posts to choose from. 😛 If this was boring, be sure to eloquently state that down in my comment section below. Then again, if that was the case, you couldn’t have reached this far in the post. As I have stated before, I totally understand that my interpretation is not the only one on the planet. I personally won’t take the bait and would walk away from challenges. I don’t see any value in beating some ass and then spending massive amounts of money on lawyers in criminal and/or civil court. I will leave that behavior for the folks who have nothing to lose and they give zero fucks. I encourage you to share your thoughts with me on the subject matter. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. It’s time to pull your nose out of your electronic device and go back to your work/school/home obligations. I shall sift Quora and find more topics and even develop more safety topics for your review. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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Photo Credit: “$ugar Momma Baddie” Themed Collection On Spring & Shopify
Photo Credit: Safety First Training Academy Logo
Audio Credit: Not All Girls Play With Dolls-Now On Audible!!

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.S. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.K. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The France Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The Dutch Market:

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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Quora Advice: “The Heart Knows When The Search Is Over” Meaning

Hello Everyone!

Hopefully your Tuesday routine is rather uneventful for you so far today? As I have previously shared in the past few posts, I sent a series of questions to my buddy Steve to prepare for our upcoming sit down interview as a podcast episode on Thanksgiving weekend. Steve is a former Marine and he worked on the rope team. He would scale the sides of various high rise buildings in New York City and perform various types of work with ropes and a harness. Before I bombard you with more Quora advice, I’m honored to share some links and updates on my other projects. My established “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection is available on both Spring and Shopify ecommerce platforms. Check out the two designs that you can choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. The “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify and Spring store links are down below in this Quora blog post. The links for the paperback, e-book, and now audio version for my first children’s book that’s entitled, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” are down below in this blog post. Both my first children’s book and my #ConstructionTales book are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Audible. The audio versions of both of my books can be found in four Audible markets that include: France, Dutch, U.K., and the United States. Now that I’ve wrapped up my “Leslie’s book ad”, let’s review this Quora topic. I interpret this question within the parameters of my own emotional capacity. Obviously, I could totally be wrong with my interpretation. Let me know if you disagree and state exactly how you disagree with my position. I try my absolute best to view a relationship with as much of a logical mindset as much as possible. I’m aware that, due to the emotional intensity, it is very hard to do. This is of a high level of difficulty when you are head over heels in love with your partner. Once you find an amazing connection, it makes sense to stay in the relationship and not keep searching for a partner. Despite being content within a love connection, this doesn’t necessarily prevent people from seeking elsewhere. If you choose to seek elsewhere, then you owe your partner the courtesy of a heads up. This way they can choose to stay in the relationship or leave. It’s selfish to not give the other person the common courtesy to make informed choices. No one should ever be under a false assumption that they are in a solid relationship. Oftentimes, people ruin great relationships by always looking for greener grass elsewhere as opposed to cultivating their own grass. Relationships require a tremendous amount of continuous patience, love, and work in order to develop and maintain a bond. Lazy people should just remain single and leave other souls alone if they have no intention on keeping the connection by doing their part. Then again, I’m sure that I have lofty goals of what I think a relationship should involve. How do you know when the search is over? Do you work with what you have or keep searching? It makes sense that if a person makes you cry far more than laugh, then it is time to re-evaluate. Only you hold the answer on the next move to take. What are your expectations on a relationship? I’m sure that is an entirely different subject matter to chew through. Instead of going on a tangent, proceed to read the question and my response:

POSED QUESTION:

“The heart knows when the search is over. What does it mean?”

By: Gayatri Acharya

MY RESPONSE:

“My interpretation would be that when you refer to “the heart”, it means a person’s intuition. It could even mean your “soul” or your “gut”. People should really listen to their intuition since that is your inner voice that’s intended to guide you through your life. Your intuition tells you that the relationship that you have found is exactly what you need in life. It will also let you know when it is time to walk away. Once you have found what fits for your life and actually makes your heart content, then there is no need to keep searching. There is no need to search for another partner when you have found what works for you. Obviously, life changes and one’s needs will change as well. We are all here on Earth to learn lessons while interacting with different people. Some lessons, learned through relationships, may be a lifetime and others may be for a short period of time. Sadly, the biggest lessons come in life through pain. Growth is experienced through pain. May you experience the least amount of heartache as possible on your life path. #ConstructionTales #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls #VerballyDisastrous”

By: Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/The-heart-knows-when-the-search-is-over-What-does-it-mean/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3?prompt_topic_bio=1

Well, this is what I have on this Quora topic. Hopefully, this Quora topic has inspired critical thinking for you today. I understand that my interpretation is not the only one on the planet. Relationships are so unique and complex. If you would like, go ahead and share your feedback with me on the subject matter. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. It’s time to resume your work/school/home duties or go find more content to sift through. I shall dig through more Quora topics and craft some more safety topics for your reading and/or listening pleasure. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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“$ugar Momma Baddie” Sugar Momma Bed Logo:

“$ugar Momma Baddie” Fiesty Lady Trio Logo:

Photo Credit: “$ugar Momma Baddie” Themed Collection On Spring & Shopify
Photo Credit: Safety First Training Academy Logo
Audio Credit: Not All Girls Play With Dolls-Now On Audible!!

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.S. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.K. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The France Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The Dutch Market:

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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Meaning Behind: “What Am I Most To A Lady”

Hello Everyone!

How is your Monday grind going for you? So far, my day has been uneventful. Of course boring is music to my ears. As I have previously shared, I sent a series of questions to my buddy Steve to prepare for our upcoming sit down interview as a podcast episode. I think it may happen over Thanksgiving weekend. Steve is a former Marine and he worked on the rope team. He would scale the sides of various high rise buildings in New York City and perform various types of work with ropes and a harness. Before I share some more Quora advice, I might as well share some links and updates on my other projects. My established “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection is available on both Spring and Shopify ecommerce platforms. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. The “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify and Spring store links are down below in this Quora blog post. I’m also sharing the links for the paperback, e-book, and now audio version for my first children’s book that’s entitled, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls”. My first children’s book is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Audible. The audio version of “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” can be found in four Audible markets that include: France, Dutch, U.K., and the United States. My other book #ConstructionTales can also be found on those four Audible markets as well. Check out the links down below in this blog post. Now that I’ve wrapped up my “Leslie ad”, let’s review this Quora topic. I interpret this question as an indirect gold digger search. I could totally be wrong with my interpretation. Let me know if you disagree and state exactly how you disagree with my position. Go ahead and read the question and my response:

POSED QUESTION:

“What does it mean when she asks me, “what am I most to a lady”?”

By: Lionel Lukk

MY RESPONSE:

“In my interpretation, the woman is asking you what is the part of you that means the most to a female. I won’t even call her a lady for this annoying, indirect question. It is an indirect way of asking what do you bring to the table in a relationship? It is a way to see how self-aware the guy about his biggest strength as a man. Are you able to provide financially? Are you able to provide safety for a woman and her children? Do you offer a consistent roof and food for the table? I’m aware that women often get stuck holding it down for the family. A man can disappear and leave his family. It makes sense that they would want a stable environment for themselves and their children. However, speaking in riddles and beating around the bush is annoying to me. I wish you much success and luck on your life path. #ConstructionTales #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls #VerballyDisastrous”

By: Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/What-does-it-mean-when-she-asks-me-what-am-I-most-to-a-lady/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3?prompt_topic_bio=1

That is all that I have for this Quora topic. Thanks for affording me your precious down time by choosing to either read or listen to my Quora inspired post today. Maybe we learned something together on this topic. It is either that or I went off the road and into the ditch with my interpretation. If so, share that feedback with me. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. It’s time to break free from my content and go back to your regularly scheduled work/school/home errands. I shall continue to look for even more Quora topics in order to respond and share them with you. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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“$ugar Momma Baddie” Fiesty Lady Trio Logo:

Photo Credit: “$ugar Momma Baddie” Themed Collection On Spring & Shopify
Photo Credit: Safety First Training Academy Logo
Audio Credit: Not All Girls Play With Dolls-Now On Audible!!

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.S. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.K. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The France Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The Dutch Market:

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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Quora Topic: Is It Kind To Tell Someone Your Constant Thoughts On Them?

Hello Everyone!

I wish you a peaceful Sunday no matter what you are doing. As I have previously shared, I plan to connect with my buddy Steve, who was a former Marine, who worked on the rope team and do a podcast episode as well as a blog post. He would scale the sides of various high rise buildings in New York City and perform various types of work. If you are interested, go check out my handful of safety topic blog posts. Safety topics include: the dangers of silica, the history of the hard hat, and the need for safety boots. Before I dive into the meaning behind this Quora question, I might as well share some links and updates on my other projects. I changed my themed collection brand name from “I’m My Own $ugar Daddy” to “$ugar Momma Baddie”. I established the “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection on both Spring and Shopify ecommerce platforms. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. The “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify and Spring store links are down below in this Quora blog post. I’m also sharing the links for the paperback, e-book, and now audio version for my first children’s book that’s entitled, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls”. My first children’s book is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Audible. The audio version of “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” can be found in four Audible markets that include: France, Dutch, U.K., and the United States. My other book #ConstructionTales can also be found on those four Audible markets as well. Check out the links down below in this blog post. Now that I’ve wrapped up my “Leslie ad”, let’s review this Quora topic.

POSED QUESTION:

“Is it kind to tell someone that they are constantly on their head?”

MY RESPONSE:

“This revelation totally hinges on the dynamics of the relationship. For some relationships, this previously hidden fact helps one party inform the other party exactly know how much they are on the mind. On the other hand, if the other person will use that data to manipulate the other party, then this piece of information should be withheld. Once that sentiment leaves a person’s lips, it cannot return to those lips. Prior to releasing this flood of heartfelt data, make sure that it will go into the right hands. It takes a tremendous amount of courage in order to share such sensitive data. This tightly held data is a gift and not intended for just any recipient. You have to make sure that revealing this emotional data won’t make the other party perceive you as a toxic person and/or stalker. Some people will get freaked out once they learn about this powerful emotion. I wish you much luck and success along your life path. #ConstructionTales #VerballyDisastrous #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls”

By: Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/Is-it-kind-to-tell-someone-that-they-are-constantly-on-their-head/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3?prompt_topic_bio=1

This wraps up my take on this Quora topic. If you want to share your feedback on the topic, go ahead and fire them my way. I thank you for making time for me by choosing to read or listen to my Quora inspired post today. As I have stated before, you are appreciated since you owe me nothing. Hopefully, we learned something together on this topic. I’m also open to new blog topic suggestions so feed them to me down in the comment section. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. It’s time to return to your regularly scheduled work/school/home programming. I shall look for more interesting Quora topics in order to respond and share them with you. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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Shop “$ugar Momma Baddie” Feisty Lady Trio On Shopify:

https://im-my-own-sugar-daddy.myshopify.com/

“$ugar Momma Baddie” Sugar Momma Bed Logo:

“$ugar Momma Baddie” Fiesty Lady Trio Logo:

Photo Credit: “$ugar Momma Baddie” Themed Collection On Spring & Shopify
Photo Credit: Safety First Training Academy Logo
Audio Credit: Not All Girls Play With Dolls-Now On Audible!!

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.S. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.K. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The France Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The Dutch Market:

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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Safety Topic Of The Day: Suspended Scaffolds In the Skyline

“Hanging Scaffolding Works” By Bel Magar On YouTube:

Hello Everyone!

I hope you are doing absolutely fabulous on your Thursday? The leaves are falling here in the grass of New York City. I wasn’t in the mood to go and peep the Village Halloween Parade that happens each year in Manhattan earlier this week. I went last year when it was on a Sunday. For some reason, I wasn’t in the mood to do it. Perhaps it was because it fell on a Monday this year and staying out late will make me tired all week. The older I get, the more I need sleep. I look at it like it is totally precious. I opted to research and craft a safety blog post on suspended scaffolds. Since I live and work amongst the skyline of high rise buildings, it makes sense to discuss the value of suspended scaffold workers. Buildings cannot be maintained without workers on the rope team as well as suspended scaffold workers. I plan to connect with my buddy Steve, who was a former Marine, who worked on the rope team and do a podcast episode as well as a blog post. In case you missed them, go into my blog post and read up on my safety topic blog posts. I have previously written on safety topics such as the dangers of silica, the history of the hard hat, and the need for safety boots. Before I dive into some research and regurgitate some talking points on suspended scaffolds, I might as well share some links and updates on my other projects. I changed my themed collection brand name from “I’m My Own $ugar Daddy” to “$ugar Momma Baddie”. I established the “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection on both Spring and Shopify ecommerce platforms. I know I need to circle back and add more items to the catalog over time. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. I’m offering the “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify and Spring store links down below this safety blog content. I’m also sharing the links for the paperback, e-book, and now audio version for my first children’s book that’s entitled, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls”. My first children’s book is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Audible. The audio version of “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” can be found in four Audible markets that include: France, Dutch, U.K., and the United States. My other book #ConstructionTales can also be found on those four Audible markets as well. The links for all of them can be found down in this blog post. Now that I’ve wrapped up my “Leslie ad”, let’s get into some gritty safety details. I know you are excited to see what I’ve dug up for us. 😛

What is a suspended scaffold? A suspended scaffold is a temporary platform that is supported by non-rigid means such as: cables, chains, or ropes. It is not to be confused with supported scaffolds which are temporary platforms that are supported by rigid means such as: legs, posts, or frames. Suspended scaffolds are needed on large, multi-floor high rise buildings in order to help workers gain elevation and easily perform various maintenance tasks. Performing work at such high elevations is extremely dangerous. Under these circumstances, workers need to be protected and highly trained. New York City construction workers and visitors are protected under NY Labor Law 241. This labor law outlines the regulations and specific safety actions that must be followed on a worksite. It also gives workers the right to sue for injuries and pain and suffering caused by industrial code violations. Additionally, Labor Law 240 also protects workers from falls from elevated platforms; such as suspended scaffolding systems. New York Labor Law 200 also works to protect the rights of both workers and any visitors to the job site. These labor laws are structured to ensure that construction company owners and contractors take reasonable steps to give workers a safe working environment. These labor laws all work collectively to push employers to take necessary steps to protect workers with a series of established safety guidelines. Workers need to be protected, via using a guardrail system as well as a personal fall arrest protection system while operating the suspended scaffold. On scaffolds, toprails should be able to withstand a force of 150 pounds. Mid rails, screens, mesh, intermediate vertical members, solid panels, etc., must also withstand a force of at least 150 pounds. The top edge height of top rails on suspended scaffolds must be between 36 inches and 45 inches. Toeboards should be able to handle a force of 50 pounds. Toeboards must be at least 3½ inches high from the top edge to the level of the walking/working surface. Wire rope used in hoisting machines must be at least five-sixteenth inches in diameter and capable of supporting at least six times the intended load. All fiber ropes used for these scaffolds must be at least equivalent in strength to three-quarter-inch first-grade manila rope. Additionally, the use of repaired wire ropes, as a safety rope, is prohibited. When workers are using welding or burning equipment of any type, sandblasting equipment, or using any chemical substance, fiber or synthetic ropes shall not be used. Chemical substances may damage the rope if it is splashed or spilled on the rope. The safety ropes are one of the main components and an important part of the suspended scaffold system. Obviously, the key component of the system would be the reliable anchorage point. The anchorage points must be tested to ensure that they are fully capable of holding the designated weight for the duration of the project. As you can see in the attached photograph that I pulled from OSHA.gov, there are eight different types of suspended scaffolding. I don’t personally see any of them as reliable enough to put my life in their hands. I give much credit to the person who risks their lives daily to use a suspended scaffold while performing work. The (8) temporary means of reaching heights to get the job done include: ,

  • 1) catenary-Platform supported by two essentially horizontal and parallel ropes attached to structural members of a building. Additional vertical pickups may also provide support.
  • 2) interior hung- Platform suspended from the ceiling or roof structure by fixed-length supports.
  • 3) multi-point adjustable- Platform(s) suspended by more than two ropes from overhead supports and equipped with a means to permit the platform to be raised and lowered. Includes chimney hoists.
  • 4) single point adjustable- Platform suspended by one rope from an overhead support and equipped with a means to permit the platform to be moved to desired working levels.
  • 5) float (ship)- Braced platform resting on two parallel bearers and hung from overhead supports by ropes of fixed length.
  • 6) multi-level- Two-point or multi-point adjustable suspension scaffold with a series of platforms at various levels resting on common stirrups.
  • 7) needle beam- A platform suspended from needle beams.
  • 8) two-point (swing stage)- Platform supported by hangers (stirrups) suspended by two ropes from overhead supports and equipped with a means to permit the platform to be raised and lowered.

What is required in order to operate a suspended scaffold here in New York City? The owner of the company must have a designated rigger who holds a rigging license (special or master) that’s been issued from New York City Department of Buildings. The job requires work permits, as per what work that’s needed to be performed, as well as filing a CD-5 Suspended Scaffold Application. Of course you cannot even hold onto licenses, permits, or certificates without having insurance. The workers who get into a suspended scaffold must all sit in a 16-hour suspended scaffold class. Once it’s time to renew the suspended scaffold credentials, there is an 8-hr refresher course. As per Local Law 196, all workers must possess a 40-hour worker SST card. Once it’s time to renew the SST cards after a five year period of time, an 8-hr SST refresher course is required. For supervisors, they are required to hold a 62-hour supervisor SST card. NYC Department of Buildings inspectors can issue fines to employers who have employees onsite without SST cards. These fines could be as high as $15,000 per untrained worker. Each party could get a $5k fine that include: owner, permit holder, and employer. A fine for not holding a log of trained workers onsite could be $2,500. Workers must also have a Certificate of Fitness that has been issued by the Licensed Rigger or Licensed Sign Hanger who is in charge of overseeing the scaffold operations. The foreman on the project must complete a 32-hour suspended scaffold training course by a Department-approved provider and receive a DOB-issued ID card. After all, the foreman is the competent person on the project. The foreman is the eyes and ears on behalf of the licensed rigger. Once the necessary paperwork and training has been completed, it is also necessary to get approval for the drawings pertaining to the specific suspended scaffold equipment that will be erected as well as the work to be performed from the Department of Buildings. This approval process applies under normal conditions unless the owner files paperwork to perform work under emergency conditions. Once the drawings are approved from the Department of Buildings, it’s now time for competent people to erect the suspended scaffold exactly as per the engineered drawings. The crew will also typically start bringing tools and material onsite for the project. Platforms must be at least 18 inches wide but no more than 36 inches wide. An official pull test is required for anchorage points for the suspended scaffold- such as C-hooks, outriggers, and tie backs. Once the suspended scaffold has been erected, the qualified person must use a checklist and ensure that the equipment has been installed 100% as per the approved drawings. Each day prior to getting into that suspended scaffold, a full safety check must happen via the competent person. Once completely checked out, the competent person signs the daily checklist paperwork, shares with the site safety manager, and holds onto the paperwork. The paperwork must be fully completed and readily available in the event a DOB inspector comes onsite. Safety is the responsibility of anyone who steps into a suspended scaffold at all times.

I’m aware that working out of a suspended scaffold is very dangerous. However, I can’t find specific stats that isolate suspended scaffold worker deaths from the overall fatality rate of construction workers. I have found some recent incidents, via online news articles, where workers have died while working on the external façade of various high rise buildings throughout New York City. Let’s look at how dangerous it is to be a construction worker in general. According to the Labor of Bureau Statistics, there were 4,764 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2020. The annual 2020 fatality rate experienced a 10.7% percent decrease from 5,333 in 2019. By 2020, the fatal work injury rate was 3.4 fatalities per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers. The fatality percentage rate is down from 3.5 per 100,000 (FTE) in 2019. Meanwhile, fatal work injuries totaled 59 in 2020 for New York City. Chief Regional Economist Martin Kohli noted that the number of work-related fatalities in New York City was down from the previous year. I strongly believe that this drop is due to projects being shut down as a result of Covid-19. Therefore, I believe that the available data is skewed. It gives a false impression that construction workers are safer out in the field. I worked with the tools in Westchester County for many years. I believe that New York City construction workers are subjected to tighter safety rules than surrounding towns within the tri-state area. These tighter safety rules do work to protect my fellow trade brothers and sisters. Then again, there is far more risk for workers when subjected to working on an entire iconic skyline of skyscrapers. Within New York City, fatal occupational injuries have ranged from a high of 191, back in 1993, to a low of 56 in both years 2013 and 2016. The private construction industry sector had the highest number of fatalities in New York City with 13 for 2020. This unfortunate number is down from 24 in the previous year of 2019. Some people will argue that high deaths would be attributed to the union versus non-union factor in the private sector. The reasoning behind this would be the the level of required safety training is much higher amongst the union workforce. My union alone offers a wide variety of safety training for the membership that exceeds the minimum requirements for an SST card. It is assumed that workers who are more educated move more cautiously on the jobsite. Falls, slips, and trips resulted in 5 of the industry’s 13 fatalities. The specialty trade contractors subsector accounted for 8 of the 13 fatal workplace injuries in construction. It takes a fraction of a second to fall. By the time your brain registers that a fall is happening, you can already be several feet on the ground within the remaining fraction of a second. That fact is quite powerful to ponder and absorb. Being in construction is a dangerous industry to work within. This is exactly why safety training is so important in an effort to mitigate the natural risks of this industry. In a world of milestones and deadlines, workers walk a tight rope that requires balance between being safe and getting the job done.

Now that we reviewed some various data on suspended scaffolding, let’s get a sense about how long scaffolding in general has been in use. The ancient Greeks and Egyptians were said to have created the first scaffolding in an effort to create their ancient monuments. Ancient landmarks, such as the Egyptian pyramids and the Great Wall of China, were made possible as a result of using scaffolding. By the 1800’s, bamboo scaffolding was first introduced into the building industry in Hong Kong. It appears that bamboo scaffolding is still used in parts of the world. Early scaffolding was basically made out of wood and rope knots. On the Justia Patents website, I see that there was a patent for a scaffold was submitted on March 3, 1840 by Penfield. However, I can’t really pull much further data on the invention. I find it frustrating that I can’t dig deeper into the history as I would like. Therefore, I shall do the best that I can. It appears that a very early scaffold invention, known as the Cornice Scaffold, was created by inventor Orthmann Fred, from Brooklyn, New York, with the patent being granted back on January 16, 1923. I learned that the first Boatswain’s chair was patented and released by March 7, 1946. I find a Boatswain’s chair to be rather scary in nature. Despite my love for the adrenaline rush that comes from roller coasters, I don’t think that I would like to participate in that “chair ride” at all. By 1993, inventor Lowell N. Walz received a patent for an electric light weight portable scaffolding. I see that there are quite few more patents that have been granted, over the past 30 to 40 years, for scaffold related improvements. In an effort to protect people on the ground while they are working, a controlled access zone (CAZ) must be created under the suspended scaffold that keeps both workers and bystanders protected while walking under the workers. Throughout New York City, you will see the temporary sidewalk sheds, with the required hunter green plywood, being erected on the ground level that serves as overhead protection. During my research process, I learned that the requirement for sidewalk shed came as a result of a fatality for a young college student Grace Gold after getting hit with a facade stone back in 1979. Local Law 11, or “The Facade Inspection and Safety Program”, was born out of that tragedy. This law is responsible for approximately 900,000 feet worth of sidewalk shed that’s been erected throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The average time a sidewalk shed stays erected is for roughly one year. However, there was a sidewalk shed that was recently dismantled after protecting pedestrians for 11-years. A small object that’s dropped from a high elevation has the ability to seriously harm bystanders on the ground. This is why it’s important for construction workers to tether their tools and hard hats while working on any form of scaffold. In the beginning of this project, we were often having to give workers a hard time for not tethering their tools and hard hats.

Scaffold hoists are a critically important component of the suspended scaffold. Hoists help adjust the height of the platform that allow operators to get to their work. Hoists are intended to safely lift the platform if they are used according to manufacturer’s specifications. Never allow the load of a scaffold hoist to exceed 3 times the rated load. The rated load weight is provided by the manufacturer for the specific suspended scaffold device used. When winding drum hoists are used and the scaffold is extended to its lowest point of travel, there must be enough rope to still wrap four times around the drum. When using other types of hoists, the suspension ropes must be long enough to allow the scaffold to travel to the level below without the rope end passing through the hoist or provide a way to prevent the end from passing through the hoist. Never allow gasoline-powered hoists to be used on suspension scaffolds. Gears and brakes of power-operated hoists used on suspension scaffolds must be guarded and enclosed in order to prevent a worker being sucked into the hoist via clothing. Power-operated and manual hoists must have an automatic braking device to safely support, decelerate, and stop a load during a fall. Joining wire suspension ropes is dangerous if not done properly. Only use wire ropes joined together with proper eye splice thimbles connected with shackles or cover plates and bolts. If wire rope clips are used on suspension scaffolds, there must be a minimum of three clips installed. All clips, shackles, and other devices used with wire rope must be installed according to manufacturer’s recommendations. During an inspection, I learned that the c-clamp bolts must all face the exact same direction. We got a fine despite the fact that the orientation absolutely does not having a mechanical effect from the installation. Additionally, the c-clamps must be spaced three fingers width apart. I learned that when installing the C-hooks, you have to cut away the metal façade covering and get down to connecting on the brick. The C-hooks also require three points of contact when installed on the parapet. For this project, we didn’t use outriggers. The workers installed a series of metal wires that were wrapped around at least twice around the bulkhead on the roof. They also installed safety lines that come from the bulkhead connection. The safety lines are what the workers are constantly connected to while out on the suspended scaffold. The workers are not connected to the suspended scaffold. In the event of a power failure or a problem, the motor is designed to go only in a downward direction. The rope grabs that attach a worker’s fall protection harness to the safety line have a specific orientation. It must be used in the correct vertical orientation so that it works properly. This project was my very first exposure with suspended scaffold work so I have learned a ton in a short period of time. I was honestly terrified of not properly absorbing the material and missing a key safety issue. However, I’m working on the project with two other seasoned site safety managers who are excellent teachers. I’m also learning about the entire concrete replacement process from cradle to grave. I’m looking forward to the exposure that I will get by working on other projects.

I believe that I have offered a decent overview of a suspended scaffold system. If you have any questions on the topic, go ahead and send them my way. Feel free to drop the question down in my comment section. If I do not readily know the answer, I will seek the answer from one of my experienced co-workers. I thank you for taking the time to click on and read or listen to my safety topic post today. You are appreciated since you owe me nothing. Hopefully, we learned something together on this topic. I’m always open to new blog topic suggestions so fire them away in my direction. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. If you are in a different time zone, resist the urge to pull a “nooner” and stick out the rest of your day whether it be your work/school/home tasks. I’m actually finishing up my business and intend to go home and chill out for the evening. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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Just Updated On Shopify!! $ugar Momma Baddie

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Hello Everyone!

We blasted through the weekend and we are now right back to Monday!! So far, my Monday has went by fast and rather uneventful. I shall keep my fingers crossed in an effort to continue holding the tranquil torch. I hope you are doing well my friend? As I have shared within the past week or so, I’ve written and shared a few safety topic blog posts. If you’re interested, go back into my blog posts and read about the dangers of silica, the history of the hard hat, or the need for safety boots while at work. Your favorite New York female construction worker finally did even more of my homework over the past weekend. I established the “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection on the Shopify ecommerce platform. As stated in my previous blog post, I worked on the Spring e-commerce platform. I know I need to circle back and add more items to the catalog. I had previously worked with my Fiverr designer to modify the design logo name. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. As I have previously explained, I changed the themed collection from “I’m My Own $ugar Daddy” to “$ugar Momma Baddie”. I plan on expanding the product lines offerings on the Shopify and Spring e-store platforms. I did create some stickers on Shopify for both designs. I was messing around with an embroidered patch that is also available on Shopify. It took some time to mess with the colors since there is a max of (6) to choose from. As promised, I’m offering the “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify and Spring store links down below. I’m also sharing, for the one millionth time, that the audio book version for, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” is now available on Audible in audio form. My first children’s book is also available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble as a hard cover, paperback, e-pub, and on iTunes. Check out some book links are further down in this blog post. The audio version of “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” can be found in the French, Dutch, U.K., and U.S. markets on Audible. The links for each book within a specific market, including my book #ConstructionTales, can be found even further down in this blog post as well. On Shopify, I only have one link since both designs are on one storefront. However, I posted the same link for each design. I hope I do not create confusion during the process of being organized. Here are the Spring & Shopify shopping links for the two designs:

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Thanks for entertaining my content by reviewing my “$ugar Momma Baddie” Shopify & Spring shopping links that I have been working on today. I’m always open to blog topic suggestions so don’t be shy and share them. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. Head back over to your desk and finish up your Monday work/school/home tasks. Try to be safe and get home to your family and/or pets. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

Photo Credit: Safety First Training Academy Logo
Audio Credit: Not All Girls Play With Dolls-Now On Audible!!

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.S. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.K. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The France Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The Dutch Market:

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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Just Updated On Spring: “$ugar Momma Baddie”!!

Photo Credit: “$ugar Momma Baddie” Themed Collection On Spring & Shopify

Hello Everyone!

I hope you are doing well, my friend. We’ve landed on another Thursday that gets us one day closer to another weekend. I’ve written and shared a few safety topic blog posts with you. Go back into the collection of blog posts and read my recent blog posts on the dangers of silica and the history of the hard hat. Your favorite New York female construction worker finally did some homework and worked on establishing the “$ugar Momma Baddie” themed clothing and accessory collection on the Spring ecommerce platform. I had to have my designer modify the previous design logo with the formerly chosen brand name to the newly established name. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. As I had shared in previous posts, I changed the themed collection from “I’m My Own $ugar Daddy” to “$ugar Momma Baddie”. I was trying to get the changes made before the weekend arrives since my weekends are often spent with friends, family, and my love. I still need to update the designs on the Shopify e-commerce platform. Of course, I also need to expand the product line on the Spring platform. I have a few items to start out with for now. As promised, I’m offering the “$ugar Momma Baddie” Spring store links for the updated logos down below. In other book news, I’m also sharing that the audio book version for, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” is now available on Audible in audio form. My first children’s book is also available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble as a hard cover, paperback, e-pub, and on iTunes. The book links are available in these blog posts. The audio book went live back on October 10th within the French, Dutch, U.K., and U.S. markets on Audible. The links for each market can be found further down in this blog post. Here are the Spring shopping links for the two designs below:

Shop “$ugar Momma Baddie” Sugar Momma Bed On Spring:

https://im-my-own-ugar-daddy.creator-spring.com/listing/ugar-momma-baddie-ugar-momma

“$ugar Momma Baddie” Sugar Momma Bed Logo:

Shop “$ugar Momma Baddie” Feisty Lady Trio On Spring:

https://im-my-own-ugar-daddy.creator-spring.com/listing/sugar-momma-baddie-feisty-lady

“$ugar Momma Baddie” Fiesty Lady Trio Logo:

Thanks for stopping by to review my “$ugar Momma Baddie” Spring shopping links that I just released today. Once again, I’m offering more bathroom reading material at the very least. 😛 I’m always open to blog topic suggestions so don’t be shy and share them. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. Now, it’s time to finish up your Thursday work/school/home tasks and enjoy your evening. As I have said many times before, my hat goes off to you if you are hitting that second job and/or night shift! I totally respect the hustle! I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

Photo Credit: Safety First Training Academy Logo
Audio Credit: Not All Girls Play With Dolls-Now On Audible!!

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.S. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The U.K. Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The France Market:

Not All Girls Play With Dolls- Within The Dutch Market:

Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

Germany, Austria, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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Safety Topic of Today: The Dangers Of Silica

Surge in new cases of lung disease silicosis among stonemasons | 7.30

Video Credit: ABC News (Australia) On YouTube

Hello Everyone!

Guess who is back to share with you another safety topic? That’s right-your favorite New York female construction worker. 🙂 We’ve landed on another Wednesday that puts us right smack in the middle of another work week, my friend. Let’s make the best of it and finish getting through the week by tackling each day and each task as it pops up as a priority. For this safety topic choice, I want to review the dangers of silica. Before I go off the deep end of the knowledge pool with this topic, I want to share some updates on my various projects. As I stated in my last post, I’m re-releasing it under the name “$ugar Momma Baddie” in my online e-store through Spring and Shopify. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. Check out the revised designs in this blog post down below. So far, I still have the old slogans on the Shopify and Spring e-commerce platforms. I still need to craft the storefronts with the changed logos very soon. My last goal was to work on the revisions over the weekend. However, I fell short with honoring that goal. Therefore, I shall work on it during my down time during the week. I shall offer the “$ugar Momma Baddie” store links for the updated logos on the merchandise when I finally get around to making the revisions. The audio book version for, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” is now available on Audible in audio form as well as hard cover, paperback, e-pub, and on iTunes. The audio book went live back on October 10th within the French, Dutch, U.K., and U.S. markets on Audible. The links for each market can be found further down in this blog post. It’s time to get into the purpose of this safety blog post. I opted to work on investigating the dangers of silica.

You may ask what is silica? Why do I even have to be concerned about it? Silica is a hard, unreactive, colorless compound which occurs as the mineral quartz and as a principal constituent of sandstone and other rocks. Silica is known chemically as the dioxide of silicon SiO2 that’s occurring in crystalline, amorphous, and impure forms: quartz, opal, and sand respectively. Quartz is the most abundant form of crystalline silica. Lesser common forms would be cristobalite and tridymite. Silica is a chemical compound that has been formed from both oxygen and silicon atoms. This chemical compound appears in two forms; hazardous crystalline, or non-hazardous amorphous. It is crystalline silica that causes all the trouble for workers around the globe. Breathing in dust from silica-containing materials can lead to a health condition that’s known as ‘silicosis’. Silica dust particles become trapped within the lung tissue that causes inflammation and scarring. The particles also reduce the lungs’ ability to take in oxygen which is absolutely essential to maintain life. Silicosis is a health condition that develops over time after constant exposure over 10-years or more. However, the disease can occur much more quickly after heavy exposures. Silicosis results in permanent lung damage and is a progressive, debilitating, and sometimes fatal disease. Sadly, there is no cure for silicosis and it could even be required to get a lung transplant. Workers who have been exposed to silica and those who have silicosis are also at increased risk of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a contagious and potentially life-threatening infection. Other diseases that morph as a result of silica exposure include: lung cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), kidney disease, or an autoimmune disorder. How do you even know if you have silicosis? Symptoms of silicosis may include the following:

  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain

Your next question should be where can silica be found? Who are the people that are most exposed to silica? Silica is an abundantly natural material that can be found in various locations on Earth. Crystalline silica can be stumbled upon within: rock, stone, soil, clay, gravel, and sand. This natural compound can also discovered in concrete, brick, mortar, and other construction materials. Quartz is the most common form where crystalline silica is derived from. Quartz dust is known as, ‘respirable crystalline silica’. This means it can be taken into the body by merely breathing it in. Silica is present within building and landscaping materials such as: roof slate, bricks, tiles, concrete, glass, ceramics, and plastic composites. Silica is a pesky, lingering visitor during many common construction tasks such as: excavating, mining, quarrying, and tunneling. Miners often work to orchestrate an explosion of high-silica-content rock while in the midst of burrowing into the dark depths of the Earth. Once it becomes airborne, it wafts through the ventilation system where miners all take their breathes while burrowing and blasting underground. Masons are also within another industry that is exposed to high quantities of silica while handling cement and the dust that is laden with silica once the cement powder is disturbed. Masonry tasks, such as scabbling or concrete cutting, work to introduce silica into the workers lungs via the air. Silica dust is super fine and can easily be picked up once it becomes airborne. Silica is 100 times smaller than a grain of sand. Because of how small the particles are, say approximately 5 micrometers in diameter, the tiny micro grains are transported into the lungs. Once silica is transported to the lungs, it works to permanently scar and damage the lung tissue. In addition to miners and masons, here is a list of the other industries where exposure is possible:

  • engineers (ex: oil and gas engineers)
  • farmers
  • workers breaking, crushing, grinding or milling material containing silica dust
  • sand blasting or casting
  • paving, surfacing or cement finishing
  • bricklaying
  • demolition work
  • road construction
  • stone masonery
  • mineral ore-treating processes
  • manufacturer workers: of glass, ceramics, brick, concrete, tile, metals, or machinery

Within the United States, approximately 2.2 million workers were exposed to silica dust in the workplace. In China, is the top nation since it jumps up to 23 million workers who are impacted by silica exposure. India is the country that’s in second place with 10 million workers who inherited health problems from the workplace. It is estimated that over 500 construction workers are believed to die from exposure to silica dust every year here in the United States. What exactly happens to the lungs other than inhaling these tiny particles? Once the very fine silica dust nanoparticles are breathed in, they go deep into the lung where it is attacked by the immune system. This activation of the immune system causes swelling and a hardening of the lung tissue- known as fibrosis. Fibrosis causes the lung tissue to become permanently scarred and it can no longer be able to function properly. Depending on the duration and exposure levels, the process can happen quickly within a few years or slowly over a 10-20 year period of time. According to OSHA.gov, refer to OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 (d)(2)(v) that offers guidance on the exact limits of exposure and maximum time of exposure to crystalline silica. This OSHA section applies to all occupational exposures to respirable crystalline silica in construction work, except where employee exposure will remain below 25 micrograms per cubic meter of air (25 μg/m3) as an 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) under any foreseeable conditions. Meanwhile, the mandatory limit for silica dust exposure in Australia is 0.05mg/m3. It’s reported to be as low as 0.025 in some states of Canada. An independent occupational hygienist is recommended to be tasked with monitoring the air particulates if exposure if a business is believed to expose employees to more than what’s normally allowed. Silica testing equipment needs to meet OSHA ID-142; NMAM 7500 analytical method qualifications. Nowadays, small personal air monitors are available on the market to protect the average worker. Be sure to do your homework prior to making that purchase.

Now that we know what silica is and how it impacts the body, let’s look at the industry standard to control exposure. Industry professionals use what is known as the ‘hierarchy of risk control’. These are a series of controls that range from low to high reliability. The control measure with the highest rate of reliability would be to totally eliminate the hazard. If you remove the material with silica in it, you remove the hazard completely. Yes, I’m aware that this magic pill of elimination is not always available on the jobsite. If elimination is not remotely possible, the next control measure to attempt to substitute a lesser hazard than what is currently in place. The third layer would be engineer controls. This means that team will engineer a control system in an effort to reduce the exposure of silica. The fourth layer of control would be in the form of administrative controls. This includes offering signs and instructions for workers in an effort to provide data and reduce the worker’s level of exposure. The fifth and lowest reliability comes in the form of personal protective equipment. The employer offers the employee a series of protective equipment to arm the worker in an effort to limit exposure. Workers receive face masks and gloves to be used during their shift in an effort to lessen exposure to silica. If you are a worker on the jobsite, it is wise to save this hierarchy of risk control to serve as a guide if you are experiencing high levels of silica exposure. No one is going to be your advocate quite like your own self. Therefore, you need to do the homework in an effort to arm yourself with the right tools so that you can enjoy your senior years. Sadly, before I got into the role of management, I didn’t do much research on the effects of environmental hazards. I walked into work essentially blind since getting the job done was on the front burner. As a widowed mother, I was more worried about staying on the jobsite as long as possible so that I could put food on the table and keep a roof over our heads. If your focus is the same, then you get where I’m coming from during my worker bee years with the tools. Try to learn at least one new thing per week that could aid in your longevity on this planet. Over time, it will cause you to be slowly become more aware of your surroundings.

By this point in this blog post, we have learned much more about silica. I do have some basic knowledge on the topic, via forced silica awareness courses that I had to take. I’m posing this next question. How do we drill even deeper into this topic? Let’s look into exactly what air monitors can be used on the jobsite. If you are on the jobsite and the employer is not willing to monitor the contaminants in the air, how do you arm yourself in a cost effective way? So far, we have learned that when an independent air monitor contractor comes in, they are looking to gather and record the contaminants during an 8-hour period of time. If the report comes back with high levels of silica, then the hierarchy of risk controls need to be implemented. The air is then re-monitored at time intervals that are based upon the initial report findings. According to OSHA.gov (https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/standardinterpretations/2019-03-21), the time intervals are at least every 3 months after the first air sample. These mandatory intervals shall continue until the tests yield lower than the (PEL) permissible exposure limits. It appears that the “Hanna Instruments HI 770 Checker HC Handheld Colorimeter, For Silica High Range” is an air monitor that retails on Amazon for $59.95 with favorable reviews (and some sarcastic ones). It claims to be plus or minus 5% accuracy. For water monitoring, a Tap Score water monitoring kit retails on their website for $55.00. You purchase a water test kit on their website at: https://mytapscore.com/ and they will send you all that is needed for collection. After collecting a water sample, you ship it to their lab, and they will be send a report of the test results. Apparently, wells can get contaminated with silica and under certain conditions, that also poses as a health hazard. A number of silicon compounds, such as silicon halogens, are corrosive and extremely toxic. Silicon tetra chloride is an eye irritant, and may also cause breathing problems and skin irritation. In drinking water only silicic acid is present, which is relatively safe. I’m truly thankful that ingesting silicon doesn’t cause stomach cancer or other health problems.

It took a little bit of digging in order to find the equipment used for air monitoring. I found a PowerPoint presentation from a Salt Lake City based testing lab called ALS Limited on YouTube. I shall provide the link down below in case you want to drill into more details than what I’m offering in this blog post. Air testing is done with different types of cyclones. Here are five different types of ISO 7708 compliant cyclones: 1) SKC GS-3 Cyclone 2.75 L/min 2) Dorr Oliver Cyclone 1.75 L/min 3) SKC Aluminum Cyclone 2.5-2.8 L/min 4) BGI GK 2.69 Cyclone 4.2 L/min 5) Higgens-Dewell 2.2 L/min. Testing has been going on and evolving for the last 40-years. According to the presentation, the cyclone favored to be used today SKC GS-3 Cyclone 2.75 L/min. The testing cyclone uses a combination of gravity and air flow to capture and separate the air contaminants. Once the air intake brings in the air, the heavier particles drop to the bottom toward the grid pot. The lighter particles rise up toward the PVC filter cassette. Once the monitor is done with the sample, the PVC filter gets removed from the test machine. The filter within the PVC filter cassette is what gets sent to a lab for further analysis. It’s important to keep the cyclone in a vertical plane for the entire time. Depending on your objective, there are both disposable and reusable filters available for air sampling. The costs of these filters vary as per the unit used ($80+). The battery life on these cyclones air monitors will last for approximately 12-hours. Even if the test results don’t yield much silica, they encourage the testing of respirable dust since that still presents as a health hazard for workers. Whatever lab you choose, just make sure that they provide crystalline silica analysis by NIOS method 7500 and OSHA ID 142 using x-ray diffraction. Additionally, ensure that they are accredited by the (AIHA) American Industrial Hygiene Association as per OSHA Appendix A 29CFR 1910.1053 guidelines. I had a discussion on silica with my fellow site safety managers today. We all started out in construction with working with the tools in a variety of capacities. One thing that is the general consensus- we didn’t worry about our health as young workers. We are all aware of the risks taken and the fact that we may or may not encounter health problems, within the next 10-15 years, as a result our lack of concern for future health problems. We spoke about having no desire to wear the extra PPE since it serves as both a burden and a distraction while working. If you are a young construction worker, hopefully you will think about this discussion more than we did. We are not going to live forever and avoid the almighty ‘dirt nap’. However, you can at least try to minimize the health problems that will come at an advanced age.

Thanks for stopping by to review my “Leslie Talk” on the topic of the dangers of silica in the work place. This concludes when I have researched on the subject matter. I believe that I learned the most on this topic while on my research journey. If this content has sparked any questions, by all means let me know down in the comment section below. This blog post will either offer some useful information or. Feel free to share this blog post with your fellow construction buddy. I’m game to offer more bathroom reading material at the very least. 😛 I’m always open to safety topic suggestions so don’t be shy and share them. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. Now, it’s time to head back to what you were working on before so that you may wrap up your Wednesday work/school/home tasks so you can knock out another day in this week. As I have said many times before, my hat goes off to you if you are hitting that second job and/or night shift! I totally respect the hustle! Try your best to go home in the same condition that you came in earlier. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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Safety Topic Of Today: The History Of The Hard Hat

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I’m honored to share with you yet another safety topic from my jobsite. As a site safety manager, I’m basically an adult babysitter. I work with my team to protect people from harming themselves via not taking steps to protect themselves. I always tell the workers that I want to see them go home in the exact same condition as they came in this morning. We’ve made it again to where we are wrapping up another work week, my friend. For this safety topic choice, I want to review the history of wearing hard hats on North American jobsites within the last 100-years. Before I make a splash with this topic, I want to share some updates on my various projects. As I stated in my last post, I’m re-releasing it under the name “Sugar Momma Baddie” in my online e-store through Spring and Shopify. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. Check out the revised designs in this blog post down below. So far, I still have the old slogans on the Shopify and Spring e-commerce platforms. I still need to craft the storefronts with the changed logos very soon. The latest goal is to work on the revisions over the weekend. I shall offer the “$ugar Momma Baddie” store links for the updated logos on the merchandise when I finally get around to making the revisions. The audio book version for, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” is now available on Audible in audio form as well as hard cover, paperback, epub, and on iTunes. The audio book went live back on October 10th within the French, Dutch, U.K., and U.S. markets on Audible. The links for each market can be found further down in this blog post.

It’s time to get into the purpose of this safety blog post. I opted to work on investigating the history of the hard hat. Each year, it is estimated that 6 million hard hats are sold in the United States. The very first head protection was released in 1889 in the form of a leather miner’s hat. Just like the first steel toe shoe, the military was the birthing place where head protection evolved into a hardened structure. The U.S. Navy commissioned E.D. Bullard Co. with the task of creating a protective hat that resembles the WWI “brodie” or “doughboy” helmet. Shipbuilders used to cover their hats with tar to harden them and create a layer of protection. Wearing a military helmet saved many soldiers from flying shrapnel and debris along with a hail of rapid fire ammunition. A young lieutenant, who served in the U.S. Army’s cavalry, first saw the effectiveness of the military helmet for soldiers during his time while serving in World War I. He was looking to use his war time knowledge so that he may design an even better hard hat. By 1919, Edward W. Bullard returned home to the family business, known as E.D. Bullard Co., in San Francisco and opted to develop a hard hat for civilians. Today, the main headquarters for E.D. Bullard Co. is in Cynthiana, Kentucky. E.D. Bullard Co. is now one of the leading manufacturers of personal protective equipment on a global scale. The family business was founded by the inventor’s father Edward D. Bullard back in 1898. This family business started out as a manufacturer who created carbide lamps and other equipment for miners in California, Nevada, and Arizona. After returning from the war, Edward Jr. began developing ideas for affordable safety headgear that would effectively work to protect the miners. This new means of personal protective equipment was first known as the “hard boiled hat”. This head protection was made out of heavy, duck canvas and leather and it was coated with shellac. This civilian hard hat version needed to be smaller and lighter than the military version due to miners working in small underground locations. One hat was made of Bakelite which was an early form of plastic. The early hard boiled hats were rather heavy and made out of steel.

Edward Jr. had crafted and patented 13 different designs for his hard hat creations that were designed for different industry applications. The second hard hat patent in 1928 was the introduction of inner suspension within the hard hat that was actually awarded by 1930. Hard hats were not required to be worn until the creation of Hoover Dam, formerly known as Boulder Dam, back in 1931. Later on, the chief engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge required workers to wear hard hats during the erection of the bridge by 1933. The engineer was highly concerned over falling rivets that would serve as a hazard for workers during the bridge erection process. By 1938, the hard hats of that era were engineered to be lighter in weight since they were then made out of aluminum. The downside is that these hard hats are a natural conductor of electricity. By the 1940’s, fiberglass hard hats were introduced to the market in an effort to combat high heat issues. The first thermoplastic hard hat was released by 1952. The hard hat composition began transitioning to polyethylene material by the 1960’s. The MSA-V Guard design, released in 1962, is still in use today. By 1982, E.D. Bullard Co. introduced yet again a redesigned helmet that incorporated a non-slip, ratchet suspension with a knob in the back for adjusting the snugness around the worker’s dome. All safety helmets have been made out of plastic ever since the early 2000’s. The more modern plastic hard hat became known as the “3000 R”. The 3000 R was produced from polyethylene plastic. This latest round of technology produced a hard hat that is lightweight, durable, easy to mold, and non-conductive to electricity. This polyethylene plastic hard hat was even treated with an ultra-violet inhibitor. This extra safety feature helped the hats weather the outdoor work environment. A modern helmet today is sold at a price range between $15 to $20 dollars each. Once released to be purchased, the original “Bullard Hard Boiled Hat” was listed for less than $3. When adjusted for modern inflation, the very first hard hat cost roughly $45.

E.D. Bullard Co. took on field feedback in an effort to re-design the hard hat even further. They went to work and designed the vented hard hat, known as the S62, that allows for air flow inside the hard hat while still offering the best protection. These hard hat designs must comply with OSHA regulations that also require the use of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) compliant head protection (ANSI Z89.1-2014). The OSHA rule (29 C.F.R. 1926.100) states that employers must provide head protection equipment that meets or exceeds the industry consensus standard ANSI Z89.1. I have never worn the hard hat with the ventilation feature. However, I have seen some guys on my project have that air flow vent feature on their hard hats. From what it sounds like, via field feedback and online reviews, the ventilation feature does provide a noticeable difference in the summer. There is a general color code that indicate job roles out on the jobsite. Yellow is used for general laborers and contractors. White (or sometimes black) indicates supervisors and managers. Inspectors and new workers wear green hard hats and visitors are often given blue ones. Despite having a set industry standard color code in existence, it doesn’t mean contractors follow it at all. After the majority of my experiences, most managers indeed wear white hard hats. However, contractors will often choose a hard hat color that goes with the company brand color(s). For example, I’ve worn a blue hard hat some projects as an electrician. However, I’ve also worn a red EJ Electric hard hat since their brand was predominantly red and Verde Electric since green was the predominant brand color. There are two types of hard hats along with three classes of head protection. Additionally, there are three types of adjustments for hard hats. ANSI Type I hard hat works to protect against blows to the top of the head and meets vertical impact and penetration requirements. The ANSI Type II hard hat works to protect against blows to the top and side of the head and meet both vertical and lateral impact and penetration requirements. Type I hard hats are predominantly used within the United States while Type II are predominantly used in Canada. Here are the three classes of hard hats along with their main function in regards to protecting the worker from momentary brushes with electricity:

  • Class E (electrical) provides protection to withstand 20,000 volts
  • Class G (general) provides protection to withstand 2,200 volts
  • Class C (conductive) does not provide protection from electricity

The standard type and class of hard hat that’s used on the average jobsite is the Class C hard hat for workers who are not exposed to electricity. However, the average electrician here in the United States would be wearing a Type I, Class E hard hat. It’s also suggested for the hard hat to be blue in color. Hard hats come in a wide variety of styles with the intention of providing protection within different work environments. However, the two most popular are the “Cap” and “Full Brim” style. The cap style has a front brim with a rolled edge that’s intended to allow water to drain off the bill. The full brim style is a wider brimmed hat that gives eye protection from sunlight and even rain while working outdoors. As with any product on the market, they come with a wide variety of accessories. These accessories are intended to provide comfort and ease with various applications: light visors, face shields, ear muffs, mirrors, liners, chin straps, cameras, pagers, radios, neck shade protection, and lights. There are three different types adjustments on the hard hat that include: ratchet, pin lock, and one touch. Obviously, the worker must visually check the hard hat for damage and take it out of service immediately if it is damaged in any way. The recommended life span of a hard hat is five years. I’ve worn a bandana under my hard hat for many years to protect my forehead. It works to protect my forehead from pimples that can surface along the suspension strap that connects the hard hat to my forehead. I’ve used those soft liners that snap onto the suspension strap. However, they get dirty and laden with sweat very easily. I’d rather stick with my pink or blue “do-rag” instead. On the project that I’m currently on, the workers for the general contractor all wear the safety helmets in lieu of a traditional hard hat. They have the ability to accept the various accessories such as a face shield, ear protection, and the chin strap. The crew literally look like they are wearing a fancy bicycle helmet. Despite looking ridiculous, it does makes sense to have the chin strap in order to keep the hard hat on the worker during stressful moments. I’ve never been a fan of wearing a hard hat since it works very well to trap the heat on your head to within the hard hat. Additionally, every day is a bad hair day after wearing a hard hat. When you work on high rise projects, you have to tether your hard hat to your clothing. In the event the hard hat falls off and drops from a high elevation, it can injure a passerby who is walking on the ground level. I wear a tether on my hard hat since I’m walking around on a 20-story scaffold within an occupied residential complex. I cannot imagine the long-lasting mental anguish of hurting or even killing an innocent bystander with my personal protective equipment.

Thanks for stopping by to review my “Leslie Talk” on the topic of hard hats. This concludes when I have researched on the subject matter. If this content has sparked any questions, by all means let me know down in the comment section below. My goal is to share some new and useful information with you so that you may be a more informed citizen. Feel free to share this blog post with your fellow construction buddy. I’m game to offer more bathroom reading material at the very least. 😛 I’m always open to safety topic suggestions so don’t be shy and share them. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. Now, it’s time to head back to what you were working on before so that you may wrap up your Friday work/school/home tasks so you can get ready for another amazing weekend. As I have said many times, my hat goes off to you if you are hitting that second job and/or night shift! Try your best to go home in the same condition that you came in earlier. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

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VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

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Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

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Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

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Safety Topic Of Today: What Is A Safety Shoe?

Hello Everyone!

I’m back with another safety topic here on this partly cloudy Friday. We endured rain and high winds last night in the streets of New York City. Thankfully, it is much nicer today. I have a varsity football game for my son and his team the Carmel Rams tonight. They are again undefeated in their division this year. How was your work week for you this past week, my friend? I want to review the requirement, on some construction projects, of wearing safety composite toe shoes. Before I dive into this topic, I want to share some updates on my various projects. As I stated in my last post, I’m re-releasing it under the name “$ugar Momma Baddie” in my online e-store through Spring and Shopify. I have two designs to choose from: 1) Feisty Lady Trio 2) Sugar Momma Bed. So far, I still have the old slogans on the Shopify and Spring e-commerce platforms. I still need to craft the storefronts with the changed logos very soon. I shall offer the “$ugar Momma Baddie” store links for the updated logos on the merchandise when I make the revisions. The audio book version for, “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” is now available on Audible and other distribution chains. The audio book went live on October 10th in the French, Dutch, U.K., and U.S. markets on Audible. The links for each market can be found further down in this blog post. Now, let’s get into the meat and potatoes of this safety topic. I’m so not a fan of having to wear either steel toe or composite toe work boots. Oftentimes, they feel narrow, heavy, and are extremely hard to break in and make comfortable. After an 8-hr shift, it feels like you were wearing ankle weights all damn day. I have a new pair of Red Wings Irish Setters and they are still slightly uncomfortable to wear longer than I absolutely have to wear them. I always go home and to work in my sneakers. My Irish Setters are loaded with pretty much all available safety features. My old, black Timberland Pros are my preferred work boot to wear. I actually just bought a brand-new pair of grey Timberland Pros. The downside is that they are not equipped with a safety toe. I can only imagine how heavy logging boots are since they must be made with cut resistant material to withstand a hit from a chainsaw. Logging boots are required by OSHA to be cut resistant under standard 29 CFR 1910.266(d)(1)(v). The average logger must have lean, mean legs for days after wearing them daily.

You may ask as to why are “hardened tip” safety shoes even required? The goal is to protect your toes in the event that an extremely heavy item drops on a worker’s foot. The other danger is that this sheet of metal that’s in your boot serves as a guillotine for all of the digits upon impact on the foot. Many, many moons ago, the first protective boots were wooden boots, called “sabots”. A sabot can be defined as a kind of simple shoe that was shaped and hollowed out from a single block of wood. This heavy footwear style was traditionally worn by French and Breton peasants. These “wooden boats” worked to protect workers from falling objects. I can only imagine how heavy and uncomfortable these shoes must have felt on the feet after a long day in the field! Sabots protected farmers on the field from sharp objects and protected toes in case a horse or cow stepped on them. During the early industrial revolution, workers used sabots to destroy machinery by throwing them into the gears of factories to stop production. The word sabotage came from this activity. The first attempt at steel toe protective technology was reported to come from Germany back in 1930. This very first boot was intended for industrial workers and ended up being geared for the military. Based upon my research, it is unclear as to exactly who actually invented the steel toe boot concept. Believe it or not, the non-commissioned German soldiers had metal caps placed in their boots. During my research, I learned that the footwear company Red Wing Shoes, based in Red Wing, Minnesota, was founded by Charles H. Beckman back in 1905. Within 10-years of starting up, Red Wing Shoes was producing 200,000 pairs of boots each year. Over the years, I’ve owned quite a few pairs of Red Wings. I was on a deck job where I was working in the basement with the brick layers. We were wading in a few inches of water all day in the basement. To my pleasant surprise, my socks stayed dry all day! I’ve kept my Red Wings and went to a cobbler and had them re-soled. They last for a long time despite the rough conditions the boots are subjected to each day. Red Wing Shoes became the preferred manufacturer of American soldier during World War I. Red Wing Shoes was the first company to mass manufacture steel toe boots for American soldiers during World War II.

Prior to World War II, it was actually cheaper to just pay off a family after a fatality and then get a new worker versus introducing any personal protective equipment onsite (known for short as PPE). Imagine how rough it was for the families of workers who had gotten injured while at work during the Industrial Revolution with no PPE and no laws in place to protect the worker? The passing of various U.S. legislation all worked to put the average company on the hook for compensation after worker accidents. Wisconsin was the first state to pass the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act back in 1911. By 1948, Mississippi was the last state to get on board with protecting their workers via compensation laws. Once legislation was passed and a company becomes liable, it’s time to get worker’s compensation insurance to offset the cost of accidents. The insurance representatives then collectively work to force the entire industry to reduce the likelihood of accidents through the introduction of safer practices and protection for workers. If a company chooses to not work safer, then it’s a guarantee that company insurance premiums will soar to new heights. When it boils down to it, companies see workers as a financial liability. Therefore, they are only making the work environment safer to keep costs down. Protecting the worker is a side effect of keeping worker compensation costs down. No matter the reason, it is still much easier and safer to work within dangerous environments than ever before in history. Over the years, I used to hear about the various construction urban legends while at work. Seasoned workers said that unfortunate workers who fell in during a 1930’s concrete pour for a bridge were not rescued. The deceased worker drowned in concrete and became a part of the foundation since retrieving the body was impossible. However, I struggle to find an actual published story on these urban legends.

Back when I served in the military in the U.S. Navy Seabees, I was required to wear steel toe boots with my uniform. The steel toe adds a significant amount of weight to the feet. We had to run at least 5 miles per day while wearing them. I feel entirely too old to attempt to do that today. Thankfully, safety work boots have shifted away from steel toe and morphed into other material compositions. I discovered this website, known as Justia Patents, that listed some patents for engineered safety footwear. The modern material that’s used to create safety footwear, via next level technology include: plastic, composite fiber, thermoplastic, neoprene, polyaramid or aramid (Kevlar), graphite or engineering polymer, vulcanized rubber, plastic resin, glass-filled polyurethane, aluminum, and fiber-filled plastic resin. The timeframe for these submitted safety shoe patents on this website ranges from 1974 to 2000. I’m unsure if newer patents have hit the market after the year 2000. However, it makes sense that new patents exist since the goal is to always become the next big product. The term “composite” means a blend of multiple material sources that work together to form a strong compound that’s used to protect the foot. Modern safety shoes have safety features such as toe and metatarsal guards, electric hazard, electro static discharge, puncture resistant, and slip resistant. A key factor to keep in mind is that once the surface has been compromised, it can no longer guarantee against future hazards. Modern safety shoes have a big job to provide protection since each foot contains 26 bones for support and 38 joints for movement. As you can see, you have quite a few bones and joints in your foot that require protection. For some subcultures, as early as the 1960’s, steel toe boots were considered fashionable. In response to this fashion trend, shoe brands such as Dr. Martens and Grinders actually became popular with skinheads. Brand popularity grew due to the sturdiness of the steel toe boots. This was largely due to the fact that the boot could be considered dangerous in fighting and were used as weapons. Later on in the ’80s and ’90s, other punk and Rivethead subcultures adopted the use of steel toe footwear as well.

I recently discovered, during my research for this safety topic, that there are two major categories of work related foot injuries. The first major foot injury category includes foot injuries from punctures, crushing, sprains, and lacerations. This first round of major foot injuries account for 10 percent of all reported disabling injuries. The second major foot injury group consists of injuries that result from slips, trips, and falls. This second foot injury category accounts for 15 percent of all reported disabling injuries. Your feet are laden with a series of blood vessels, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. Let’s not forget that your entire body weight rides on those feet while being out and about during the day. This is why foot injuries are so painful and debilitating when they occur. Foot injuries remind you exactly how important your feet are for your body. The legs and feet get the least amount of rest during injury recovery since going to the bathroom and the fridge is the bare minimum requirement to survive. The Occupational Safety & Health Act, first passed back in 1970, along with other types of safety legislation all work together to force your employer to pitch in and help protect your little piggies from being crushed while on the jobsite. Safety equipment, such as safety shoes, shall comply with American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ANSI Z-41-1991, “American National Standard for Personal Protection-Protective Footwear” [62 FR 40141, July 15,1997]. For many employees, safety shoes are not provided by the employer and must be purchased by the employee. In the past, buying safety boots are considered to be a high expense of obtaining employment. Due to modern technology, you do not absolutely have to wear safety shoes with the toe guards imbedded within the shoe. Retail vendors carry toe guards that can be slipped over your work boot and even a tennis shoe. Some have a rubber strap that stretches over your heel. I actually just purchased a toe guard that has an adjustable strap that goes over the back of the heel. I’ve even seen rubberized slip on covers that slide over the bottom half of your boot on Amazon as well. This add-on safety feature costs between $25-50 online. Therefore, you have no excuse to not protect your own damn feet. 😛

Thanks for stopping by to review my “Leslie Talk” on the topic of safety shoes. My goal is to share some information with you that helps you along your life journey. Perhaps you will take better care of your feet while under hazardous conditions? Feel free to share this blog post with your construction buddy. I’m always open to safety topic suggestions so don’t be shy and share them. Don’t forget to follow me at leslie_m_jasper on Tik Tok or Verbally Disastrous on YouTube. Share your feedback on my content down in the comment section at the bottom of the blog post. If you appreciate listening to podcasts, I encourage you to review my last (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. My last short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, let me know your thoughts? Feel free to go ahead and check out the many links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. It is that time where we temporarily part ways so that you can finish up your Friday work/school/home tasks and get ready for another amazing weekend. As I have said many times, my hat goes off to you if you are hitting that second job and/or night shift! Try your best to go home in the same condition that you came in earlier. I wish you a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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Link To Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

Link To Construction Tales: A Young Person’s Guide To Accomplish Anything In Life (Paperback & Kindle) On Amazon:

U.S.A.: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

United Kingdom: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

France, Belgium, Switzerland: Use This Link For The Audio Version Of My Book #ConstructionTales On Audible:

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VERBALLY DISASTROUS PODCAST EPISODE LINKS:

Here is the link to the Verbally Disastrous Podcast on Spotify:

Verbally Disastrous-On Spotify

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #44: Part B- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring:

The Verbally Disastrous Store On Tee-Spring

https://my-store-c1f946.creator-spring.com

Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

-The Audio Blog: Verbally Disastrous Podcast And Construction Tales Blog. Now available on: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Tune In.

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