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A New Paradigm for Ladder Safety

A New Paradigm for Ladder Safety

By:  Terri Jo Umlor, Vice President Work place injuries and disabilities create an enormous emotional burden on families and a financial dependance on our economy. The ripple can be felt through many generations of families. When a construction worker who is the head...

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Veterans and firefighters in the workforce

Veterans and firefighters in the workforce

  By Terri Jo Umlor, Vice President Veterans and firefighters are widely appreciated for their courage and selfless service to our communities and our country.  As a veteran owned company, we participate in outreach efforts to attract job applicants who have served in...

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Attention Roofers: Jack Frost Is Not Your Friend

Attention Roofers: Jack Frost Is Not Your Friend

    By Terri Jo Umlor, Vice President Traverse City Michigan sunrises are beautiful in autumn.  The sun sparkles off frosted rooftops.  As beautiful as this is, it poses a safety hazard for our industrial roof installation crews. Rapidly falling afternoon temperatures...

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Fall Protection – Are You In Compliance?

Fall Protection – Are You In Compliance?

Need help keeping your facility compliant with fall protection standards? Springfield can help! Don’t hesitate to contact us at 231-263-5300 to evaluate your facility for any fall protection equipment needs. OSHA Cites Omaha Roofing Business For Failing To Protect...

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2013 Duro-Last Elite Contractor Award

2013 Duro-Last Elite Contractor Award

Our 2013 Elite Contractor award plaque has arrived! We are so proud of our quality standards and have won this prestigious Duro-Last award every year for the past 17 years. Congratulations to our field crews and THANK YOU for being the best of the...

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Safe Roof Access with Springfield Ladder Anchor

Safe Roof Access with Springfield Ladder Anchor

White Papers—Safe Roof Access with Springfield Ladder Anchor By:  Terri Jo Umlor, Springfield SmartAnchor LLC Work Place injuries and disabilities create an enormous emotional burden on families and a financial dependence on our economy.  The ripple can be felt...

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White roofs can outperform green roofs at lower cost

White roofs can outperform green roofs at lower cost

At Springfield, we have long known that our highly reflective white Duro-Last PVC roofs are a big energy saver for our clients.  As an installer of green roofs, we understand how beautiful it is to see living plants on your roof as well.  Whether you want a white...

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Injuries from falls

Injuries from falls

“Simply eliminating construction worker deaths from falls alone would save nearly 300 lives each year, according to the infographic.” — Kyle Morrison, Senior Associate Editor for Safety + Health Magazine, Infographic: Construction Industry Fatalities Springfield...

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Short’s Brewing 10 year anniversary party!

Short’s Brewing 10 year anniversary party!

Springfield employees and family members celebrate at Short's Brewing Company’s 10 year anniversary party.  Thanks Joe for creating over 90 jobs in northern Michigan!  Thanks, too, for hiring a local contractor (that would be Springfield) to take care of your roofing,...

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Spring into roof repairs

Spring into roof repairs

The freeze/thaw cycle in Michigan can really mess with your roof. Springfield recommends a spring and a fall check up on your roof to head off potential difficulties before they become major inconvenience to your work day.  We want you to worry about running your...

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