Construction Lighting

Written by Rylee Newton
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Construction workers use a variety of different lighting devices to get the job done right. Most construction companies are required to set up temporary lighting devices before construction workers begin working on any site. Inadequate lighting leads to costly mistakes and injuries on the job.

Construction lighting must be durable, portable and long lasting. Lighting devices must stand up to jostling, and high impact ground movement from heavy machinery. It’s also a good idea to invest in lighting devices with surge protectors because heavy machinery can trigger power failures in some temporary lights.

Personal Safety Lights

The proper construction lighting helps to ensure that the work site is safe, but construction workers must carry personal lighting devices as well. If you’re working in the early morning hours, or as the sun begins to set, you need to be able to see what you’re doing. No matter if you’re installing baseboards, flooring and drywall, or you’re wiring the electricity for a residential unit, you simply can’t afford to work in poor lighting conditions.

Many construction workers prefer spotlights that shine a high beam of light onto a specific area. Other construction workers prefer panel lights that provide a broader lighting spectrum for larger work areas. If you’re working with a partner, you might prefer to use flashlight, but if you’re working alone, you might want to consider a reliable hands free lighting device. Investing in the right light for the job helps you avoid hitting your hand with a hammer, risking electrocution, or sustaining injuries from power tools.

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