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NAHB Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 13, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

NAHB is an official supporting partner of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week 2018, a nationwide awareness campaign on the value of health and safety programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

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$5,500 Raised for Associate Grants at Midyear Fundraiser

Filed in Membership by on August 10, 2018 0 Comments
$5,500 Raised for Associate Grants at Midyear Fundraiser

NAHB and the National Housing Endowment Associate Member Leadership Fund hosted an event that raised $5,500 for the Associates Leadership Grant at the recent Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Portland, Oregon.

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Study Shows Massachusetts Opioid Deaths Highest Among Construction Workers

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 9, 2018 0 Comments
Study Shows Massachusetts Opioid Deaths Highest Among Construction Workers

Workers in the construction industry are six times more likely to die of an opioid overdose than the average worker and account for nearly a quarter of all overdose deaths among the working population.

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Trench Deaths, Injuries Rise for Home Builders

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 3, 2018 2 Comments
Trench Deaths, Injuries Rise for Home Builders

OSHA has made reducing trenching and excavation hazards a priority, and for good reason: Excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 were nearly double the average of the previous five years.

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Learn from Systems-Built Experts in Summit Education Sessions

Filed in Home Building, Technology by on August 2, 2018 0 Comments
Learn from Systems-Built Experts in Summit Education Sessions

The upcoming Building Systems Housing Summit is a great opportunity to discover emerging trends and network with builders, manufacturers and suppliers of modular, panelized, concrete, log and timber frame homes. The event also gives attendees direct access to top experts in the industry.

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Closing Strategies for Today’s ‘Amazon Prime’ Home Buyer

Filed in Sales & Marketing by on July 31, 2018 1 Comment
Closing Strategies for Today’s ‘Amazon Prime’ Home Buyer

Closing is not an action, as most believe, but more accurately, a strategy. As times change, so must a salesperson’s strategy for closing sales.

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Demand for Log and Timber Frame Homes on the Rise

Filed in Home Building by on July 27, 2018 0 Comments
Demand for Log and Timber Frame Homes on the Rise

Sales of log and timber frame homes have increased considerably over the past six years, recovering to near pre-recession levels and growing faster than the traditional homes recovery.

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North Dakota HBA Finds Membership Success with a Culture of Recruitment

Filed in Membership by on July 26, 2018 0 Comments
North Dakota HBA Finds Membership Success with a Culture of Recruitment

When you look at the organizational chart for the HBA of Fargo-Morehead, you don’t see the EO or the chairman at the top. You see the members. Membership is the No. 1 priority at the HBA, from the top, down.

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Take Advantage of Valuable NAHB Safety Resources in English and Spanish

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on July 26, 2018 0 Comments
Take Advantage of Valuable NAHB Safety Resources in English and Spanish

NAHB is committed to helping home builders keep workers safe on the job site, eliminate preventable accidents, injuries, and deaths, and comply with OSHA requirements and get clean inspections.

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Building Systems Awards Early Bird Deadline is Friday, July 27

Filed in Awards, Councils & Committees by on July 25, 2018 0 Comments
Building Systems Awards Early Bird Deadline is Friday, July 27

The early bird pricing deadline for the 2019 BSC Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Home Design and the BSC Specialty Awards is Friday, July 27.

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