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Stop Preventable Deaths and Focus on Safe Digging During the Trench Safety Stand Down

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 15, 2020 0 Comments
Stop Preventable Deaths and Focus on Safe Digging During the Trench Safety Stand Down

Today marks the start of the week-long 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down. The stand down gives employers, supervisors and foremen the opportunity to speak directly to workers about trench and excavation hazards.

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Court Sides with OSHA, NAHB and Others on Emergency Infectious Disease Standard

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on June 12, 2020 0 Comments
Court Sides with OSHA, NAHB and Others on Emergency Infectious Disease Standard

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday rejected a petition by labor unions led by the AFL-CIO to compel OSHA to issue an “emergency temporary standard” to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

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Focus on Your Job Site Safety Plan During National Safety Month

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 11, 2020 0 Comments
Focus on Your Job Site Safety Plan During National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, a great reminder to home builders to review their job site safety plans, especially for changes prompted by COVID-19.

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2020 National Electrical Code Adoption Kits Now Available

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on June 10, 2020 0 Comments
2020 National Electrical Code Adoption Kits Now Available

NAHB’s 2020 National Electrical Code Adoption Kit identifies significant changes that would most impact the home building industry.

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NAHB Offering Educational Webinars throughout June

Filed in Education by on June 2, 2020 3 Comments
NAHB Offering Educational Webinars throughout June

NAHB Education is offering a variety of dynamic webinars for industry professionals during the month of June. These webinars are specifically designed to help participants expand their knowledge on emerging trends, research and develop valuable skills, all while learning in a safe environment.

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Free NAHB Webinar on Managing Mental Health in a Pandemic

Free NAHB Webinar on Managing Mental Health in a Pandemic

In a free webinar from NAHB, experts discuss the everyday challenges presented by the pandemic and share steps and concrete strategies we can take to cope with stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic.

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Explore Research Data on Popular New Home Features

Filed in Design, Education, Housing Trends by on May 25, 2020 3 Comments
Explore Research Data on Popular New Home Features

NAHB’s webinar It’s 2020—and THIS is What Buyers Want, scheduled on May 27, will explore the design and structural features of today’s new homes and highlight how consumer preferences have changed home design over the last two decades.

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OSHA Reverses Course and Now Requires Employers to Track COVID-19 Cases

OSHA Reverses Course and Now Requires Employers to Track COVID-19 Cases

OSHA this week announced a significant reversal of previous policy on an employer’s obligation to record work-related cases of COVID-19 on OSHA injury and illness logs. The new requirements go into effect Tuesday, May 26.

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Listen to Industry Experts Discuss the Opioid Crisis in Construction

Listen to Industry Experts Discuss the Opioid Crisis in Construction

In the latest episode of the Builders Mutual podcast, Building Progress, Tina Hill, director of workers’ compensation claims at Builders Mutual, and NAHB VP David Jaffe talk about the challenges facing people struggling with or recovering from opioid addiction, and how the crisis in construction continues.

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NAHB Hosting Two Free Webinars on the Future of Housing After COVID-19

Filed in Design, Disaster Response, Education, Multifamily by on May 13, 2020 5 Comments
NAHB Hosting Two Free Webinars on the Future of Housing After COVID-19

Two upcoming webinars – both free to NAHB members – will explore different aspects of home building and the housing industry as the world adjusts to a new reality in the wake of COVID-19.

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