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Join the Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on April 8, 2019 0 Comments
Join the Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

NAHB is once again partnering with OSHA to encourage home builders to participate in its National Safety Stand-Down for fall prevention in construction, May 6-10, 2019. 

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NAHB Mentorship Program Creates Valuable Connection

Filed in Leadership by on April 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Mentorship Program Creates Valuable Connection

Facebook has a relatively new feature for group pages to promote mentorship opportunities. The NAHB Young Professionals Facebook group has launched the feature to success.

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New Report from NAHB and ICC Focuses on Code Compliance Issues

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on April 3, 2019 0 Comments
New Report from NAHB and ICC Focuses on Code Compliance Issues

The International Code Council and NAHB recently released a new report designed to help builders improve the safety and satisfaction of their customers. 

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How to Make Social Media Work for Your Business

Filed in Membership, Sales & Marketing by on March 29, 2019 0 Comments
How to Make Social Media Work for Your Business

Personal acquaintances and client referrals are typically the most reliable sources of leads for builders and remodelers. The premise of social media doesn’t change this. But when used effectively, it can give the lead-generating process a boost.

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SBA to Hold Three Roundtables on New Overtime Rule Proposal

SBA to Hold Three Roundtables on New Overtime Rule Proposal

The U.S. Small Business Administration will be hosting three roundtables in April to discuss the Department of Labor’s new proposed Overtime Regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. NAHB members and other small businesses are encouraged to participate to express their views on the proposal.

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Inaugural Safety Zone at IBS a Huge Success for Attendees and Exhibitors

Inaugural Safety Zone at IBS a Huge Success for Attendees and Exhibitors

The first ever Jobsite Safety Zone at the International Builders’ Show held last month in Las Vegas was a tremendous success for exhibitors, attendees and NAHB alike. Plans are in the works to bring back, and even expand, the Safety Zone in 2020.

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Understand the Dangers and Proper Use of Chemicals

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on March 12, 2019 0 Comments
Understand the Dangers and Proper Use of Chemicals

Chemicals such as glues, solvents, paints and pressurized gases are commonly used in the home building process. But they can be hazardous to individuals when not used properly. NAHB’s most recent video toolbox talk provides some guidance.

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Exciting New Home Products Showcased in Global Innovation Awards

Filed in Awards, Global Housing, Technology by on March 11, 2019 1 Comment
Exciting New Home Products Showcased in Global Innovation Awards

Virtual reality model home tours, anti-slip tile decking, 3-D interior design software and a high-efficiency one room heating and cooling system all were winners in the 2018 Global Innovation Awards.

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Become a Safety Leader During National Ladder Safety Month

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on March 6, 2019 0 Comments
Become a Safety Leader During National Ladder Safety Month

Now through March 31, the third annual National Ladder Safety Month will promote ladder safety training and educate homeowners and working professionals on the dangers of unsafe ladder use.

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Future Home Building Leaders Honored at IBS

Filed in Awards by on March 5, 2019 0 Comments
Future Home Building Leaders Honored at IBS

NAHB recently honored five emerging leaders as 2018 Young Professionals of the Year. The awards — presented at the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas — acknowledge the winners’ hard work and successes, performance and dedication, and outstanding potential as they begin to serve as leaders in the home building industry.

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