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New NAHB Resources on Opioids Include Podcast Episodes

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 30, 2019 0 Comments
New NAHB Resources on Opioids Include Podcast Episodes

NAHB has rolled out more resources for home builders, subcontractors, and others in the industry to combat the national opioid epidemic. Part of NAHB’s Making it Your Business campaign, the resources include two new episodes of the podcast series, “A Constructive Response to the Opioid Epidemic.”

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OSHA Requests Additional Comment on Silica Rule to Ease Burden of Compliance

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 22, 2019 0 Comments
OSHA Requests Additional Comment on Silica Rule to Ease Burden of Compliance

OSHA is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. OSHA seeks information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks currently listed on Table 1.

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Discover the Top 5 Accessibility Myths in the Multifamily Industry

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on August 16, 2019 2 Comments
Discover the Top 5 Accessibility Myths in the Multifamily Industry

With the introduction of the DOJ’s Accessibility Initiative, and NCSHA’s 46 New Best Practices (nearly 10% of which deal directly with accessibility), it’s more important than ever for multifamily developers to understand accessibility regulations.

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Learn How to Develop Aging-in-Place Assessment Procedures in NAHB Webinar

Filed in 55+ Housing, Education by on August 13, 2019 0 Comments
Learn How to Develop Aging-in-Place Assessment Procedures in NAHB Webinar

During NAHB’s webinar Creating a Client Assessment Procedure for Aging in Place, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 15, 2-3 p.m. ET, two case studies will be presented focused on older adults with progressive health conditions.

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Support a Safe Job Site with OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 12, 2019 0 Comments
Support a Safe Job Site with OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

NAHB is an official supporting partner of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week 2019, a nationwide awareness campaign on the value of health and safety programs at work that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

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Learn How to Build Successful Pricing Structures in NAHB Webinar

Filed in Business Management, Education by on August 2, 2019 0 Comments
Learn How to Build Successful Pricing Structures in NAHB Webinar

The NAHB webinar “Pricing for a Profit — Making Your Margins Match Your Risk,” scheduled for Aug. 8, 2-3 p.m. ET, will review all of the factors that can and should influence a successful pricing structure and your ability to make a fair return for the work and risk involved.

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Taking Charge: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Land Use

Filed in Land Development by on July 29, 2019 4 Comments
Taking Charge: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Land Use

As electric vehicles increase in prominence so will publicly available charging stations, undoubtedly having an impact on land use.  

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Learn How to Use Purchase Orders to Drive Profit in NAHB Webinar

Filed in Business Management, Education by on July 26, 2019 0 Comments
Learn How to Use Purchase Orders to Drive Profit in NAHB Webinar

The NAHB webinar, Purchase Orders for Profit scheduled for Aug. 1, 2-3 p.m. EDT, will show participants how to successfully implement and optimize a Purchase Order System to create efficiency, accountability and ultimately, increase profits.

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Plan Ahead and Use Proper Technique When Lifting Heavy Materials

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on July 19, 2019 0 Comments
Plan Ahead and Use Proper Technique When Lifting Heavy Materials

Construction work often requires moving materials around the jobsite that involves pushing, pulling, and lifting. NAHB has a set of resources for members to encourage safe practices while lifting and moving heavy loads on the jobsite.

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NAHB Master Instructor Webinar Series Kicks Off Next Week

Filed in Business Management, Education by on July 18, 2019 4 Comments
NAHB Master Instructor Webinar Series Kicks Off Next Week

The Master Instructor Webinar Series runs for four consecutive weeks with each session led by one of four dynamic instructors with decades of combined experience in the housing industry. Webinar topics include time-management skills, purchase orders, pricing and profit margins, and client assessment for aging in place.

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