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NAHB Podcast: Builders Should Drive Codes Development

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Economics by on November 22, 2019 1 Comment
NAHB Podcast: Builders Should Drive Codes Development

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss the building codes development process with guest Anne Anderson of Green Mountain Engineering, an NAHB member and a voting member of the International Codes Council.

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Preventing Fatigue on the Jobsite Key to Worker Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 22, 2019 0 Comments
Preventing Fatigue on the Jobsite Key to Worker Safety

According to a survey of employers and workers by the National Safety Council last year, 69% of workers are tired at work, increasing the risk of injuries and accidents on the job. As the days get shorter and colder, home builders should consider proactive steps to combat fatigue on the jobsite.

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Free NAHB Webinar: How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 15, 2019 3 Comments
Free NAHB Webinar: How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

Join NAHB Thursday, Nov. 21 for a webinar that will detail new twists in OSHA jobsite inspections, presented free of charge courtesy of Builders Mutual.

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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

Filed in Sponsored Content by on November 13, 2019 1 Comment
Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

Guardrails play a critical role in protecting workers and visitors on a jobsite, but they work only when installed properly.

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IBS 2020 Master Workshop: 10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle

IBS 2020 Master Workshop: 10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle

In the IBS Master Workshop, “10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle,” industry expert presenters will put on trial many “sacred cow” sales practices and examine 10+ new ideas to counter out-of-date practices.

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Gobble Up These NAHB Webinars in November

Filed in Education by on November 6, 2019 0 Comments
Gobble Up These NAHB Webinars in November

This November, join home building industry leaders from the comfort of your office or home as they discuss key topics for construction company owners, including universal design, business best practices and OSHA inspections.

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Last Chance to Help Influence Important Building Codes

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on November 1, 2019 0 Comments
Last Chance to Help Influence Important Building Codes

The International Codes Council will soon begin voting on important changes to the International Residential Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, and others. NAHB members can have a say in those votes.

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SAFE Awards Entry Deadline Extended to Nov. 15

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 31, 2019 0 Comments
SAFE Awards Entry Deadline Extended to Nov. 15

The application deadline for the 2019 NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) Awards program has been extended to Friday, Nov. 15.

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Can a Funky Green Thing Help Improve the Safety of House Framing?

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 25, 2019 0 Comments
Can a Funky Green Thing Help Improve the Safety of House Framing?

“A funky, green thing that looks like a shark” is how one 2019 International Builders’ Show (IBS) attendee described TrussLox, the bracing system that won the 2018 SAFE Award for Innovative Safety Program/Idea of the Year.

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Student Chapters: Be Sure to Apply for an IBS 2020 Travel Scholarship

Filed in International Builders' Show, Student Chapters by on October 24, 2019 0 Comments
Student Chapters: Be Sure to Apply for an IBS 2020 Travel Scholarship

The deadline for NAHB Student Chapters to apply for a travel scholarship to the 2020 International Builders’ Show is Oct. 31. Don’t miss the opportunity to help get some kids to IBS to experience all the home building industry has to offer.

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