Tag: fall protection

NAHB Launches Safety Saturdays

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NAHB Labor, Safety & Health this week launched Safety Saturdays — a new multimedia resource for home building professionals designed to make safety education more accessible, simple to use, and easier to digest.

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During National Safety Month, Training is Key

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During National Safety Month, Training is Key

June is National Safety Month, and an excellent time to refocus energy and effort on protecting workers on the job.

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Play it Safe During National Safety Stand Down Week

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Play it Safe During National Safety Stand Down Week

Today marks the start of National Safety Stand-Down Week (May 4-15) — a national campaign started by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to raise awareness about fall hazards and how to prevent them.

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Make Safety Benefit Your Bottom Line

Make Safety Benefit Your Bottom Line

Keeping workers safe on the job is a given, but doing so can also help you save money in the long run. Check out these safety and compliance-related education sessions taking place at the 2015 International Builders’ Show.

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OSHA Fines Builder $175K for Safety Compliance Issues

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OSHA Fines Builder $175K for Safety Compliance Issues

OSHA recently fined a southeastern custom home builder nearly $175K for repeated fall protection violations. The agency cited the builder for failing to provide fall protection to workers on a number of residential framing projects, among other safety violations.

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NAHB Addresses Fatal Falls at Construction Sites

NAHB Addresses Fatal Falls at Construction Sites

As the home building industry gets back to work, there is a worrisome trend accompanying the rise in housing starts: an 81.5% increase in fall fatalities in residential building construction, according to a recent study. It’s the first time that construction fatalities have increased since the recent economic downturn. The good news? NAHB has resources to help keep your jobsite safe.

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Builders: Stand Down for Jobsite Safety June 2-6

Builders: Stand Down for Jobsite Safety June 2-6

NAHB is working with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promote the National Safety Stand-Down June 2-6. Why the Stand-Down?

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