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Trench Collapse Fatalities Doubled in 2016

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Trench Collapse Fatalities Doubled in 2016

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited and fined an Ohio company more than $270,000 after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June. He is one of 23 workers killed, and 12 injured in trench collapses this year.

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Are You Creating Health Problems in Your Homes?

Filed in Education, Home Building, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 10, 2015 3 Comments
Are You Creating Health Problems in Your Homes?

Carl Seville, a green builder and principle with SK Collaborative, LLC, in Decatur, Ga., had one main point to get across during his education session at the 2015 International Builders’ Show: “Don’t kill your clients.”

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Reminder: New OSHA Reporting Requirements Start Today

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 1, 2015 0 Comments

Learn more about what you need to do to comply with the new regulation.

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Dealing with Mold Claims

Dealing with Mold Claims

Review NAHB’s mold resources and learn how builders, property owners and property managers can minimize mold claims and defend against litigation; learn about mold clean-up, health issues related to mold and much more. A Builder’s Guide to Handling Mold Claims and Litigation Multifamily Owner’s and Manager’s Guide to Handling Mold Claims and Litigation Remodelers Mold […]

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HUD Offers Guide to Making Multifamily Communities Smoke-Free

Filed in Multifamily by on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
HUD Offers Guide to Making Multifamily Communities Smoke-Free

HUD has a new publication that offers guidance on introducing a smoke-free policy to market-rate and subsidized multifamily communities — a policy that can lead to better health for residents and lower property owners’ insurance rates.

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Advisory Committee on Construction Safety & Health to Meet Today

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 3, 2014 0 Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health today and tomorrow in Washington, D.C.

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud: What to Look For

Filed in Business Management, Labor, Safety and Health by on December 1, 2014 3 Comments
Workers’ Compensation Fraud: What to Look For

Workers’ compensation insurance fraud can be committed by employees, employers, insurers, agents, doctors, lawyers or anyone else involved in the workers’ compensation process. But workers’ comp fraud primarily penalizes employers and their employees.

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