Tag: OSHA

NAHB Launches ‘Safety 365’ Campaign

Filed in Home Building, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 19, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Launches ‘Safety 365’ Campaign

A new member and public awareness campaign for 2018 is designed to ensure that building industry professionals have the information and resources to help keep residential construction workers safe and help minimize accidents, injuries and deaths.

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OSHA Extends Deadline for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 27, 2017 2 Comments
OSHA Extends Deadline for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports

The rule requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information they are already required to keep under existing OSHA regulations.

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OSHA Delays Deadline for Crane Operator Certification After NAHB Urging

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on November 27, 2017 0 Comments
OSHA Delays Deadline for Crane Operator Certification After NAHB Urging

Under the urging of NAHB, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is delaying its deadline for employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by one year until Nov. 10, 2018.

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Trump Taps Scott Mugno to Lead OSHA

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on October 30, 2017 0 Comments

President Trump has appointed Scott A. Mugno of Pennsylvania to head up the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as assistant secretary of labor, occupational safety and health.

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OSHA Issues Interim Guidance for Inspectors as Silica Rule Goes Into Full Effect

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 23, 2017 1 Comment

Full implementation of the new silica rule began today, Oct 23, and OSHA has now issued additional “interim” enforcement guidance for regional OSHA administrators while a final compliance directive is under review and not yet released.

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OSHA Announces 30-day ‘Good Faith’ Enforcement of New Silica Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments

Resources and background information for complying with the new rule can be found on NAHB’s website.

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Be Prepared! OSHA Silica Rule Takes Effect Saturday, Sept. 23

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 19, 2017 17 Comments
Be Prepared! OSHA Silica Rule Takes Effect Saturday, Sept. 23

NAHB’s Silica in Construction Toolkit provides resources for helping home builders and remodelers to get in compliance with the rule.

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OSHA Worksite Inspections Temporarily Halted in Irma, Harvey-affected Areas

OSHA Worksite Inspections Temporarily Halted in Irma, Harvey-affected Areas

The suspensions will not apply to OSHA inspections prompted by accidents or deaths.

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Staying Safe on the Worksite After Weather Damage, Flooding

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 6, 2017 3 Comments
Staying Safe on the Worksite After Weather Damage, Flooding

NAHB has a list of resources to help keep volunteers and workers safe when hurricanes and floods strike, as well as during cleanup, recovery and reconstruction operations.

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New Silica Rules Go Into Effect Sept. 23

New Silica Rules Go Into Effect Sept. 23

NAHB is advising its members to be prepared as enforcement for the silica rule in construction is currently scheduled to begin on Sept. 23.

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