Tag: OSHA

Be Safe on That Scaffold

Be Safe on That Scaffold

Scaffolds can provide a safe and more efficient way to work in construction, but their use is also one of the leasing causes of injuries on construction sites. It is important to recognize scaffolding hazards and make sure every scaffold is set up and used properly.

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Be Part of the Safety Stand-Down May 7-11

Be Part of the Safety Stand-Down May 7-11

NAHB and Builders Mutual Insurance Company are again inviting building and remodeling companies to take part in the fifth annual National Safety Stand-Down May 7-11 to emphasize the importance of jobsite safety, particularly when it comes to preventing falls.

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Distracted Driving: The ‘Multitasking’ Myth

Distracted Driving: The ‘Multitasking’ Myth

The National Safety Council observes Distracted Driving Awareness Month every April because as mobile phones become increasingly indispensable to the job as well as people’s home lives, and as the dashboard in your car becomes increasingly interactive, it’s harder and harder to pay attention to the road when you drive. But pay attention we must: Multitasking doesn’t work in the driver’s seat.

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Get Free Safety Training for Your HBA

Get Free Safety Training for Your HBA

NAHB and the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) will kick off their first fall prevention training of the year in Raleigh, N.C. at the HBA of Raleigh-Wake County on April 3.

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SoCal Builders Work to Change the Safety ‘Mindset’

SoCal Builders Work to Change the Safety ‘Mindset’

The Southern California Builders Safety Alliance is making jobsites safer, one builder and one trade at a time.

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Home Builders Seek Better Cooperation with OSHA to Improve Worker Safety

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 27, 2018 3 Comments
Home Builders Seek Better Cooperation with OSHA to Improve Worker Safety

NAHB today called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to expand its small business compliance assistance to help home builders and other small business owners to improve the safety of their operations.

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Fall Prevention Class Now Offered Through NAHB

Fall Prevention Class Now Offered Through NAHB

As part of a renewed emphasis on keeping employees and subs safer on the jobsite, NAHB is launching a new series of free classes that may be coming to an HBA near you.

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Trump’s Fiscal 2019 Budget Seeks 14% Cut to HUD

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 12, 2018 2 Comments
Trump’s Fiscal 2019 Budget Seeks 14% Cut to HUD

President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget, which runs from Oct. 1, 2018 through Sept. 30 2019, would cut the HUD budget 18.3%, or $8.8 billion, to $39.2 billion.

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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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