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Last Chance to Learn How to Avoid Preventable Falls in Free NAHB Training Session

Filed in Education, Safety by on December 2, 2020 0 Comments
Last Chance to Learn How to Avoid Preventable Falls in Free NAHB Training Session

NAHB is offering two free virtual training sessions in December to help home builders inform their workers and trade partners on proper fall prevention techniques.

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Explore Job Site Sanitation Best Practices in New Video Toolbox Talk

Filed in Safety by on November 2, 2020 0 Comments
Explore Job Site Sanitation Best Practices in New Video Toolbox Talk

Sanitation and personal hygiene have been at the forefront of global public consciousness nearly all year. But proper job site sanitation is extremely important even without a pandemic and should be a focus of site supervisors moving forward.

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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Protect Everyone

Filed in Safety, Sponsored Content by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Protect Everyone

Guardrails can often help prevent fall injuries on the job-site. 

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Cool Weather Can Present a Fire Hazard on Home Building Sites

Filed in Safety by on October 5, 2020 1 Comment
Cool Weather Can Present a Fire Hazard on Home Building Sites

This week is Fire Prevention Week, an annual public outreach and awareness campaign organized by the National Fire Protection Association. With so many wildfires burning on the West Coast, home builders should be diligent about ensuring their job sites are free from fire hazards.

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New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

Filed in Safety by on September 11, 2020 1 Comment
New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction begins Monday, Sept. 14. NAHB has launched a new video toolbox talk focused on roofing safety to coincide with the awareness campaign.

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SAFE Awards Mean So Much More This Year

Filed in Awards, Safety by on September 4, 2020 0 Comments
SAFE Awards Mean So Much More This Year

After an extraordinary six months in the home building industry, job site safety has taken on a more expanded meaning.

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Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Filed in Safety by on August 12, 2020 0 Comments
Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Aug. 10-16 is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each year that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

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Protect Yourself and Workers from Heat Stress

Filed in Safety by on July 30, 2020 0 Comments
Protect Yourself and Workers from Heat Stress

Construction workers are particularly susceptible to heat exposure due to long hours outside or working in rooms without climate control.

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OSHA Issues Guidance on Returning to Offices After Shutdowns

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor by on June 24, 2020 0 Comments
OSHA Issues Guidance on Returning to Offices After Shutdowns

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) late last week issued guidance to assist employers reopening business offices and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic.

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Stop Preventable Deaths and Focus on Safe Digging During the Trench Safety Stand Down

Filed in Safety by on June 15, 2020 0 Comments
Stop Preventable Deaths and Focus on Safe Digging During the Trench Safety Stand Down

Today marks the start of the week-long 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down. The stand down gives employers, supervisors and foremen the opportunity to speak directly to workers about trench and excavation hazards.

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