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Workers on Home Building Sites Should Strictly Adhere to Coronavirus Precautions

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Workers on Home Building Sites Should Strictly Adhere to Coronavirus Precautions

The health and safety of home builders and contractors is our top priority. NAHB helped develop a Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan specifically tailored to construction job sites, and workers need to use it.

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Coronavirus Could Affect OSHA Compliance on Home Building Sites

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Coronavirus Could Affect OSHA Compliance on Home Building Sites

NAHB has identified at least two areas of concern for home builders in the short term during the coronavirus fallout, both related to compliance with OSHA standards: The availability of N95 respirators for those working with respirable silica dust and OSHA reporting standards on injuries and illnesses in the workplace.

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Free Webinar on Fall Safety in Roofing April 16

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Free Webinar on Fall Safety in Roofing April 16

Registration is open for a free webinar, Fall Prevention & Protection in the Roofing Industry, conducted by the Center for Construction Research and Training on April 16.

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Safety Training May Soon be Conducted by Virtual Reality

Safety Training May Soon be Conducted by Virtual Reality

At IBS 2020, visitors to the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone were treated to the potential future of safety training: Virtual reality. And with recent studies on the topic, it might be coming sooner than you think.

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Let Good Practices Climb to the Top of Your Priorities During Ladder Safety Month

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Let Good Practices Climb to the Top of Your Priorities During Ladder Safety Month

Today marks the beginning of the fourth annual National Ladder Safety Month, a month-long campaign to promote ladder safety training. This is a topic of utmost importance to everyone in the home building industry as ladder accidents comprise a huge percentage of jobsite injuries and OSHA citations.

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Health Officials Sound Alarm on Suicides in Construction

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Health Officials Sound Alarm on Suicides in Construction

Public health experts are becoming increasingly concerned at the high level of suicides among workers in the construction industry, a representative of the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recently told home builders.

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Valuable Safety Demonstrations and Learning Sessions in the IBS Safety Zone

Valuable Safety Demonstrations and Learning Sessions in the IBS Safety Zone

With less than a week to go before the opening of the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, attendees are busy setting their schedules. Be sure to include the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone (N663) in your plans and catch a session that could save your life.

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2019 SAFE Award Winners Announced; See Them at IBS 2020

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2019 SAFE Award Winners Announced; See Them at IBS 2020

NAHB has named the recipients of the 14th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) for their commitment to strong safety programs.

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Protect Yourself on the Jobsite in Winter Weather

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Protect Yourself on the Jobsite in Winter Weather

With winter set in around much of the country, home builders need to be more conscious of working conditions in cold weather.

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Expanded Safety Zone Returning to IBS 2020

Expanded Safety Zone Returning to IBS 2020

After a very successful debut in Las Vegas at IBS 2019, the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone is not only returning to the International Builders’ Show, it’s nearly doubling in size to accommodate the interest from exhibitors and attendees.

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