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Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Begins Today

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Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the annual National Safety Stand-Down for fall prevention in construction. NAHB is once again partnering with OSHA to encourage home builders to participate in the week of fall safety awareness.

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Talk to Your Workers about Safe Driving and the Dangers of Distraction

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on April 29, 2019 0 Comments
Talk to Your Workers about Safe Driving and the Dangers of Distraction

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a united effort to recognize the dangers of and eliminate preventable deaths from distracted driving spearheaded by the National Safety Council. Home builders can be susceptible to distracted driving as company owners, builders, workers and subcontractors travel between sites, often while communicating with others.

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Inaugural Safety Zone at IBS a Huge Success for Attendees and Exhibitors

Inaugural Safety Zone at IBS a Huge Success for Attendees and Exhibitors

The first ever Jobsite Safety Zone at the International Builders’ Show held last month in Las Vegas was a tremendous success for exhibitors, attendees and NAHB alike. Plans are in the works to bring back, and even expand, the Safety Zone in 2020.

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Understand the Dangers and Proper Use of Chemicals

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on March 12, 2019 0 Comments
Understand the Dangers and Proper Use of Chemicals

Chemicals such as glues, solvents, paints and pressurized gases are commonly used in the home building process. But they can be hazardous to individuals when not used properly. NAHB’s most recent video toolbox talk provides some guidance.

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Become a Safety Leader During National Ladder Safety Month

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on March 6, 2019 0 Comments
Become a Safety Leader During National Ladder Safety Month

Now through March 31, the third annual National Ladder Safety Month will promote ladder safety training and educate homeowners and working professionals on the dangers of unsafe ladder use.

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Prioritizing Safety to Promote Culture, Retain Talent, and Save Money

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Prioritizing Safety to Promote Culture, Retain Talent, and Save Money

Every Monday morning, Wenger Construction crews huddle up at jobsites for their weekly “toolbox talk” where site leaders review safety protocols, talk through real scenarios involving co-workers and discuss ideas for improvement

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OSHA Urges Employers to Prevent Worker Exposure to Carbon Monoxide in Confined Spaces

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on February 18, 2019 0 Comments
OSHA Urges Employers to Prevent Worker Exposure to Carbon Monoxide in Confined Spaces

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued a trade release urging employers to take necessary precautions to protect workers from the serious and potentially fatal effects of carbon monoxide exposure.

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OSHA Issues Final Rule on Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 28, 2019 4 Comments
OSHA Issues Final Rule on Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) late last week issued a final rule eliminating a requirement that establishments with 250 or more employees electronically submit information from certain OSHA forms.

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OSHA Publishes Maximum Fines for 2019 and Top Violations of 2018

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 24, 2019 13 Comments
OSHA Publishes Maximum Fines for 2019 and Top Violations of 2018

OSHA published to the Federal Register Wednesday its maximum fines for jobsite violations for 2019, which go into effect for citations beginning today.

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Inaugural Jobsite Safety Zone at IBS Offers Live Demos, Key Resources

Inaugural Jobsite Safety Zone at IBS Offers Live Demos, Key Resources

The inaugural IBS Jobsite Safety Zone will feature safety product exhibitors and a learning space for product demonstrations, presentations, one-on-one Q&A sessions and much more.

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