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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

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on February 26, 2020 0 Comments
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

Filed in IBS, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 17, 2020 0 Comments
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

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on December 19, 2019 0 Comments
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

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 12, 2019 0 Comments
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

Filed in IBS, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 29, 2019 0 Comments
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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Preventing Fatigue on the Jobsite Key to Worker Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 22, 2019 0 Comments
Preventing Fatigue on the Jobsite Key to Worker Safety

According to a survey of employers and workers by the National Safety Council last year, 69% of workers are tired at work, increasing the risk of injuries and accidents on the job. As the days get shorter and colder, home builders should consider proactive steps to combat fatigue on the jobsite.

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Free NAHB Webinar: How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 15, 2019 3 Comments
Free NAHB Webinar: How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

Join NAHB Thursday, Nov. 21 for a webinar that will detail new twists in OSHA jobsite inspections, presented free of charge courtesy of Builders Mutual.

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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

Guardrails play a critical role in protecting workers and visitors on a jobsite, but they work only when installed properly.

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SAFE Awards Entry Deadline Extended to Nov. 15

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 31, 2019 0 Comments
SAFE Awards Entry Deadline Extended to Nov. 15

The application deadline for the 2019 NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) Awards program has been extended to Friday, Nov. 15.

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