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Free NAHB Webinar: How to Handle an OSHA Inspection

Filed in Education, Safety 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, Safety 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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OSHA Grant Allows NAHB to Offer Fall Protection Safety Courses to HBAs Free of Charge

Filed in Education, Safety by on October 8, 2019 0 Comments
OSHA Grant Allows NAHB to Offer Fall Protection Safety Courses to HBAs Free of Charge

NAHB has received a $150,000 grant from OSHA that will allow it to continue offering the Fall Prevention in Residential Construction course at no cost to NAHB members across the country.

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Focus on Keeping Your Jobsite Fire Free with Resources from NAHB

Filed in Safety by on October 3, 2019 1 Comment
Focus on Keeping Your Jobsite Fire Free with Resources from NAHB

Fire Prevention Week, an annual public outreach and awareness campaign from the National Fire Protection Association, will be observed Oct. 6-12. It’s a perfect time for home builders to assess their jobsite fire plans with the hazardous winter season approaching.

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Don’t Cut Corners on Saw Safety

Filed in Safety by on September 18, 2019 1 Comment
Don’t Cut Corners on Saw Safety

When used properly and maintained in good working order, saws are quick and efficient tools to complete the job. But serious injuries can result if the proper safety precautions are not followed.

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Do You Have a Disaster Plan? Now is the Time to Prepare One

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 4, 2019 0 Comments
Do You Have a Disaster Plan? Now is the Time to Prepare One

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual awareness campaign by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). NAHB strongly urges home builders to use this time to review jobsite and business disaster preparedness.

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Apply Today for the SAFE Awards

Filed in Awards, Safety by on September 3, 2019 0 Comments
Apply Today for the SAFE Awards

Apply or nominate someone today for the SAFE Awards, the home building industry’s only award recognizing professionals who have made successful efforts to advance safety in the industry.

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Scaffold Safety: What to Do and What Not to Do

Filed in Safety by on August 19, 2019 6 Comments
Scaffold Safety: What to Do and What Not to Do

Scaffolds, or temporary work platforms, can provide a safe and efficient way to execute tasks on a home building site. But the use of scaffolds is also one of the leading causes of injuries in construction.

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Plan Ahead and Use Proper Technique When Lifting Heavy Materials

Filed in Safety by on July 19, 2019 0 Comments
Plan Ahead and Use Proper Technique When Lifting Heavy Materials

Construction work often requires moving materials around the jobsite that involves pushing, pulling, and lifting. NAHB has a set of resources for members to encourage safe practices while lifting and moving heavy loads on the jobsite.

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