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Announcing NAHB’s SAFE Award Winners

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments
Announcing NAHB’s SAFE Award Winners

This year’s SAFE program honors the following individuals and companies that have worked to achieve exemplary safety and health programs in the residential construction industry.

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OSHA Delays Deadline for Crane Operator Certification After NAHB Urging

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on November 27, 2017 0 Comments
OSHA Delays Deadline for Crane Operator Certification After NAHB Urging

Under the urging of NAHB, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is delaying its deadline for employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by one year until Nov. 10, 2018.

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Last Chance to Show Your Commitment to Employee Safety

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 8, 2017 0 Comments
Last Chance to Show Your Commitment to Employee Safety

This is your last chance to display your company’s commitment to safety on the worksite. Applications for the SAFE Awards will close this Friday, Nov. 10.

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Marijuana Legalization Leads Some to Modify Employee Drug Policies

Filed in Business Management, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 8, 2017 1 Comment
Marijuana Legalization Leads Some to Modify Employee Drug Policies

With the proliferation of legalized marijuana, a growing number of home builders are having to add yet another item to their work responsibilities: modifying workplace drug policies. To help members better navigate this issue, NAHB has created “A Builder’s Guide: Marijuana in the Workplace.”

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Featured Video Toolbox Talk: Nail Gun Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 3, 2017 0 Comments
Featured Video Toolbox Talk: Nail Gun Safety

Pneumatic nailers, more commonly referred to as nail guns, have certainly made work more efficient, but their speed and power has led to serious injuries on the job. NAHB’s new videos can help avoid them.

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Take Pride in Your Safety Program: SAFE Award Submissions Due Oct. 30

Take Pride in Your Safety Program: SAFE Award Submissions Due Oct. 30

These two past winners demonstrated to the industry that they are committed to safety and understand its importance for business success.

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OSHA Issues Interim Guidance for Inspectors as Silica Rule Goes Into Full Effect

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 23, 2017 1 Comment

Full implementation of the new silica rule began today, Oct 23, and OSHA has now issued additional “interim” enforcement guidance for regional OSHA administrators while a final compliance directive is under review and not yet released.

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Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

A seasoned safety compliance expert explains what home builders need to know regarding the new silica rule and how to avoid fines.

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NAHB Partners to Improve Fire Safety for National Fire Prevention Week

NAHB Partners to Improve Fire Safety for National Fire Prevention Week

The Construction Fire Safety Coalition is dedicated to reducing the occurrence of fires in buildings under construction, alteration or demolition.

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Are You a Safety Champion?

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Are You a Safety Champion?

Applications are now open for the SAFE awards, honoring jobsite safety programs that go the extra step to protect employees.

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