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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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New Videos Help Ensure Safety on the Job

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 13, 2017 0 Comments
New Videos Help Ensure Safety on the Job

NAHB’s newest Video Toolbox Talks cover nail gun safety, personal protective equipment and the feature for this month: housekeeping and fire safety.

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Staying Safe on the Worksite After Weather Damage, Flooding

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 6, 2017 3 Comments
Staying Safe on the Worksite After Weather Damage, Flooding

NAHB has a list of resources to help keep volunteers and workers safe when hurricanes and floods strike, as well as during cleanup, recovery and reconstruction operations.

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OSHA Provides Clarification on Confined Spaces Rule

OSHA Provides Clarification on Confined Spaces Rule

OSHA recently consulted with NAHB to develop a fact sheet to aid residential builders in meeting the standard issued in 2015 to protect workers from hazards related to confined spaces in construction work.

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OSHA Proposes to Delay Deadline for Electronic Injury Reporting

OSHA Proposes to Delay Deadline for Electronic Injury Reporting

OSHA is proposing to delay to Dec. 1 the date by which certain employers are required to electronically submit workplace injury information from 2016.

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Take Time This Week to Discuss Trench Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 19, 2017 0 Comments
Take Time This Week to Discuss Trench Safety

To raise awareness of trench safety during National Safety Month, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) has organized a Trench Safety Stand Down the week of June 19-24.

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