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OSHA Clarifies Workplace Safety Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug Testing

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OSHA Clarifies Workplace Safety Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug Testing

On Oct. 11, OSHA issued a memorandum clarifying how the prohibition against employee retaliation for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses applies to certain safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing policies.

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It’s Fire Prevention Week: What’s Your Jobsite Fire Safety Plan?

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on October 8, 2018 1 Comment
It’s Fire Prevention Week: What’s Your Jobsite Fire Safety Plan?

This week is Fire Prevention Week, an annual public outreach and awareness campaign from the National Fire Protection Association. While mostly geared to fire prevention in the home, builders can use the week to review their jobsite fire safety practices.

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SAFE Awards Now Accepting Applications

SAFE Awards Now Accepting Applications

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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Avoid Nail Gun Injuries with NAHB Safety Resources

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Avoid Nail Gun Injuries with NAHB Safety Resources

Nail guns are a leading cause of injury for carpenters and responsible for an estimated 25,000 work-related emergency room visits each year.

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Protect Your Workers and Jobsites from Natural Disasters

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on September 6, 2018 0 Comments
Protect Your Workers and Jobsites from Natural Disasters

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual outreach campaign begun in 2004 by FEMA. Now is the time to think about jobsite protections from natural disasters.

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NAHB Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

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NAHB Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

NAHB is an official supporting partner of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week 2018, a nationwide awareness campaign on the value of health and safety programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

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Take Advantage of Valuable NAHB Safety Resources in English and Spanish

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on July 26, 2018 0 Comments
Take Advantage of Valuable NAHB Safety Resources in English and Spanish

NAHB is committed to helping home builders keep workers safe on the job site, eliminate preventable accidents, injuries, and deaths, and comply with OSHA requirements and get clean inspections.

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‘Safety Zone’ Planned for the Builders’ Show

‘Safety Zone’ Planned for the Builders’ Show

NAHB is extending its Safety 365 campaign past the end of this year and into 2019 with the launch of the Safety Zone, a unique exhibit and demonstration space at the International Builders’ Show Feb. 19-21 in Las Vegas.

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Resources for Home Builders to Beat the Heat

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Resources for Home Builders to Beat the Heat

Exposure to high temperatures or heat can cause serious illness and even death. Ensuring that your body is regularly hydrated and protected from the sun during hot months is essential to maintaining balance for performing well at work. This NAHB video can help explain how.

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Stay Safe in the Trenches

Stay Safe in the Trenches

NAHB has long been in the business of providing resources to keep our members, their employees and subs safe on the jobsite, and the Trenching and Excavating Toolkit is just one example.

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