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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

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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

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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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Give Your Superintendents the Skills to be Better Safety Leaders

Give Your Superintendents the Skills to be Better Safety Leaders

Superintendents and lead workers who have the skills to be effective jobsite safety leaders are the linchpins to creating a strong safety climate: a key indicator of injury outcomes. Now CPWR, The Center for Construction Research and Training, has developed The Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL), a 2 ½-hour course designed to teach these workers five critical safety leadership skills and how to put them into practice.

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Stay Safe Near Power Lines

Stay Safe Near Power Lines

May is National Electrical Safety Month, which means it’s time for builders to turn their attention straight up to the power lines that may be near your jobsite. In 2016, 53% of all fatal electrical injuries occurred in the construction industry, according to the, although the figures are not broken down between residential and commercial construction.

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This Week, Builders Stood Down for Safety

This Week, Builders Stood Down for Safety

“Preventing injury to any of the accounts we insure is as important as protecting our own employees,” said Bill Schaffner, director of risk management at Builders Mutual Insurance Co. “We want to see every worker go home to their families at the end of the day.”

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