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NFL Pro-Bowler Says Communication Key in Addressing Mental Health

Filed in Safety by on November 19, 2021 0 Comments
NFL Pro-Bowler Says Communication Key in Addressing Mental Health

Raising awareness about mental health issues by encouraging open and honest conversations is a first step in improving overall worker safety and health. Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson sat down for an interview to discuss the mental health challenges that led him to miss three games in October.

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NAHB Files Petition for Review on OSHA Vaccine and Testing Standard

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Legal by on November 15, 2021 4 Comments
NAHB Files Petition for Review on OSHA Vaccine and Testing Standard

The petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit asks the court to examine OSHA’s rule requiring companies with more than 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing.

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NAHB Publishes Guidance for Members on OSHA Vaccination and Testing Rule

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on November 12, 2021 3 Comments
NAHB Publishes Guidance for Members on OSHA Vaccination and Testing Rule

The new mandates are being fought in court, but some provisions go into effect Dec. 6, and OSHA inspectors could issue violations beginning then.

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OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccinations or Testing

Filed in Safety by on November 4, 2021 20 Comments
OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccinations or Testing

The Labor Department this morning published the details of an emergency temporary standard from OSHA that will require all business with 100+ employees to mandate vaccinations for their workers or weekly COVID-19 tests.

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Global Housing Leaders Discuss Housing Affordability in Special NAHB Webinar

Filed in Housing Affordability, IHA by on November 3, 2021 5 Comments
Global Housing Leaders Discuss Housing Affordability in Special NAHB Webinar

Housing leaders from across the world met to discuss housing affordability in a recent shop talk hosted by NAHB.

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NAHB Doles Out $126,000 in Grants for Local Legal Challenges

Filed in Legal, Membership by on November 1, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Doles Out $126,000 in Grants for Local Legal Challenges

Five HBAs and one member received financial assistance from the NAHB Legal Action Fund to support litigation in local cases that also have interest to the broader home building industry.

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Global Innovation Award Winner is Preparing Homes for Future Electric Use

Global Innovation Award Winner is Preparing Homes for Future Electric Use

One of the winners of a 2020 Global Innovation Award, the Square D Energy Center, is a smart electrical panel that seamlessly integrates a home’s electric inputs and outputs.

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NAHB Shares Concerns About Vaccine Mandates with Rulemaking Officials

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on October 27, 2021 10 Comments
NAHB Shares Concerns About Vaccine Mandates with Rulemaking Officials

NAHB staff last week shared their concerns with officials in two separate calls about an impending rule from OSHA that would force large companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Learn About Risk Management for Construction Businesses in NAHB Online Course

Filed in Business Management, Education by on October 25, 2021 0 Comments
Learn About Risk Management for Construction Businesses in NAHB Online Course

NAHB’s Risk Management for Builders and Remodelers live online course is designed to help home builders of various sizes understand and apply fundamental risk management concepts.

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3 Reasons Teens Don’t Consider Careers In The Skilled Trades – Even Though They Should

Filed in Workforce Development by on October 21, 2021 4 Comments
3 Reasons Teens Don’t Consider Careers In The Skilled Trades – Even Though They Should

In an uncertain economy where stability is often prized, many teens never consider skilled trade jobs when planning potential paths for the future.

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