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What the Biden Vaccine Mandate Means for Home Builders

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 14, 2021 11 Comments
What the Biden Vaccine Mandate Means for Home Builders

The new vaccine mandate from the Biden administration will be enforced through a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) from OSHA in the coming weeks.

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Use New NAHB Jobsite Video Resources During National Preparedness Month

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 8, 2021 0 Comments
Use New NAHB Jobsite Video Resources During National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, focusing on preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. NAHB has two new videos to help.

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Is Your Safety Plan the Best in the Business? Find Out in the SAFE Awards

Filed in Awards, Safety by on August 31, 2021 0 Comments
Is Your Safety Plan the Best in the Business? Find Out in the SAFE Awards

The NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Award for Excellence awards program is taking applications. Enter today to be recognized as a safety leader in the building industry.

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Join NAHB on Aug. 17 for a Free Town Hall on Safe Trenching

Filed in Education, Safety by on August 10, 2021 1 Comment
Join NAHB on Aug. 17 for a Free Town Hall on Safe Trenching

NAHB is hosting a free town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. that will cover safe trenching techniques and practices and answer questions from participants.

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Members Encouraged to Participate in Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 9-15

Filed in Safety by on August 5, 2021 0 Comments
Members Encouraged to Participate in Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 9-15

OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August to recognize the successes of workplace health and safety programs, and to offer information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

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Stay Cool with Resources from NAHB to Avoid Heat Stress

Filed in Safety by on July 28, 2021 0 Comments
Stay Cool with Resources from NAHB to Avoid Heat Stress

NAHB has created a Heat Stress Safety Toolkit to help home builders mitigate the risks and exposure to heat on the jobsite.

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Hurricane Season: Getting Ahead of the Storm

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety, Sponsored Content by on July 26, 2021 0 Comments
Hurricane Season: Getting Ahead of the Storm

Hurricane season officially began June 1, but it’s never too late to start job-site preparations. Use this guide to protect your workers and jobsites.

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New Resources Explore How to Change Company Culture on Mental Health

Filed in Membership, Safety by on July 20, 2021 1 Comment
New Resources Explore How to Change Company Culture on Mental Health

Two new resources published as a part of NAHB’s mental health and wellbeing initiative look at how organizations can change to tackle mental health issues.

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Prevent Avoidable Accidents: Trench Safety Stand Down June 14-18

Filed in Safety by on June 11, 2021 0 Comments
Prevent Avoidable Accidents: Trench Safety Stand Down June 14-18

The National Utility Contractors Association is organizing the annual Trench Safety Stand Down the week of June 14 to discuss trench and excavation hazards.

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NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on June 11, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard with requirements for employers to protect workers from COVID-19. The new standard does not apply to construction.

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