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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 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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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Protect Everyone

Filed in Safety, Sponsored Content by on October 15, 2021 0 Comments
Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Protect Everyone

The second annual Guardrail Safety Week is Oct. 18-22, 2021. Take time to assess your jobsite for fall hazards and guardrails and Put Your Guard Up.

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Use Fire Prevention Week to Review Your Housekeeping and Storage Practices

Filed in Safety by on October 5, 2021 0 Comments
Use Fire Prevention Week to Review Your Housekeeping and Storage Practices

This week is National Fire Prevention Week. Although mostly geared toward home owners, home builders can use the week to review their jobsite fire safety practices.

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What the Biden Vaccine Mandate Means for Home Builders

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 14, 2021 13 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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