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Focus on Fall Prevention Education Next Week

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Focus on Fall Prevention Education Next Week

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction begins Monday, May 3. Use valuable resources from OSHA and NAHB to educate workers on fall risks and help avoid preventable injuries.

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CDC Hosting Free Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Tomorrow for NAHB Members

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CDC Hosting Free Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Tomorrow for NAHB Members

The CDC is hosting a free webinar for NAHB members on Wednesday, April 21 at 2 p.m. ET, to address the importance of the COVID-19 vaccines in the construction industry.

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NAHB to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction April 19-23

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NAHB to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction April 19-23

NAHB and construction industry partners are organizing the COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, April 19-23, to encourage construction professionals to do their part to help the country end the pandemic and return to normal.

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Two Potentially Life-Changing Resources Now Available to NAHB Members

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Two Potentially Life-Changing Resources Now Available to NAHB Members

As a part of its focus on member mental health and wellbeing, NAHB has launched two new tools that could help members identify and better understand issues they may be having with mental health, substance abuse, or addiction.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Focuses on Mental Health Campaign

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Video: NAHB Chairman Focuses on Mental Health Campaign

In the April Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke discusses an important campaign in the construction industry to bring awareness to mental health in home building.

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Podcast: A Renewed Momentum on Housing Legislation

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Podcast: A Renewed Momentum on Housing Legislation

On the latest episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss the steps that can now be taken by the Biden administration to promote the mission of residential construction with the entire cabinet officially confirmed.

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Join Us for a Free Webinar on Ladder Safety on March 31

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Join Us for a Free Webinar on Ladder Safety on March 31

Join NAHB for an important webinar on March 31, as Little Giant Ladder National Safety Director Dave Francis discusses and demonstrates proper usage and setup, safe climbing, common problems and solutions, and the significance of ladder safety.

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A Rung-by-Rung Guide to Ladder Safety

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A Rung-by-Rung Guide to Ladder Safety

Ladder safety — including proper ladder selection, inspection, use, and storage — should always be incorporated into new-hire training and reinforced to veteran team members. These important tips can help your workers prevent ladder accidents.

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Make Training a Priority During Ladder Safety Month

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Make Training a Priority During Ladder Safety Month

The fifth annual Ladder Safety Month, presented by the American Ladder Institute, begins on Monday, March 1. As spring building season kicks off, home builders should use this month to refresh their training on ladder safety.

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OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 Safety; New Safety Standard Likely Forthcoming

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OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 Safety; New Safety Standard Likely Forthcoming

Late last month, OSHA issued “stronger safety guidance” on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This could signal a forthcoming emergency temporary standard that OSHA inspectors would enforce.

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