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Two Potentially Life-Changing Resources Now Available to NAHB Members

Filed in Membership, Safety by on April 8, 2021 0 Comments
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

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on February 24, 2021 1 Comment
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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NAHB Awarded Grant to Promote Worker Mental Health and Wellbeing

Filed in Safety by on February 18, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Awarded Grant to Promote Worker Mental Health and Wellbeing

The ASAE Research Foundation announced that NAHB has been selected as one of three 2021 Innovation Grants Program recipients for its project How Associations Can Promote Worker Wellbeing and Behavioral Health to Their Members.

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Jobsites Pause for COVID-19 Safety; Focus Continues at IBSx

Filed in IBS, Safety by on January 29, 2021 0 Comments
Jobsites Pause for COVID-19 Safety; Focus Continues at IBSx

Home building jobsites all over the country stopped work the week of Jan. 11 to educate workers and subcontractors on proper coronavirus safety measures as hundreds of NAHB member companies and HBAs participated in the second national COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Stand Down. 

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Know the Dangers and Signs of Fatigue on the Jobsite

Filed in Safety by on January 26, 2021 0 Comments
Know the Dangers and Signs of Fatigue on the Jobsite

The physical demands and deadline-focused nature of construction work often leads to overwork and fatigue. Add in additional stress over the pandemic and its fallout, and many in home building are finding themselves sleeping less and prone to fatigue.

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