Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

NAHB Safety Handbook Primes Builders on Newly Released OSHA Regulations

Filed in Safety by on June 16, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Safety Handbook Primes Builders on Newly Released OSHA Regulations

BuilderBooks, the publishing arm of NAHB, recently released the fourth edition of its Jobsite Safety Handbook to help home builders navigate and comply with the latest OSHA requirements and keep workers safe on the jobsite.

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Join the Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Filed in Safety by on April 8, 2019 0 Comments
Join the Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

NAHB is once again partnering with OSHA to encourage home builders to participate in its National Safety Stand-Down for fall prevention in construction, May 6-10, 2019. 

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OSHA Issues Interim Guidance for Inspectors as Silica Rule Goes Into Full Effect

Filed in Codes and Standards, Safety by on October 23, 2017 1 Comment

Full implementation of the new silica rule began today, Oct 23, and OSHA has now issued additional “interim” enforcement guidance for regional OSHA administrators while a final compliance directive is under review and not yet released.

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Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

Filed in Codes and Standards, Safety by on October 12, 2017 2 Comments
Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

A seasoned safety compliance expert explains what home builders need to know regarding the new silica rule and how to avoid fines.

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OSHA Proposes to Delay Deadline for Electronic Injury Reporting

Filed in Codes and Standards, Safety by on June 27, 2017 0 Comments
OSHA Proposes to Delay Deadline for Electronic Injury Reporting

OSHA is proposing to delay to Dec. 1 the date by which certain employers are required to electronically submit workplace injury information from 2016.

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Congress Moves to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Clarification Rule

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards, Safety by on February 21, 2017 4 Comments

NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.

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Form 300A Posted? OSHA’s Asking

Filed in Safety by on February 14, 2017 2 Comments
Form 300A Posted? OSHA’s Asking

Just a reminder: Employers were required by Feb. 1 to post OSHA Form 300A, which summarizes the job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in the previous year. The form must be posted until April 30 per Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordkeeping mandates, and displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted. […]

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Find It and Fix It … Before OSHA Does

Filed in Safety by on November 28, 2016 2 Comments
Find It and Fix It … Before OSHA Does

Jobsite inspections are a key component of any safety and health program. The responsibility of identifying and correcting hazards extends to every supervisor and worker at the company.

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Webinar Explains How to Comply with Final Crystalline Silica Rule

Filed in Codes and Standards, Education, Safety by on June 14, 2016 0 Comments

Home builders who are interested in learning more about their obligations under the new standard, as well as their compliance options, can take advantage of a new webinar that offers a comprehensive overview of the final rule and related compliance requirements.

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Summer Safety Campaign Heats Up

Filed in Education, Safety by on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Summer Safety Campaign Heats Up

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently kicked off its summer campaign to help educate workers about the dangers of working in the heat. The upshot: The dangers are real.

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