Tag: OSHA

Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Legal by on January 13, 2022 5 Comments
Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

The U.S. Supreme Court today voted 6-3 to block the Biden administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine or testing mandate for employers with at least 100 workers.

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NAHB Participates in Roundtable on OSHA’s Vaccine and Testing Mandate

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs, Workforce Development by on December 7, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Participates in Roundtable on OSHA’s Vaccine and Testing Mandate

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard spoke today at a roundtable that explored the impact OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandate will have on businesses across the country.

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First OSHA Vaccine and Testing Mandate Deadline is Today, but Enforcement has Halted

Filed in Business Management by on December 6, 2021 0 Comments
First OSHA Vaccine and Testing Mandate Deadline is Today, but Enforcement has Halted

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently halted enforcement of OSHA’s mandate for universal COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing at companies with more than 100 employees. The Sixth Circuit Court should issue a decision soon on the temporary stay.

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NAHB Files Petition for Review on OSHA Vaccine and Testing Standard

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Legal by on November 15, 2021 5 Comments
NAHB Files Petition for Review on OSHA Vaccine and Testing Standard

The petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit asks the court to examine OSHA’s rule requiring companies with more than 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing.

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

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on June 11, 2021 1 Comment
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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New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

Filed in Safety by on September 11, 2020 1 Comment
New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction begins Monday, Sept. 14. NAHB has launched a new video toolbox talk focused on roofing safety to coincide with the awareness campaign.

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Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Filed in Safety by on August 12, 2020 1 Comment
Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Aug. 10-16 is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each year that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

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OSHA Issues Guidance on Returning to Offices After Shutdowns

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor by on June 24, 2020 0 Comments
OSHA Issues Guidance on Returning to Offices After Shutdowns

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) late last week issued guidance to assist employers reopening business offices and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic.

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