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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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Winter Weather Safety Takes on a New Dimension This Year

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Winter Weather Safety Takes on a New Dimension This Year

Winter can be an especially tricky time for safety personnel on home building jobsites. But the pandemic of 2020 adds another dimension to jobsite safety plans during the cold weather months.

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How the Home Building Industry is Keeping Workers Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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How the Home Building Industry is Keeping Workers Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The home building industry has always been a staunch advocate for the safety of workers, but COVID-19 has heightened some of elements that can affect builders’ safety, which companies continue to work hard to address. See how builders are addressing these issues in the latest episode from TheHill.TV.

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An Open Letter on Coronavirus Safety from NAHB Chairman to Residential Construction Workers

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An Open Letter on Coronavirus Safety from NAHB Chairman to Residential Construction Workers

NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke today sent an open letter to the nation’s residential construction workers imploring them to continue following guidance to prevent the transmission of coronavirus in the face of rising cases nationwide

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NAHB Safety Handbook Primes Builders on Newly Released OSHA Regulations

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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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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

Guardrails play a critical role in protecting workers and visitors on a jobsite, but they work only when installed properly.

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Join the Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

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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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New Report from NAHB and ICC Focuses on Code Compliance Issues

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New Report from NAHB and ICC Focuses on Code Compliance Issues

The International Code Council and NAHB recently released a new report designed to help builders improve the safety and satisfaction of their customers. 

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EPA Bans Consumer Use of Dangerous Paint Removal Chemical

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EPA Bans Consumer Use of Dangerous Paint Removal Chemical

EPA finalized a rule last week to ban the manufacture or sale of paint strippers containing the toxic chemical methylene chloride to consumers.  The Agency also signaled its intention to develop federal regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act to limit the use of methylene chloride paint strippers for commercial applications.

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Drone Use Among Builders Continues its Ascent

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Drone Use Among Builders Continues its Ascent

A recent NAHB survey discovered that the popularity of drones within the housing industry is not only growing — it’s skyrocketing.

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