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Leading Indicators to Be Discussed at OSHA Public Meeting

Tue, 2019-10-08 10:18

The U.S. Department of Labor invites interested parties to attend a discussion on leading indicators for occupational safety and health programs.

Building Smarter Starts With Smashing Silos

Mon, 2019-10-07 11:56

One of the most vexing problems in home construction is that productivity isn’t rising fast enough – even though there are fabulous productivity tools everywhere you look.

Simpson Strong-Tie Supports Habitat’s Annual Carter Work Project

Mon, 2019-10-07 11:52

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, renewed its sponsorship of Habitat for Humanity’s yearly Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

OSHA Implements New Weighting System for Workplace Safety & Health Inspections

Mon, 2019-10-07 11:42

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it has recently implemented the OSHA Weighting System (OWS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.

New Toolbox Talk Aids in Fall Protection Training

Mon, 2019-10-07 11:36

With fall protection once again topping OSHA’s list of most frequently cited violations, NFC’s Safety Committee continues to work on resources to help framers provide ongoing fall protection safety training to their employees.

Do You Know the Vision & Value of SBCA’s Digital QC?

Mon, 2019-09-30 14:52

SBCA’s goal for Digital QC and SBCRI’s 3rd Party Digital QA is to provide objective facts regarding truss quality in case of scrutiny.

Testing Confirms Remarkable Performance of LP Legacy Premium Sub-Flooring

Mon, 2019-09-23 20:20

Since the inception of LP Legacy® premium sub-flooring, LP has committed to putting the panels through rigorous, and sometimes extreme, testing beyond industry requirements to truly measure and showcase the product’s superior moisture resistance, strength, and stiffness.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. Announces Name Change

Mon, 2019-09-23 20:14

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced a new organizational structure that is designed to position the Company for accelerated sales and profit growth in the coming years and provide more opportunity for its employees.

Protected and Stabilized Framing Packages

Mon, 2019-09-23 20:08

Wood Protection Technologies, Inc. offers a suite of robust, factory applied topical coatings that stabilize wood fiber and protect framing packages from moisture, fire, insects and decay.

Where Contractors Are Most Likely to Exceed the Budget

Mon, 2019-09-23 19:05

Despite the differences in where the budget is weighted, every contractor, no matter its specialty, is vulnerable to cost overruns.

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