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Infographic: The Benefits of a Drug-Free Workplace

Tue, 2019-07-09 11:43

On average, 15.6% of American workers live with a substance abuse disorder, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).

Top 10 Framing News Headlines for Q2 2019

Tue, 2019-07-09 11:34

The top ten most read Framing News headlines for the second quarter of 2019. 

Safe+Sound Resources Work to Eliminate “Fatal Four”

Tue, 2019-07-09 11:00

Serious fall protection violations once again topped OSHA’s list for citations in 2018.

Marine Veteran Stunned by Industry Generosity

Mon, 2019-07-08 15:50

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran and his family are one step closer to living in their brand new mortgage-free home thanks to many component manufacturers, local businesses and Texas-based nonprofit Operation FINALLY HOME.

Protect Your Framing Packages from Mold

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:33

Wood Protection Technologies, Inc. offers a suite of robust, factory applied topical wood coatings that protects against surface molds.

Take a Virtual Tour of Shelter Systems

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:23

Watch Shelter Systems new video showing their plant and processes.

TYPAR Drainable Wrap Names Hot 50 Product by Green Builder Magazine

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:15

The editorial staff at Green Builder magazine selected TYPAR Drainable Wrap as one of its Hot 50 Products for 2019.

Active Shooter Survival: “Run, Hide, Fight”

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:12

Six months into 2019, the United States is experiencing an average of two mass shootings per month.

OSHA Cites Four Florida Construction Contractors For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards at Residential Worksite

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:07

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited four Florida-based residential construction contractors for exposing employees to safety hazards at a Naples, Florida, worksite.

Be Prepared for OSHA: Demonstrating Safety Culture After a Citation

Tue, 2019-06-25 12:01

A culture that values safety can be apparent to an OSHA compliance officer (CO) based on how you handle inspections, but what if a CO catches one of your employees in the act of a safety violation before you have a chance to demonstrate that to him?

NFC Member Spotlight: Will King, Southern Framers of LA

Tue, 2019-06-25 11:51

With a motto to “Live life to the fullest every single day,” Will King has brought 35 years of experience in the construction industry to build and operate Southern Framers of LA, LLC, a Louisiana-based residential and multi-family company that frames 1,200 homes across the southern United States each year.

DuPont Creates Ten Year Product and Labor Commercial Wall Warranty

Tue, 2019-06-11 20:13

Effective June 1, 2019, DuPont Performance Building Solutions will reinforce the trusted performance of Tyvek® Commercial products in combination with the durable thermal properties of STYROFOAM™ and THERMAX™ through the new DuPont Commercial Wall2 Ten Year Product and Labor Warranty.

NFC’s Safety Stand-Down Photo Contest Winner Announced

Tue, 2019-06-11 19:35

“We’re always talking about fall protection,” says Ian Andrews, the operations manager of Carpentry Contractors Company in Montrose, MN.

Simpson Strong-Tie Renews Lead Sponsorship for Habitat Strong

Tue, 2019-06-11 12:46

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced it has renewed its support of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Strong program.

Annual Builder Study Confirms Zip System® Product Revolution And Advantech® Brand Loyalty

Tue, 2019-06-11 11:59

Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC (“HEW”) showed increased use and preference across Exterior Sheathing, Oriented Strand Board and Caulks/Sealants categories in the BUILDER magazine 2019 Brand Use Study.

A Clear Vision of Safety Starts at the Top

Tue, 2019-06-11 11:32

It’s clear that many organizations could stand to benefit from improving their approach to eye safety. And there’s no better time to start than the present.

OSHA Cites Commercial Building Contractor for Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Missouri Job Site

Tue, 2019-06-11 11:25

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited DDG Construction Services Inc. – based in Charlotte, North Carolina – for failing to provide workers with fall protection at a commercial building site in Springfield, Missouri.

Hull Listens to Subcontractors to Improve Jobsites

Tue, 2019-06-11 11:19

The number of subcontractors subscribing to NFC’s FrameSAFE program has grown steadily, especially since the rollout of Version 4 last summer.

Choosing the Right Air Barrier Material for Your Project

Tue, 2019-05-21 12:22

It is important to establish a continuous air barrier as an air barrier isolates the indoor environment, plays a major role in the overall energy efficiency, comfort, and indoor air quality (IAQ) of a building.

CBG Safety Milestones Transcend Industry Standards

Tue, 2019-05-21 11:44

CBG Building Company recently commemorated a half year of industry-leading safety benchmarks with an impressive 70% of CBG projects achieved zero claims, or no workers compensation, general liability, or general risk claims.

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