“Work safely. Go home safely.” 
The National Framers Council develops and implements
best practices to help ensure framers leave the jobsite
each day in the same health as they arrived.

Since FrameSAFE first rolled out in March of this year, 23 NFC Professional Framer members and 12 Skilled Subcontractors have subscribed to the program. As this bilingual, OSHA-compliant safety program is being implemented across the country, the feedback has been very positive.

A joint NAFTA panel has given the United States three months to rethink its tariffs on imported Canadian softwood lumber but the saga for Canada's troubled softwood companies is far from over.

Baywood Hotels has ventured into the cutting-edge construction world with its first modular hotel.

Component manufacturers (CMs) bring their products to market in a variety of ways, typically driven by historical tendencies in individual, local markets. 

SBCA designed the Best Way to Frame website to help educate people outside the industry on the benefits of building with structural components.

While sometimes difficult, it’s the challenges of running a business in this industry that both Lee and Geris like to face head-on and is one of the reasons they are active in the National Framers Council (NFC).

OSHA is stepping up its use of drones to inspect worksites. As it does so, the practice places employers in an uncomfortable position between the proverbial rock and a hard place.

People injured at work are more likely to die of suicide or a drug overdose when the injury requires at least a week off, results of a recent study led by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health show.

President Donald Trump officially nominated Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor on Aug. 27.

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has awarded $1,047,399 in lost wages and punitive damages to two former employees of a Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer after a jury found the company and its owner fired them in retaliation for their participation in a federal safety investigation.

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NFC Orientation Checklist

The FrameSAFE Orientation Checklist provides a safety overview for new employees.

NFC Mission

NFC will develop standards for framing field operations and management to be used as industry best practices, nationally.

Frame Safe Logo Safety Manual Template

Site-Specific Safety Program

Version 4 of FrameSAFE is now available! It includes a new module on silica exposure, expanded Implementation Guide and a new, searchable online dashboard!

NFC is a council of the
Structural Building Components Association
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