Stay Informed: Resources, Essential Industries, State Orders, County Orders, NAHB Map, Lumber Map

“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.

On Monday, OSHA submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) / Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Subpart U, Emergency Temporary Standard – COVID-19 for regulatory review.

OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down, May 3-7, raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

Pandemic-related material and equipment delays are challenging contractor schedules and wallets. But when do delays turn from costly inconveniences into contractual headaches?

In order to help employers understand well-being and design interventions to achieve well- being, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NISOH) announced on April 9 the Worker Well-Being Questionnaire (WellBQ).

The number of construction workers killed on the job reached its highest level in at least nine years in 2019, according to a new report from CPWR – The Center for Construction Training and Research.

The infographic below was developed by the Virginia Department of Health and was distributed to employers as part of Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, which occurred last week.

Investors continue to ink deals in the single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space, despite a global pandemic.

Construction vendors and subcontractors are relying on technology and offsite fabrication to help work around material shortages and other challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new market outlook from Consigli.

As most industry observers know, softwood lumber prices have been extremely high and volatile over the past year. 

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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!

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