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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.

OSHA's National Safe+Sound Campaign

According to OSHA, more than 4 million workers suffer serious-job-related injuries or illnesses each year and companies spend $1 billion per week on worker’s compensation. The NFC continues to support OSHA’s Safe+Sound campaign in a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs as a campaign partner

Safe+Sound Week: August 12-18, 2019

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The third annual Safe+Sound Week will be held August 12-18. The event is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs. These programs can help employers and workers identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving a company’s financial bottom line. Throughout this week, organizations are encouraged to host events and activities that showcase the core elements of an effective safety and health program, including: management leadership, worker participation, and finding and fixing workplace hazards.

SAFE+SOUND Campaign Partner logoAs a  Safe+Sound Week partner, the NFC encourages members to participate in OSHA’s week-long event. Participation is a good way for framers to get started with a new subscription to FrameSAFE or get active subscribers more involved with their existing program. NFC members should select activities that focus on at least one, if not three of the core elements mentioned above. Companies can showcase their work by planning Toolbox Talks and other activities on general jobsite safety topics to show worker participation, find and fix workplace hazards, and show continued management support. This OSHA Fact Sheet, developed for Safe+Sound week, can be used as a starting point for finding and fixing hazards in your company. Use the free safety posters linked above to help address the most common injuries for framers. (Spanish materials are also available - see Resources section below.)

Looking for more inspiration? Watch the Safe + Sound Campaign’s webinar, Safe + Sound Week 2018 – Are Your Ready to Show Your Commitment to Safety?, to get ideas from organizations that participated last year.  Download Safe + Sound Week for Any Schedule for ways you can celebrate in your organization whether you have an hour, a half day, or a full day. Try a Making Safety Personal activity to get workers and managers thinking more deeply about why workplace safety is important. 

Companies can select activities in the workplace or may choose to host a public event. Simply select your activities, plan and promote your Safe+Sound events during the week of August 13-19 and provide feedback to OSHA about your activities to receive a certificate of recognition. Show your commitment by sharing the save the date graphic on social media using #safeandsound2018. For more information and to sign-up for email updates, visit the Safe+Sound Week webpage.

The photos below show NFC member Ace Carpentry’s participation the 2017 Safe+Sound week. Email your photos and feedback to NFC staff, so we can share your experiences with other members during the course of the year.

Ace Carpentry Safe+Sound event


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