Safety & Healthfulness

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Mass Retirement of Code Officials Looming Mass Retirement of Code Officials Looming

A new survey from the International Code Council (ICC) shows the labor shortage isn’t just affecting the trades. Read more

"Slosh" Maps Show Worst-Case Hurricane Surge Risk
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"Slosh" Maps Show Worst-Case Hurricane Surge Risk

Journal of Light Construction columnist Ted Cushman explores the question, could a... Read more

Hunted Houses Are Sometimes Haunted
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Hunted Houses Are Sometimes Haunted

MarketWatch real estate correspondent Amy Hoak reports that it doesn’t have to be... Read more

A Ghost House: That Would be Trulia Scary
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A Ghost House: That Would be Trulia Scary

Would living next to a graveyard give you chills? Would you rather move in with a... Read more

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Fire-Blocking for Kitchen Cabinets

Typical house framing is considered "combustible construction," but codes still require details that limit the spread of smoke and fire through wood-framed assemblies. Read more

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EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup

Revolving loan funds will help the 31 grantees carry out redevelopment projects, including residential developments. Read more

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Does OSHA Hate Your Safety Program?

According to the National Law Review, some safety incentive plans could be discriminatory or unlawful under OSHA reporting requirements. Read more

Safety First
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Safety First

An update from Sandra Malm on March, 12. Read more

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How Much Do Workplace Injuries Cost?

Injuries that resulted in workers missing six or more days of work incurred $51.1 billion in direct workers’ compensation costs in 2010. This is flat with the previous year and down steadily since 2001. Read more

Vision 2020: Materials + Products
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Vision 2020: Materials + Products

What we don’t know can harm us. As part of ECOHOME magazine’s Vision 2020... Read more

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