Safety & Healthfulness

CDC: Lumber Liquidators' Flooring Poses Little Cancer Risk
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CDC: Lumber Liquidators' Flooring Poses Little Cancer Risk

A new report finds the retailer's Chinese wood flooring poses little or no risk to... Read more

With More Snow in the Forecast, Are Your Decks at Risk?
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With More Snow in the Forecast, Are Your Decks at Risk?

Local building codes are designed so that decks can support typical snow loads.... Read more

Tags: Decks, Decking
Flint Insult to Injury Requires Lenders to Prove Clean Water Before Writing a Loan
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Flint Insult to Injury Requires Lenders to Prove Clean Water Before Writing a Loan

Flint, Mich., lenders say they won’t give mortgages unless buyers offer proof of... Read more

OSHA Bid to Reduce Silica Permissible Exposure Limit Progresses
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OSHA Bid to Reduce Silica Permissible Exposure Limit Progresses

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has sent its comprehensive rule... Read more

Building Material Chemical Is Contributing to Honeybee Crisis
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Building Material Chemical Is Contributing to Honeybee Crisis

A closer look at the implications of imidacloprid's use in building materials is... Read more

Natural Disasters Down as Mother Nature Mulls 2016 Plans
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Natural Disasters Down as Mother Nature Mulls 2016 Plans

CoreLogic "Natural Hazard Risk" expert Tom Jeffery has what must be one of the... Read more

Flint’s Water Crisis Should Bring Warning to Older Cities
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Flint’s Water Crisis Should Bring Warning to Older Cities

Older lead pipes in aging cities must be changed soon. Read more

2015 in Well-Being: Gallup Spotlights its Top 10 Yardsticks
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2015 in Well-Being: Gallup Spotlights its Top 10 Yardsticks

The 10 most important U.S. health and well-being findings, according to the... Read more

Safety Lapses and Deaths Amid Building Boom in New York
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Safety Lapses and Deaths Amid Building Boom in New York

An increase in fatalities and injuries has mostly affected undocumented immigrant... Read more

13 Deadly Construction Projects
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13 Deadly Construction Projects

The Great Wall of China, the Suez Canal, the Burma-Siam Railway… you will never... Read more

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