Safety & Healthfulness

N.J. Apartment Fire Renews Concerns
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N.J. Apartment Fire Renews Concerns

The lightweight wood framing debate heats up after a multifamily building is... More

D.C. Two-Year-Old Girl Gets Lead Poisoning in a Home Sanctioned by Housing Officials
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D.C. Two-Year-Old Girl Gets Lead Poisoning in a Home Sanctioned by Housing Officials

The parents of 2-year-old Heavenz wonder about her future, as well as theirs. More

Low-Flow Water Systems May Pose Health Threats
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Low-Flow Water Systems May Pose Health Threats

Low-flow building water systems designed to conserve water pose potential health... More

OSHA’s Ten Most Frequent Citations in 2016
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OSHA’s Ten Most Frequent Citations in 2016

Job site fall protection tops the list, with hazard communications and scaffolding... More

Pedestrians in Peril: Places Not to Walk
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Pedestrians in Peril: Places Not to Walk

Beware if you live in the state of Florida. More

NAHB Recognizes Housing Industry's Best in Construction Safety
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NAHB Recognizes Housing Industry's Best in Construction Safety

The winners were recognized during the NAHB International Builders' Show this week. More

Oregon OSHA Revises Fall Protection Regulation
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Oregon OSHA Revises Fall Protection Regulation

Construction workers are now required to provide fall protection for workers six... More

Want Your Car Stolen? Here's Where to Go
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Want Your Car Stolen? Here's Where to Go

You may not want to live in California after reading this list. More

Seller-Financed Contracts on Rundown Homes Create Unsafe Conditions for Low-Income Renters
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Seller-Financed Contracts on Rundown Homes Create Unsafe Conditions for Low-Income Renters

Health officials note a connection between lead-poisoning cases and homes in... More

Understanding the Need for Accessible Home Design
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Understanding the Need for Accessible Home Design

About 17 million households will include someone with a physical disability by... More

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