Safety & Healthfulness

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

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

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 FirstSafety 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 + ProductsVision 2020: Materials + Products

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

Preventing Fatalities on the Jobsite

A new campaign aims to prevent falls, which cause one-third of all construction worker deaths. Read more

Egress Systems by Wellcraft Egress Systems by Wellcraft

This easily operated fire escape system brings natural light into your basement. Read more

Shelter From the Storm Shelter From the Storm

As part of July's Tornado Package, this short article will show cost-effective construction options for including a safe room within the existing floor plan. Read more

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