Safety & Healthfulness

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

Hunted Houses Are Sometimes HauntedHunted 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 ScaryA 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

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

Tags: Products
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

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