Safety & Healthfulness

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How to Keep Safe While Building in the Wintertime

Navigating a residential construction jobsite in the winter can be a chilly task,... More

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OSHA Announces Higher Penalties for 2024 Safety Violations

The penalty amount for serious, other-than-serious, and willful or repeated... More

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NAHB Pushes for Flexibility in Potential OSHA Heat Stress Standard

In the works since October 2021, NAHB has submitted formal comments on the... More

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OSHA Announces Switch from Traditional Hard Hats to Safety Helmets

The agency is recommending safety helmets for people working in the construction... More

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Why You Should Consider the Switch from Hard Hats to Helmets

Construction workers have a higher chance of slipping, tripping, and falling, and... More

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California, Colorado, and Texas Lead the Nation in At-Risk Homes for Wildfires

CoreLogic's 2023 Wildfire Risk Report quantifies the magnitude of wildfire risk... More

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6 Tips for Working in Extreme Temps

BUILDER tapped home builder associations in some of the hottest areas of the U.S.... More

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OSHA Signs Alliance to Better Protect Trenching and Excavation Workers

Partnering with trade organizations, labor unions, and industry stakeholders, the... More

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Keeping Cool: Heat Safety Advice from a Weather and Heat Expert

Solution engineer and on-site event meteorologist Brad Nelson shares tips on heat... More

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Mental Health and the Construction Industry: Q&A with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas

Learn more from Dr. Spencer-Thomas about programs that help normalize the... More

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