Framers Council

Since FrameSAFE first rolled out in March of this year, 23 NFC Professional Framer members and 12 Skilled Subcontractors have subscribed to the program. As this bilingual, OSHA-compliant safety program is being implemented across the country, the feedback has been very positive.

The National Framers Council (NFC) is sad to report the death of OSHA Directorate of Construction Dean McKenzie. Dean passed on November 4 after a yearlong battle with cancer.

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Genial networking, lively discussion, and a palpable drive to build the National Framers Council (NFC) into an influential, standard-setting organization characterized day one of the first annual NFC Framer Summit held October 23-24 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Circle M. Contractors is facing two willful-serious violations after a carpenter at a residential construction site was seriously injured following an accident with a nail gun.

Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the eighth consecutive year, the agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.

Boise Cascade Company announced today an agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

The new silica regulation imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) limiting employee exposure to crystalline silica may be detailed and complex, but the agency takes compliance seriously and is not expected to cut an employer any slack if caught violating the rule.


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited L.L.E. Construction LLC for exposing employees to fall and other hazards at a construction worksite in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The company faces $146,554 in proposed penalties.


The following memorandum was published on Thursday, October 11, clarifying the Department of Labor’s position on workplace safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing under 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35(b)(1)(iv).