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.

Out of the more than 4,500 workers who were killed at work in 2016, one in five of them died on a construction site. It’s a grim reminder that faulty safety processes can be deadly.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Northridge Construction Corp. for willful and serious violations of workplace safety standards at the company’s headquarters in East Patchogue, New York.

A federal judge sentenced construction company owner Job Torres Hernandez to eight years and seven months in prison for harboring undocumented workers for commercial advantage or private financial gain and for forcing some of those individuals into providing labor on projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

A surprise inspection from an OSHA compliance officer (CO) is not an aspect of the framing business that many would cite (pun intended) as one of their favorite activities.

According to Simpson, one of its most viewed videos of 2019 is the one below featuring their new Quik Stik that provides a better way for framers to handle truss connections.

When construction began on the new 246-unit Monarch at Waugh Chapel multi-family development in Gambrills, Maryland, protecting the building from the elements was a primary concern.

“Its magnitude is unparalleled,” she said. “At 1.5 million square feet, four projects in-one, the largest tax credit deal in the state’s history, local Tax Increment Financing, and significant private investment, it is one of the most complex redevelopments in the city to date.”

Protect against air and water during construction and for years to come.

Over the first five months of 2019, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 342,116.