Framers Council

Despite assurances from Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta that he will boost the number of OSHA compliance officers this fiscal year, new data shows the number of inspectors has declined.

Musculoskeletal disorders rank No. 2 worldwide in shortening people’s working years, according to a recent analysis of data compiled by the World Health Organization.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Shawn D. Purvis, owner of Purvis Home Improvement Co. Inc. for egregious willful, repeat, and serious workplace safety violations. Purvis - a Saco, Maine, roofing contractor - faces a total of $1,792,726 in penalties.

According to the CDC, more than 25,000 workers suffer nail gun injuries each year and several injuries have led to construction worker deaths.

“The safety huddles happen on every jobsite every morning before the start of the day,” says NFC member Pedro Loureiro, president of Nomad Framing in Monroe Township, New Jersey.

Builder’s FirstSource (BFS) has acquired the assets of Sun State Component’s three operating companies located in Las Vegas, NV, Surprise, AZ, and Kingman, AZ.

In July 2017, Fleming Homes started work on The Tapestry, a 99-unit townhome project designed for active adults, located in Garner, North Carolina.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced it has launched an enhanced online Deck Planner Software tool to help deck builders and homeowners quickly and easily design their dream deck.

DAP Products is pleased to announce a new builder rebate of $5 per can for DAP Smartbond Polyurethane Subfloor Adhesive.

Safety leaders and managers use a wide variety of attempted styles of leadership and direction, but very few start with making the connection.