Framers Council

To help raise awareness of sun overexposure, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention created National Don’t Fry Day, an annual event the Friday before Memorial Day to encourage sun safety awareness, which also gives companies an opportunity to take another look at their safety program and best practices for working in warm weather conditions.

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) initially gave employers time to comply with coronavirus-related paid-sick-leave and paid-family-leave mandates and correct mistakes without facing scrutiny, but the department has now officially ramped up its enforcement efforts.

On Friday, May 1, members of the National Framers Council (NFC) Steering Committee met with a group of general contractors (GCs) to discuss forming an industry alliance to establish a standard approach to infectious disease response and preparedness in the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused BCMC to reschedule their 2020 event to Columbus, Ohio, and move forward a week to September 29-October 2.

Pro Sales recently surveyed 130 LBM Dealers (April 3-9) throughout the country to ask how they have been disrupted due to COVID-19 and actions they’ve taken as a response.

On March 15th, our Governor in Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, closed non-life sustaining businesses, which included the manufacture of wall panels and construction.

In the worldwide race for a vaccine to stop the coronavirus, the laboratory sprinting fastest is at Oxford University.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its list of possible symptoms of the coronavirus, a step that reflects the broad variation and unpredictability in the way the illness can affect individual patients.

On April 20, 2020, Pennsylvania’s governor issued an amended “stay home” executive order that paves the way for construction projects to start again in the state.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has created a webpage tracking the number of public health labs (PHLs) that have been verified and are conducting COVID-19 diagnostic tests.