Framers Council

OSHA has announced a final rule aimed at clarifying requirements for crane operators.

One of the presentations that sparked the most conversation and interest during the first annual Framer Summit (held October 23-24 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) was NFC legal counsel Kent Pagel’s discussion of the major areas of risk framing subcontractors face.

NFC is really ALL FOR jobsite safety and we take this humorous opportunity to remind our readers of all of the safety resources available for framers to keep their employees returning home safely for holidays – and every day!

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.

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.