Framers Council

More than 130 organizations and 90 individuals are petitioning OSHA to issue regulations aimed at protecting workers against heat stress.

The term “time is money” is quite literal in the construction industry. The constant pressure project managers and crews face to meet deadlines and stay within budget often causes safety to fall to the wayside. In 2016, out of 4,693 worker fatalities in private industry, one in five were in construction. Implementing each of these strategies can help improve health and safety in construction on any job site:

Here are the top ten most read NFC Framing News articles for the second quarter of 2018.

The National Framers Council (NFC) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of version 4 of its FrameSAFE program in August. Living up to its mission to develop and implement best practices to help ensure framers leave the jobsite each day in the same health as they arrived, this bilingual guide for safety on the jobsite has become the industry standard for framer safety since its initial rollout three years ago.

Over 20 years ago we pioneered the manufacture of enhanced subfloor panels, and as technology progressed, our scientists kept pace to deliver a new benchmark in performance: a panel that is tough, highly resistant to weather, and engineered to save you time and money.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will display the seismic resiliency of a two-story Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong Frame® special moment frame at the 2018 Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)

Did you know that getting the CLP team involved early-on in your project can save you both time and money?

The article below brings to light a growing trend of municipalities (in this case, Denver) using their funding clout to require contractors to hire at least a certain percentage of their workforce for a project from the local populous.

Werner Co. has recalled about 78,000 multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders because they can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

As part of the 2018 Safe+Sound Campaign, the National Framers Council has partnered with OSHA to develop a set of FREE safety posters.