Housing & Construction

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.

While entrepreneurs inherently know that change creates opportunity, there is another important concept to keep in mind when developing your 2020 business model: “There is not an entirely new thing under the sun.”

The first day of work should be exciting for a young teenager. For one Alabama teen, it was also his last.

If awareness is a powerful ally of workplace safety, distractions are its enemy— including the use of headphones to listen to music on dangerous job sites like construction projects, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Read about the maximum penalty amounts, with the annual adjustment for inflation, that may be assessed after Jan. 15, 2020.

Eight shipping containers arrived in at the Southern California port of Long Beach, and began clearing customs on May 9th and 10th of this year—each a standard measure of 8-feet wide by 8 ½ - feet high by 20-feet long.

I am humbled and honored to have been asked to serve as president of the National Framers Council.

Drug use is on the rise and has reached its highest level in a decade. In fact, a National Safety Council (NSC) study from early 2019 showed that for the first time in the U.S. opioid overdoses are now the number one preventable cause of death in the country.

Ed Hudson at Home Innovation Research Labs reached out to SBCA about SBCA's point of view regarding engineered industrial framing. Their research raises some interesting observations that CMs can capitalize on to grow market share.

SBCA is going to have a greater presence at the International Builders Show at the end of this month.