NFC's National FrameSAFE Safety Program Now Available!
Originally published by: National Framers Council — October 27, 2014
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The National Framers Council’s (NFC) highest priority is the development of a comprehensive safety certification program specific to the framing industry. NFC began by collecting existing safety programs from prominent framing companies from across the country.
After months of hard work, the FrameSAFETM Safety Manual Template is now available for purchase by members of NFC!
The FrameSAFE Safety Manual Template provides an excellent resource for framers to create their own Safety Program that is compliant with OSHA Standard 1926.20. The program also includes Toolbox Talks, single page “do’s and don’ts” on various key topics, to help trainers communicate safe practices with employees and subs.
A FrameSAFE subscription includes a customized pdf copy of the Safety Manual Template, pdfs of 29 English/Spanish Toolbox Talks on corresponding topics and new materials as they become available.
In addition to the creation of more Toolbox Talks, NFC’s next step for FrameSAFE will be to compile installation techniques from framers across the country to create best practice options. Recognizing that there are multiple ways to effectively frame buildings, this program embraces the complexity of different regional markets and the fact that unique jobsites require creative solutions, not “one size fits all.”
Framers and other companies that do installed sales will benefit greatly from subscribing and implementing the FrameSAFE program. CMs are also encouraged to reach out to framers in their market and spread the word about this comprehensive safety program.
For anyone wanting more information on how to subscribe to FrameSAFE, contact Carlie Flaherty via email or at 608-514-2927.