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The number of subcontractors subscribing to NFC’s FrameSAFE program has grown steadily, especially since the rollout of Version 4 last summer.

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“These things are the bomb! Think of all the advantages!!!” Tim Carter exclaims in respect to the floor trusses he promoted in his latest newsletter.

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It is important to establish a continuous air barrier as an air barrier isolates the indoor environment, plays a major role in the overall energy efficiency, comfort, and indoor air quality (IAQ) of a building.

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CBG Building Company recently commemorated a half year of industry-leading safety benchmarks with an impressive 70% of CBG projects achieved zero claims, or no workers compensation, general liability, or general risk claims.

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced a comprehensive update to its online deck resource center in conjunction with Deck Safety Month.

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As 19-year-old Sarah Wong and 71-year-old Alan Justad sat in their cars on Mercer Street in Seattle, waiting for traffic to move about 3:30 p.m. on April 27, 2019, a construction crane fell from nearly nine stories above, crushing their cars and killing them.

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A Morgan Hill-based lumber company reached a $375,000 settlement agreement with a northern California county over the death of a sawmill employee in 2013.

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Reducing annual lung X-ray requirements, eliminating the collection of employee Social Security numbers and removing feral cats from the list of “rodents” in shipyard sanitation standards are among the 14 revisions in a final rule issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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With temperatures warming and summer right around the corner, now is a good time to review a hazard alert from the Center for Construction Research and Training (known as CPWR) that warns about the risk of skin cancer from sun exposure and offering tips for preventing and recognizing it.