Norbord Inc. announced an update regarding the second quarter 2020 capacity utilization of its North American oriented strand board (OSB) and European panel mills.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing penalties against BB Frame LLC – operating as Frame Q and as Juan Quevedo (the owner and principal) – for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at four Bergen County, New Jersey, worksites.
Seeking “uniformity” in the enforcement of its silica standards, OSHA has published an instructional directive for its compliance safety and health officers.
Five days before we celebrated our nation’s independence, our component Industry paid tribute to one of its intrepid defenders, Sergeant Thomas Brennan.
I happened to come upon a quote by Henry Ford that seems apropos, "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
DuPont, a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life, will continue its partnership with Habitat for Humanity International, building on the geographic reach of last year’s collaboration.
“Because of who know you and what you know, there are many potential opportunities,” says Betsy Scott, Executive Director of Program & Engagement for the Housing Innovation Alliance (HIA), with regard to its collaborative relationship with SBCA.
In response to news that at least 30 states are reporting increases in fatal opioid overdoses amid the COVID-19 pandemic – coupled with an ongoing concern about mental illness and substance use disorders – the National Safety Council is calling on employers to address worker stress, as well as emotional and mental health, now and as traditional work functions resume.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited AA& B Builders Inc. and Ebenezer General Construction Excavating for exposing employees to safety hazards on a worksite in Ewing, New Jersey.
On June 12, OSHA announced the roll out of a new web page addressing the control and prevention of COVID-19 for the construction industry.