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The latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017) underscores the ongoing need for consistent fall prevention training throughout the industry:

  • Falls are still a leading cause of workplace fatalities.
  • The number of fall fatalities increased in 2017.
  • The construction industry had the highest number of workplace fatalities.
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Simpson Strong-Tie today announced the launch of the patent-pending CSHP high-performance coiled strap, the only coiled strap designed with a raised embossment for faster installations using fewer nails and shorter straps, resulting in reduced cost and improved jobsite efficiency.

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Want to learn more about E-Verify, but short on time? We’ve got just the answer for you. Mark your calendars and attend a brand new webinar designed for busy employers.

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Simpson Strong-Tie launched the Strong-Wall site-built portal frame system (PFS) to provide designers, engineers, and builders in prescriptive markets with an easy way to meet code-defined wood wall-bracing requirements when building narrow wall widths.

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A free report from the National Safety Council (NSC) reviews how employers can increase productivity and safety by reducing workplace fatigue.

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Falls from heights remain the biggest cause of occupational fatalities in the construction industry. According to a report by the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program, 42% of deaths between 1982 and 2015 in construction involved falls; 54% of workers killed had no access to a personal fall arrest system; and 20% of fatalities occurred in the victims’ first two months on the job.

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This year at the 2019 International Builders’ Show, TYPAR®, the industry leader in weather protection, let its Southern roots come to life. With a rustic bar scene, corn hole games and hatch prints surrounding the booth, there was no doubt that attendees were in for a Nashville experience the moment they stepped into the booth.

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Wood Protection Technologies, Inc. offers a suite of robust, factory applied topical wood coatings that protects against surface molds.  No strength degradation, virtually no VOC’s, negligible weight gain from coating and non-corrosive.

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Huber Engineered Woods, manufacturer of ZIP System® building enclosure products, announced the expansion of its line of ZIP System® sealing solutions and enhanced flashing tape performance, at the International Builders’ Show this week.