SBCA Updates

Lynn Miller, divisional environmental safety & manager for BMC, will draw on her 25+ years of human resources and safety experience to provide a presentation on safety management.

The Baltimore City Fire Department recently placed an SBCA member on their 'Fire Watch' program. The Fire Department informed the company they would either have to install a sprinkler system or cease using the building.

A large fire at a Maplewood, New Jersey, apartment complex nearing completion has reignited controversy over the use of conventional light-frame construction.

Two identical bills were recently introduced in the State of Maryland that seek to severely curtail the use of conventional light-frame construction in multifamily and light-commercial buildings.

A bill (HB 1124) has been introduced in the Indiana House that would require builders to single out truss construction when they apply for a building permit.

The article includes information on two SBCA online webinars scheduled for January 2017.