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The Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&) is investigating two separate deaths within 2 weeks involving workers electrocuted by high voltage power lines.

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Safety and health stakeholders now have until Oct. 28 to offer their comments on OSHA’s proposed revisions to its occupational injury and illness reporting requirements.

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On a price-to-rent basis, the Composite 20 index is back to September 2000 levels, and the CoreLogic index is back to July 2000.

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A three-judge panel fallowed a class-action suit against eight large home builders over the impact of risky mortgage lending on homeowners in planned communities to proceed.

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The biggest drag on housing has been the huge imbalance in the market: too little demand versus an overhang of supply.

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The  $447 billion American Jobs Act contains a mix of helpful and worrying proposals for the housing sector.

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NAHB’s multifamily production index (MPI) rose for a fourth consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2011 to 44.4.  It is the highest quarterly reading since 2006.

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The statement following the Federal Reserve Board’s FOMC meeting on September 21 downgraded the assessment of the economic recovery.

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OSHA and NIOSH recently issued a 20-page nail gun safety guide for construction contractors.