Housing & Construction

U.S. trucking companies are scrambling to hire more drivers as roaring consumer demand and tight shipping capacity stoke a resurgent freight market.

President Joe Biden announced last week that his nominee for assistant secretary for occupational safety and health for the Department of Labor is Douglas L. Parker, the current head of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA).

Since 2012, OSHA has partnered with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) - Construction Sector on the Fall Prevention Campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about common fall hazards in construction, and how falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs can be prevented.

In order for a personal fall arrest system to effectively protect workers in the event of a fall, it's critical that the harness fits properly and is worn as intended.

As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues across the country, some states and other jurisdictions are making them available to specific groups of essential workers, including construction.

Please join the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for a special webinar for COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction.

Faceshields are ineffective at blocking small (0 to 7 microns) airborne particles caused by coughing, results of a recent NIOSH study show.

Thank you for joining NSC in recognizing Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Use these resources to create or enhance a distracted driving program to engage your workforce, share safe driving messages, and help keep your roadways and people safer.

Watch a video message from Marty Walsh on his first day as U.S. Secretary of Labor.

Chris Tatge, Pedro Loureiro, Scott Stevens, and Bruce Jones know what it takes to grow and lead a highly successful wood framing contracting business.