Housing & Construction

Construction workers, who often face more physically-intensive tasks in on the job than most in general industry, are prone to engage in riskier health behaviors, according to new findings from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, nominee for secretary of labor, said Thursday he supports several of President Joe Biden's workplace priorities, including safety and equity, during a mostly cordial confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate.

On Thursday, Democratic lawmakers reintroduced the PRO Act, the sweeping labor rights bill that was passed by the House of Representatives last year. 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued worker safety guidance for coronavirus protection programs on Jan. 29, requiring greater input from employees and enhanced mask protections.

When handled and installed properly, metal plate-connected wood trusses are incredibly effective at spanning long distances while efficiently resisting intended design loads (gravity, snow, wind, etc.).

In episode 170 of the Behind the Back Sales Podcast, host Bradley is joined by Beth Pop-Nikolov and Zach Williams of Venveo and the Smarter Building Materials Marketing podcast.

During the pandemic, the National Association of Manufacturers has not been shy about expressing its views on what needs to be done to fight the disease.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a necessary shift toward tech adoption in residential construction, along with opportunities for builders to expand their horizons and understanding of tech applications.

While helping employees deal with any issue is always the best course of action, a new study shows that from a financial perspective it costs less to help people battling substance abuse than to let it go untreated.

SQ4D Inc. has listed for sale what is reported to be the first 3D printed house in the United States.