EHS Today recently reported that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has determined it is legal for employers to ban the use of cellphones by employees if they do so for safety and security reasons.
Here are the top ten most-read NFC Framing News headlines of the second quarter of 2020.
OSHA's ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign raises awareness about common fall hazards in construction, and how falls from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs can be prevented.
The NFC encourages members to participate in OSHA’s national Safe+Sound campaign, a year-round effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has received code listing from the International Code Council Evaluation Services (ICC-ES) for its Strong-Wall® site-built portal frame system (PFS) designed to provide engineers, builders, and framers in prescriptive markets with an easy way to meet code-defined wall bracing requirements when building narrow wall widths.
On Saturday July 4, 2020, President Trump signed a new law extending the deadline for applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from June 30 to August 8.
After an accelerated pace of layoffs in March and April, construction sector hiring roared back in May, per data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS).
In engineering, deflection refers to how much a structural element will bend from its original positioning when a load is applied to the element.
At CLP, our mission is to defeat hardware complexity and save you time and money on a project by helping you design easier, manage better and install quicker.
Norbord Inc. announced an update regarding the second quarter 2020 capacity utilization of its North American oriented strand board (OSB) and European panel mills.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing penalties against BB Frame LLC – operating as Frame Q and as Juan Quevedo (the owner and principal) – for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at four Bergen County, New Jersey, worksites.
Seeking “uniformity” in the enforcement of its silica standards, OSHA has published an instructional directive for its compliance safety and health officers.
On June 23, a 16-year-old worker fell to his death at a La Quinta Inn hotel construction site in downtown Nashville.
As the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, construction industry employers confront many challenges.
It may not be happening on your jobsite, but forklifts cause 22 nonfatal injuries a day nationwide.