Five days before we celebrated our nation’s independence, our component Industry paid tribute to one of its intrepid defenders, Sergeant Thomas Brennan.
I happened to come upon a quote by Henry Ford that seems apropos, "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
DuPont, a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life, will continue its partnership with Habitat for Humanity International, building on the geographic reach of last year’s collaboration.
“Because of who know you and what you know, there are many potential opportunities,” says Betsy Scott, Executive Director of Program & Engagement for the Housing Innovation Alliance (HIA), with regard to its collaborative relationship with SBCA.
In response to news that at least 30 states are reporting increases in fatal opioid overdoses amid the COVID-19 pandemic – coupled with an ongoing concern about mental illness and substance use disorders – the National Safety Council is calling on employers to address worker stress, as well as emotional and mental health, now and as traditional work functions resume.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited AA& B Builders Inc. and Ebenezer General Construction Excavating for exposing employees to safety hazards on a worksite in Ewing, New Jersey.
On June 12, OSHA announced the roll out of a new web page addressing the control and prevention of COVID-19 for the construction industry.
When you consider the effect cell phone use has on people’s awareness of their surroundings and with walking-while-texting injuries on the rise, this common communication device quickly becomes an issue of safety on the jobsite.
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 introduced two new, longer lengths to its successful line of L-shaped RCA rigid connector angle utility clips for cold-formed steel construction.
Boston-based Windover Construction is pioneering a method combining 3D modeling with prefabrication and augmented reality to speed up truss production and installation.
DAP’s newest wall & floor sealant, the Sound Block E90, is designed specifically to reduce sound transmission through penetrations in wall and floor systems, as well as improve STC ratings in sound-rated applications.
During a six-week period in 2004, the state of Florida experienced three hurricanes that have been characterized as some of the worst storms in the state’s history.