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Contact tracing may sound like taking your contacts out of your eyes and then drawing circles around them. But that’s not what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and different public health officials are talking about about when they are referring to contact tracing.

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For anyone who is unfamiliar with how the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) conducts its process of developing a standard (ex.: for ANSI/TPI 1), ANSI will be hosting an informative 60-90 minute complimentary webinar about the American National Standards (ANS) process.

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University teamed up with Facebook to aggregate self-reported data to try to visually capture an estimated percentage of people with COVID-19 symptoms in individual U.S. counties. 

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As jobless claims reach record highs, states now have more guidance on how to roll out the emergency unemployment benefits provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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On April 16, OSHA issued a memo to its regional administrators regarding “Discretion in Enforcement when Considering an Employer’s Good Faith Efforts During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic,” which will take effect immediately and remain in effect until further notice. 

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced lightweight cordless versions of its popular Quik Drive auto-feed driver system for collated fasteners.

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Our primary strategic objective must be to prevent ICU overwhelm, which is imminent in many US cities on our current course.

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While some federal, state and local governments are changing enforcement priorities to lessen the enforcement burden on employers during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) regulations remain in full force.

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The Menlo Park, California-based company said Thursday it has laid off or furloughed 3% of its global workforce as the coronavirus pandemic continues grinding economies to a halt.

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SBCA and NFC are assisting assisting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in mapping personal protective equipment (PPE) supply across the country to respond to COVID-19-related shortages.

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Dr. David Price of Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City shared information in a Mar. 22 Zoom call with family and friends on how to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Over the first two months of 2020 – and prior to the impact of the coronavirus, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 141,467.

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There are many ways to design and connect trusses, and shed builders often have their own techniques and styles.

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Dr. David Price of Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City shared information in a Mar. 22 Zoom call with family and friends on how to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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True House integrates their component manufacturing operations with their own lumber yard, an engineering design firm, and an architectural group.