Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in News

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Home Building, Labor, Safety and Health by NAHB Now on October 12, 2017 • As NAHBNow has reported, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has decreased the permissible levels of exposure to crystalline silica for construction. NAHB has told policy makers from the start that this wide-reaching rule will be difficult to meet and enforce. But it’s the law of the land, pending any change from NAHB’s legal challenge still...

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Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in News

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by NAHB Now on October 3, 2017 • 0 Comments October is Careers in Construction Month, an important time for all of us in the housing industry to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB recently launched a Careers in the Construction Trades section on its website to highlight the opportunities in six popular trades. We...

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