• A Path to Safer Balconies

    These tricky cantilevered structures demand careful framing and waterproofing details

     
  • Cord Connectors

    This clever system consists of a hardened plastic shell and a pair of rubber cord stops, and will prevent you from accidentally disconnecting from an extension cord.

     
  • OSHA Plans New Guidelines

    OSHA says it will create a separate set of safety and health-program management guidelines for the construction industry. The voluntary guidelines, first published in 1989, help employers establish health and safety programs for the workplace.

     
  • Mike Holmes Joins Deck Safety Campaign

    Simpson Strong-Tie is partnering with Mike Holmes, professional contractor and host and creator of the TV series Holmes on Holmes, on his deck safety campaign this spring.

     
  • How to Make Your Jobsite Safer

    Safety glasses and ear protection should be the norm on all jobsites, but if you're looking to go beyond the basics, several products on the market are worth a look. They include safety glasses with integral earplugs, fog-free safety goggles, and padded work gloves.

     
 
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