OSHA Campaigns to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers
The agency urges employers to take simple steps to protect their employees from...
11 People Hurt When Lakeside Deck Collapses
More than three dozen people gathered for a reunion plunge 10 feet when the deck...
Bench Seating for a Deck
The backyard deck Jim Finlay was building was mostly at grade level, but one side...
Deck Collapse Injures One
A half-dozen people were on a deck in Westminster, Mass., late last month when the...
Montana Deck Collapse Injures 11
Eleven people were hurt when a Montana deck collapsed.
Deck Fire Blamed on Reflected Sunlight
A deck fire at a Vancouver, Washington home was caused by reflected sunlight from a nearby window that kindled a fire in a planter located on the deck.
A Close Call With a Saw
A veteran carpenter describes what happened when his hand accidentally came in...
ICC Building Safety Month
Simpson Strong-Tie is one of several sponsors of the International Code Council's 2016 Building Safety Month, which wraps up at the end of the month. As part of the campaign, the company is offering educational materials about building and retrofitting code-compliant decks.
An experienced deck contractor is probably better qualified than a design pro to inspect a deck for possible problems
High-End Deck Failures
High-end decks are just as likely to have construction defects as low-end decks