Hot Topic - Safety

A Path to Safer Balconies
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A Path to Safer Balconies

These tricky cantilevered structures demand careful framing and waterproofing details More

Cord Connectors
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Cord Connectors

This clever system consists of a hardened plastic shell and a pair of rubber cord... More

OSHA Plans New Guidelines
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OSHA Plans New Guidelines

OSHA says it will create a separate set of safety and health-program management... More

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Mike Holmes Joins Deck Safety Campaign
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Mike Holmes Joins Deck Safety Campaign

Simpson Strong-Tie is partnering with Mike Holmes, professional contractor and... More

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How to Make Your Jobsite Safer
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How to Make Your Jobsite Safer

Safety glasses and ear protection should be the norm on all jobsites, but if... More

A Chat With Trex's New CEO
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A Chat With Trex's New CEO

Jim Cline, who took over as Trex CEO in August, discusses the turnaround that... More

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Where Decking Comes From
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Where Decking Comes From

Brent Gwatney of MoistureShield discusses the factors behind development of new... More

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Millions Awarded in Deck Collapse Lawsuit
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Millions Awarded in Deck Collapse Lawsuit

Nearly two years after a subdivision clubhouse deck collapsed, sending 22 family... More

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Monday Is a Risky Day on the Job
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Monday Is a Risky Day on the Job

If you are a construction worker between the ages of 25 and 34, Monday might be... More

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Falls Lead Jobsite Hazard List
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Falls Lead Jobsite Hazard List

OSHA has released its list of top 10 safety violations for the fiscal year ending... More

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