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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. More

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Inspecting Decks

An experienced deck contractor is probably better qualified than a design pro to inspect a deck for possible problems More

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High-End Deck Failures

High-end decks are just as likely to have construction defects as low-end decks More

Five Products to Make Jobsites Safer
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Five Products to Make Jobsites Safer

Enhanced safety products for the jobsite includes better work gloves, several... More

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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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