Hot Topic - Safety

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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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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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