Hot Topic - Safety

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Sanding Dust Causes Fire

Preventing hazards starts with being aware of what they are More

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Eye on Safety

A reader points out that the worker on the cover of the Nov/Dec 2014 issue is not wearing proper safety gear More

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RX for Storage
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RX for Storage

An inexpensive but effective way to protect your hands from sharp objects in your... More

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Advertisers, Take Note

Nothing gets by PDB readers More

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Testing Single Posts vs. Railing Assemblies

The president of a post-anchor manufacturing company weighs in on load testing of guardrail posts and assemblies More

Keen Tacoma 6-Inch Work Boots
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Keen Tacoma 6-Inch Work Boots

The hiker-style boot keeps feet comfortable on wet, cold, or hot jobsites More

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Building a Deck Above an AC Compressor

Provide enough clearance for the unit to operate properly and to allow workers to safely access it for maintenance and repair More

Insect Shield Bug-Repellant Work Apparel
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Insect Shield Bug-Repellant Work Apparel

Shirts, socks, caps, and more keep pests away even after repeated washing More

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Another Deck Failure

NADRA is sending the wrong message to homeowners when it warns the public about an alarming increase in deck failures More

Less Talking, More Doing
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Less Talking, More Doing

Making decks safer is a better strategy for the deck building industry than... More

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