The tables are intended as a practical tool to assist contractors in the selection of footing widths and the determination of the quantity of wood studs required for supporting the end reactions of beams, girders, and/or headers.
On Monday, June 4, 2018 Habitat for Humanity of Washington County (Habitat) welcomed a group of professional volunteers from the National Framers Council (NFC). NFC volunteers participated in Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz 2018 the week of June 4-8.
Sobering statistics about the top causes of workplace injuries and fatalities provide the foundation for NFC’s recent work with OSHA to develop safety posters as part of its partnership in the 2018 Safe+Sound Campaign, coming the week of August 13-19.
On May 7-11, construction crews across the nation took part in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down, an annual opportunity for framers to discuss safety with their employees and emphasize the importance of fall prevention.