Jobsite safety is a key area of focus for NAHB. The health and safety of workers and subcontractors is top-of-mind every single day.
NAHB partnered with Builders Mutual to create an initiative, Safety 365, that provides resources to help keep construction workers safe and eliminate preventable accidents, injuries, and deaths.Its focus is to support construction safety every day — 365 days a year: #safety365.
NAHB’s educational resources, safety training materials, and other content are intended to help educate employers and workers on the various safety and health hazards the industry faces on the jobsite, and to better understand and comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. The Construction Safety and Health Committee directs NAHB's safety efforts.
Builders Mutual Insurance Company is the Official Safety Sponsor. The company has supported NAHB’s workplace safety efforts since 2006. Builders Mutual has been committed to the construction industry for more than 30 years and provides insurance coverage exclusively to the construction industry. It’s not just their specialty — it’s all they do. Headquartered in North Carolina, Builders Mutual market includes the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. The company grew out of the North Carolina Home Builders Association and continue to maintain strong partnerships with many industry associations.
James Hardie is the Diamond Safety Sponsor. The company views safety for everyone as a top priority. According to Sean Gadd, CMO and EVP of Segments & Products, “Investing in safety is a critical component of our company. Understanding our shared values, James Hardie is pleased to partner with the NAHB to become the Diamond Sponsor Level of Safety.” The company launched a Zero Harm initiative in 2016 to focus on safety: people, places and systems. And this extends to customers. “It goes beyond building great quality products at James Hardie,” notes Gadd. “We don’t just protect homes, we strive to help protect the people who build them and live in them.”
United Site Services (USS) is the Platinum Safety Sponsor. The company is the nation’s leading provider in portable sanitation and temporary site services. Let the team of industry leading experts recommend the right equipment and service schedule to help keep your project safe, clean and a positive experience for your crew. With coast to coast coverage, turn to USS for all your portable restrooms and trailers, hand hygiene, temporary fence and roll off dumpster needs.
Lowe’s is the Platinum Safety Sponsor. Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. serves more than 18 million customers a week in the U.S. and Canada. Its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores, employing about 300,000 associates.
JSI is the Construction Safety and Health Supporter. The company provides grants that fund significant construction safety research and plays a major role in reducing the number of job-site injuries and fatalities. JSI partners with a variety of construction-related associations, organizations and university programs in order to fund research that furthers its mission. A primary objective of JSI is to help ensure that every worker in the construction industry returns home safely each day.