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For more information and an overview of NAHB services and advocacy initiatives, go to valueofnahb.org.

 

 

Delayed Silica Rule

 

OHSA’s proposed rule on the release of silica particles at construction sites requires builders to use ineffective and cost-prohibitive techniques to reduce exposure. NAHB successfully persuaded Congress to delay the rule’s implementation until at least June 23. Even just a half-year delay saves members an estimated $1,500 per housing start in 2017.