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Applications are available for the 2011 NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award For Excellence (SAFE), which recognizes home builders and contractors who have developed and implemented high-quality, work-site safety programs, and also honors government officials and NAHB-affiliated associations working to advance safety in the home building industry.
NAHB member companies in good standing that build residential homes or town homes using light construction methods can apply for an award.
Specialty trade contractors, remodelers and light commercial and multifamily builders — as well as NAHB-affiliated associations and federal or state occupational safety and health officials who have been nominated by an NAHB member or association — are also welcome to apply.
There is no fee to apply.
Award categories include Safety Program of the Year for single-family builders, remodelers, specialty trade contractors, multifamily builders and more.
For a detailed list of categories, requirements and an online nomination form, visit www.nahb.org/SAFE.
Applications are due by Dec. 2, 2011.
About the Title Sponsor
Builders Mutual Insurance Company has provided more than 25 years of uninterrupted insurance coverage exclusively to the home building industry.
"Where Builders Come First" has been the focus of its attention since 1984, when the company grew out of the North Carolina Home Builders Association to provide workers’ compensation to eligible members.
Since then, its lines of coverage have expanded and its territory has expanded, but its focus has remained the same.
Builders Mutual’s close ties to home builders associations in North Carolina and other states is one of the reasons for its consistency and stability.
Builders Mutual and its customers benefit from aligning themselves with influential home builders associations, whose mission is to foster and promote a healthy home building economy and protect the interests of those in the industry. Through this long-term relationiship, they are better able to ensure continuous financial stability and adhere to their goal of providing superior coverage and customer service.
The video provides an overview of the key safety issues that residential builders and workers need to focus on to reduce accidents and injuries.
Based on the NAHB-OSHA Jobsite Safety Handbook, this DVD is intended to be used as part of an essential residential construction safety-training program and includes two 20-minute videos on one DVD.
To view or purchase this DVD online, click here, or call 800-223-2665.