Posts Tagged ‘ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ’

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Installers Are Among the Hardest Hit

Sep 21st, 2021

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and, according to experts, perhaps no field should embrace the call more than construction. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with 53.2 suicides per 100 thousand workers, construction has among the greatest suicide rate of any industry—a rate that experts say is over four times higher […]

As COVID Subsides, Companies Say They’re Nearing Normal

Jul 22nd, 2021

With COVID-19 subsiding and in what could be described as a controlled remission, door and window companies report that they’re approaching a full return to business as usual. “I would say that we are 75% of the way going back to pre-pandemic procedures,” says Jay Andreas, CEO of ASI Construction in Burr Ridge, Ill. But […]

CDC Updates COVID-19 Checklist for Construction Employers

Mar 2nd, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its COVID-19 checklists for construction employers and employees. The update includes sections on mental health and wellbeing, which recommends that employees recognize factors than can add work- or home-related stress and keep a regular sleep schedule. The construction employer checklist has sections on hazard assessment; […]

Flexscreen Gets Hong Kong Patent

Dec 3rd, 2020

FlexScreen, flexible window screen manufacturer, has announced that it has secured a patent in Hong Kong effective June 12, 2020.  “We are thrilled to receive our product patented in Hong Kong,” remarked Joe Altieri, president and CEO of FlexScreen. “Increasing our global footprint is very exciting and a testament of our growth over the last year.” FlexScreen […]

NAHB/CISC Guidance Implores Vigilance on Jobsites but Continued Work

Jul 23rd, 2020

As the U.S. continues to fight the spread of COVID-19 and door and window companies grapple with physical distancing in the workplace, matters can be more complicated on jobsites where installers rub elbows with other companies and trades. Officials for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) implored jobsite workers to practice safety and vigilance […]

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