FN June 2013

Frame Building News - June 2013 CoverThe June 2013 Issue of Frame Building News looks at fall arrest system testing.

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Crew foreman of the month: Kole Kroft

FBi Buildings foreman challenges his crew, a ‘well-oiled machine’  / “Take his extraordinary level of drive and passion, add a crew truck pulling a trailer full of tools, point it at any project an architect can dream up or a salesman can sell and you have a formula for success.” You also have a...

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Post-Frame R&T: Fall arrest system testing

By Daniel P. Hindman  Ph.D., P.E., LEED Green Associate  / A fall is one of the most traumatic events that can happen on a jobsite. The effects of a fall, much like those of a wave spreading from a pebble dropped in a pond, can radiate through the work crew, the construction company, the...

PFMI Update: Educate your post-frame customers!

Let the Post-Frame Advantage website work for you  / By John Ryan, NFBA Director, Market Development  / Have you visited the website postframeadvantage.com lately? It’s worth a visit, a bookmark and a link from your company site. Here are some of the resources that can be found on the website, as well as some...

Safety Update: Fall protection and heat stress

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently addressed two significant safety and health issues of great importance to post-frame contractors: fall protection and heat stress. Fall protectionAn effective discussion of how fall-protection requirements affect the post-frame contractor cannot begin without a consideration of past misconceptions that have plagued the post-frame industry with regard...