RB September 2012

/Rural Builder - September 2012 CoverThe September 2012 Issue of Rural Builder offers tips on what you need to know about OSHA.

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Tool Talk: There’s gotta’ be a better way

by Sharon Thatcher – Post-frame builder found a better way for setting posts and is now marketing his own invention If you’ve spent any time at all in the construction industry, you’ve likely said to yourself about one task or … Read more »

Posted in Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Post-Frame Technique, Products, RB September 2012, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged hm tools, Mark Hochstetler, perma columns, post-frame, postsetter | Leave a comment

Post-frame phenom for fungi

By Sharon Thatcher, Rural Builder – Mushroom warehouse may be world’s largest pole barn Is there anything in low-rise construction you can’t do with post frame? It would seem not to Reuben Graber and his truss designer Dave Hurst. They … Read more »

Posted in Horse Barns, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post-Frame Technique, Profiles, RB September 2012, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Dave Hurst, Graber Post Buildings, Graber Supply, mushroom barn, post-frame, Reuben Graber | Leave a comment

Getting a leg up on ladder safety

By Sharon Thatcher, Rural Builder – Ladder safety is a huge issue in the construction industry. According to David Francis, National Safety Director at Little Giant Ladder Systems, every day 500 people are injured in ladder accidents. “Twenty-five of those … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Horse Barns, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Post Frame, Products, RB September 2012, Rural Builder Magazine, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged David Francis, ladder safety, Little Giant Ladder Systems, National Ladder Institute | Leave a comment

OSHA 101 for rural builders

Cover Rural Builder Sept. 2012

– By Sharon Thatcher, Rural Builder – A few things to know about the regulatory agency that monitors workplace safety. Even companies with the best safety practices ‘fear’ a visit from OSHA. With thousands of pages of regulations developed for … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Featured Magazine, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Roofing, RB September 2012, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged gary auman, osha for rural builders, post-frame builders, workplace safety | Leave a comment