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WCLBMA- Second Growth Summer Conference
DC- 3/6/2015] - Legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives to
protect dealers from unfair product liability lawsuits. The National Lumber and
Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) applauds Rep. Blake Farenthold
(R-TX) for his reintroduction of the NLBMDA-promoted "Innocent Sellers
Fairness Act" (H.R. 1199) that would provide product liability protection
to those businesses that merely sell products, and did not manufacture or
install them. Read more.
[Washington, DC- 2/17/2015] - In response to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to modify the refresher training requirements under the Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule, the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is urging the agency to adopt the proposal to eliminate the requirement that refresher training for a certified renovator have a hands-on component. NLBMDA supports the proposed change as certified renovators already have prior hands-on training and continue to perform hands-on work as a regular part of their job. Read more.
Do you know the top OSHA citations for the building material industry and what to do if OSHA shows up at your door? Is your yard safe and prepared for an OSHA inspection? Come to Part Two of NLBMDA's webinar series to learn how OSHA is citing our industry, hear how you can get into compliance, and become prepared for an inspection. This is part two of a two part webinar series covering the top 10 citations in the LBM industry. Part two will cover top citations six through ten. Click on the date you'd like to learn more about: February 18, February 20, April 14, or April 16.