NAHB Recognizes Leaders in Residential Construction Safety

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has named the winners of the 13th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) for their commitment to strong safety programs. The awards program recognizes member companies, workers and other individuals for outstanding safety programs that make them leaders in the residential construction industry. “It is exciting to see home building professionals dedicated to workplace safety receive such a prestigious honor,” said J. Gary Hill, NAHB Construction Safety and Health Committee chairman and home builder from Winston-Salem,…

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Virginia Remodeler Leo Lantz Named 2018 NAHB Remodeler of the Year

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 – The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers is honoring Leo Lantz, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMR, a remodeler from Glen Allen, Va., as the 2018 NAHB Remodeler of the Year. The NAHB Remodeler of the Year award recognizes superior business management, exemplary NAHB involvement at all levels and outstanding contributions to the remodeling industry. “Leo Lantz has become a distinguished remodeler over the last three decades by providing excellent work for his customers, and has sincere enthusiasm to give back to his local community and industry,”…

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Women in Construction

    By Na Zhao Women remain underrepresented in the construction industry, although they currently make up almost half (47 percent) of the total working population. The share of women employed in construction has stayed relatively constant, around 9 percent since 2002. Women play a number of roles in the construction industry, such as administrative, professional, managerial, construction, and production occupations. We explore the state of women in the construction industry using the labor force statistics from the Current Population Survey (CPS).The number of women employed in the construction industry…

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