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Nov. 16—OSHA on Heat Injury Prevention, Industry Reacts to Passed Bills, More

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The Nov. 16 Roofing & Exteriors Business Update newsletter.

Though most roofers are settling in for the cold winter months, summer is already heating up on the regulatory front thanks to a new heat injury and illness prevention rule OSHA is devising. Although the rule may take time to develop, industry leaders say now is the time to start preparing.

Associated Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Home Builders respond to the latest $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed by the House.

In honor of Veterans Day, Beacon revealed the six grand prize winners of its annual Beacon of Hope, a nationwide contest awarding deserving Veterans with new roofs. For the third year in a row, Beacon will deliver and facilitate roof replacement for the six Veteran contest winners at no cost to the recipient. 

According to a recent analysis from the Associated General Contractors of America, nearly one-fifth of U.S. metro areas lost construction jobs between September 2020 and September 2021.

Hiring is a huge challenge for contractors these days and it takes on even more importance when a company is looking to replace its departing senior leaders. Find out more from Wayne Rivers of the Family Business Institute.

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