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he phone conversations usually requires employers to report work-re-  
go a little something like this lated amputations, in-patient hospi-  
[insert annoyed tone]: “Do you talizations or the loss of an eye within  
all just scour the Internet looking for 24 hours.) “That’s pretty much over-  
a window and door company that had whelmed them.”  
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a safety violation and then report on it  
The above quote really surprised  
for your e-newsletter [and website]?” me. Keeping up with these serious  
asks the caller. Our response usual- injuries has overwhelmed them? No  
ly goes a little something like this: wonder they are putting this new pro-  
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When we see reports that a door or gram into place. They are, in essence,  
window company is involved in an letting others do the work for them.  
OSHA violation, it’s news. We cover I mean, on one level, it makes sense,  
the door and window industry, and it’s but read Trey’s article for all the con-  
our job to keep our readers informed.” sequences that may ensue.  
Another alarming fact is how much  
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DWM editor Trey Barrineau gives you the lead paint rule and the degree to  
six pages of in-depth information which the Environmental Protection  
struction industry, which aims to limit  
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ty landscape is about to change. If mated how much that would cost  
you hate the Occupational Safety and industry companies.  
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Health Administration now (OSHA),  
Some regulation is needed, yes, but  
Michael Chausse, vice president, Vi-Lux Building Products.  
Chris Dimou, CEO, Roto Frank North America, general manager, the  
Tim Dykstra, director of sales, moulding and trim, Royal Building Products  
Scott Gates, president, COO, Western Window Systems  
Ron Hess, CEO, Window Depot  
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hold on—it’s about to get worse. A with EPA and OSHA, I can understand  
new requirement going into effect this why many are concerned. Heck, I can  
August will put the entire injury and understand why one of our largest  
illness history of most U.S. companies door and window makers, Jeld-Wen,  
into a searchable online database.  
cited regulations as having a potential  
“Obviously, that’s going to be a impact on the company in its initial  
whole lot of information that OSHA’s public offering filed in June 2016 (see  
about to receive, and they’ve been pages 8 and 13). If that’s proof of the  
pretty swamped since January 1,” real effect this has on industry com-  
says Terry Burkhalter, an authorized panies—and that’s a large corpora-  
OSHA instructor and vice president tion—imagine what it means to the  
of risk control services with Willis smaller ones (Trey addresses that in  
Towers Watson in Knoxville, Tenn. his article too).  
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