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Plan and Practice Fire Escape Drills

Though many of us practice fire drills in the workplace, most deaths and injuries from fire each year are the result of home fires. When it comes to a fire emergency, the Window Safety Task Force in partnership with the National Safety Council reminds everyone that doors and windows are the primary and secondary escape routes.How prepared are you to escape safely in a fire?“In the event of fire or other emergencies, you may have little time to escape safely,” said Tammy Franks, National Safety...

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September 17 AAMA Webinar to Review What is New in State of the Construction Defect Industry

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar entitled “State of the Construction Defect Industry in 2019: What’s the Same and What’s New?” on September 17, open to all interested parties. Leading the webinar are Pete Fowler and Alex Prokop of Pete Fowler Construction Services. Register now for this complimentary session.This webinar will serve as an introduction to Construction Defects (CD) and the world of CD litigation. The speakers will review the history of the CD industry and offer an understanding of building...

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AAMA to Host September 10 Webinar on Tornado, Hurricane Storm Shelters with Dave Stammen

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar entitled “ICC 500 – Tornado and Hurricane Storm Shelters” on September 10, open to all interested parties. Leading the webinar is Dave Stammen, Principal Engineer for the Building Science Group at UL. Register now for this complimentary session, part of AAMA’s regular webinar series.This webinar will provide an overview of the history of storm shelter guidelines, how ICC 500 was developed and the code requirements that drive storm shelter construction. Stammen will also address specific...

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AAMA Western Region to Host Cal/OSHA Webinar, May 7

The AAMA Western Region is sponsoring a webinar this spring, delivering insights on balancing Cal/OSHA compliance with protecting your company. Sean Paisan, counsel for Ogletree Deakins, will lead this presentation, “When Cal/OSHA Comes Calling.” This May 7 webinar is open only to AAMA members and certification licensees. However, a tweet thread covering a similar presentation given at the AAMA Western Region 2019 Winter Summit in February can be found here. Search #AAMAWR on Twitter for additional coverage.What are your rights when a Cal/OSHA inspector comes...

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AAMA to Host Webinar on California’s Assembly Bill 262, 1827

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar discussing California’s Assembly Bill 262 and 1827, more commonly known as Buy Clean California. This legislation requires facility-specific Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for flat glass and other selected products. John Jewell, senior consultant at thinkstep, will lead this complimentary webinar taking place at 11:30 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, March 26. Register now for “California’s AB 262: Their Law Requiring EPDs.”California’s Department of General Services (DGS) is currently creating a methodology for interpreting the law, which...

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