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“Work safely. Go home safely.” 
The National Framers Council develops and implements
best practices to help ensure framers leave the jobsite
each day in the same health as they arrived.

  • Two-story house built on the National Mall in Washington, DC

    As part of the 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase hosted by HUD and NAHB, NFC and SBCA members collaborated to frame a two-story house in just under nine hours on the National Mall.

  • Chris Tatge working in safety gear on roof trusses at a jobsite

    I originally went to the NFC to find a solution to my OSHA safety concerns and ended up discovering ways to effectively grow my framing company tenfold over the last five years. Interacting with other NFC framers opened my eyes to so many opportunities. - CHRIS TATGE, Dynamic Construction

  • Chris Tatge, Pedro Loureiro, Scott Stevens, and Bruce Jones know what it takes to grow and lead a highly successful wood framing contracting business. In this video they share the most impactful lessons they've learned from their years in the business.

  • Mentorship map outlining mentoring regions

    NFC created a team of regional mentors to support new FrameSAFE subscribers as they delve into all the program has to offer. Learn more about the FrameSAFE program, or if you're already a subscriber, contact NFC to get your region mentor's contact information.

  • For the past seven years, the NFC has been bringing thousands of framers from across the country together to share ideas and best practices, develop standards for the framing industry, and improve jobsite operations and safety. Join the NFC today!

  • Version 4 Includes Expanded Implementation Guidance & More Online Resources! The latest version of NFC’s Safety Manual Template is now available in English & Spanish.

  • A few construction workers setting up wall panels for a building

    The NFC FrameSAFE program includes a library of Toolbox Talks you can use on the jobsite to promote a safe work environment.


NFC was established to educate framers, general contractors, developers, insurance carriers and other industry professionals about the challenges and the liabilities faced by framers every day. 

As a means to fulfill its primary mission, NFC has developed a comprehensive, industry-specific, jobsite safety program. Learn more about the FrameSAFE program, subscribe to Framing News and become an NFC Member today!

Learn more about the benefits of joining the NFC

“Creating a community of like-minded framers, GCs, suppliers and design professionals.”