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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.

Standards Committee

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the National Framers Council Standards Committee is to (1) define the typical duties and responsibilities of the Building Designer, Contractor and framing installation subcontractor to the Contractor (“Framing Trade Contractor”) so that all parties understand the division of responsibilities with respect to wood framing of multi-unit Building projects (“Commercial Wood Framing”).  This will result in future safer construction, more effective and efficient use of resources and more economical Commercial Wood Framing projects overall and (2) provide requirements to the Building Designer and Contractor on matters relating to the commercial wood framing process. Revised 1/20


Mr. Mike Colcombe
5-STAR Building Solutions


Mr. Brian Groves
Ace Carpentry, Inc.


Mr. Alma Broadbent
Agra Tech, LLC

Mr. Mike Grossman
American Pride Builders, Inc.

Mr. Joe Gutberlet
Bruce L. Jones, Contractor

Mr. Stephen Keller

Mr. Chris Tatge
Dynamic Construction

Mr. Kenneth A. Watters, II PE
KW Engineering

SBCA Staff

Talia Zanotelli

Ashley Nuess

Jess Lohse

NFC Orientation Checklist

The FrameSAFE Orientation Checklist provides a safety overview for new employees.

NFC Mission

NFC will develop standards for framing field operations and management to be used as industry best practices, nationally.

Frame Safe Logo Safety Manual Template

Site-Specific Safety Program

Version 4 of FrameSAFE is now available! It includes a new module on silica exposure, expanded Implementation Guide and a new, searchable online dashboard!

NFC is a council of the
Structural Building Components Association
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