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Feb 13 2019

Builders Mutual is the Official Safety Sponsor of the National Association of Home Builders

Jodi Vedelli
919-227-0295
jvedelli@bmico.com

RALEIGH, N.C. – Builders Mutual, a leading writer of commercial insurance for the construction industry in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, is reinforcing its commitment to safety by serving as the Official Safety Sponsor of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the sponsor of the inaugural IBS Jobsite Safety Zone at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) on Feb. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Jobsite Safety Zone will showcase exhibitors who specialize in providing cutting-edge construction safety products and educating construction professionals on the latest in workplace safety solutions.

Builders Mutual is partnering with the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to safety research, who will be exhibiting in Booth N663, within the Jobsite Safety Zone at the show. JSI will offer live safety training sessions and demos in the booth each day beginning at 9:30 a.m. The training topics will focus on fall protection, harnesses, guardrails, and distracted driving. JSI will introduce a virtual reality experience demonstrating the importance of fall protection, as well as remote-control cars that simulate driving while impaired. When they are not training, JSI safety experts will be available to answer attendees’ questions and to demonstrate safety equipment.

Two special events will be hosted in the booth:
•On Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 3:30-5 p.m., Builders Mutual will celebrate the inaugural Jobsite Safety Zone and unveil an exciting new campaign.
•On Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 3:30-5 p.m., JSI will host an in-booth networking event promoting the mission of JSI, along with the announcement of a new grant.

“Job-site safety is crucial in the construction industry, and Builders Mutual is excited to take part in the first-ever Jobsite Safety Zone featured during this year’s International Builders’ Show,” said Mike Gerber, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Builders Mutual. “Attendees will have the chance to meet industry leaders dedicated to job-site safety and leave with practical training tips and best practices.”

About Builders Mutual
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, Builders Mutual is a leading writer of commercial insurance for the construction industry in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Since its inception, Builders Mutual has broadened its territory beyond North Carolina to include the District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Florida. The company provides coverage to more than 23,000 policyholders through more than 5,000 sales agents and employs nearly 350 staff at its Raleigh headquarters. 

About JSI
Founded by Builders Mutual, the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. This research and educational organization is dedicated to eliminating all job-site related injuries and deaths in the construction industry. Research by JSI will play a critical role in improving on-the-job safety and saving lives.

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