Deck Safety

9 08, 2022

Nashville Bar Evacuated After Deck Partially Collapses

By |2022-08-09T15:27:30-05:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

A popular bar in Nashville was evacuated after a portion of the outdoor deck seemingly collapsed.Patrons at Loser's Bar and Grill in Midtown were enjoying their Wednesday (August 3) evening ahead of Whiskey Jam when the floor of the deck suddenly buckled around 6 p.m., WKRN reports. There were also reports of a potential gas leak. While initial reports stated the deck collapsed, the Nashville Fire Department has since confirmed the incident is not classified as a collapse. No injuries were reported.

1 08, 2022

InterNACHI Special Membership Offer

By |2022-08-01T16:18:03-05:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Building Codes, Deck Safety, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Estimates show that there are more than 60 million existing decks in the U.S. with more than 30 million decks that are past their useful life and need to be replaced or repaired. Join NADRA for a class on Deck Evaluation / Inspection Class, Saturday, September 10, 2022. LEARN MORE AND [...]

25 07, 2022

Neighbors React to Deck Collapse That Injured Six People in Antioch

By |2022-07-26T08:09:57-05:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

From a next-door neighbor’s property, you can see the aftermath of a deck that partially collapsed Saturday night and sent six people to the hospital. The deck, which stood more than 10 feet high, collapsed during a house party in Antioch on Pippen Drive. Neighbor Sakawa Bakoyema remembers hearing the loud crash as she washed dishes and kept an eye on her 2-year-old daughter.

21 07, 2022

Homeowner Left with Unfinished Deck After Giving Contractor $16k

By |2022-07-21T09:55:38-05:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , |

After giving an unlicensed residential contractor more than $16,000 to build a new deck with a covered porch, a metro Atlanta homeowner has been left with a small pile of lumber, a messy demolition site, and four raised beams that are propped up and barely secured.

14 07, 2022

Regina Couple Injured in Deck Collapse Wants Builder, Developer to Take Responsibility

By |2022-07-14T11:19:52-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

A raised deck overlooking a pond and golf course is what convinced Koroush Khandehroo, a 47-year-old professor at the University of Regina, and his wife, Mahshad Khaniki, to buy a new townhouse in northwest Regina in 2015.For nearly five years, the couple considered the second-storey deck to be a peaceful oasis from which they could watch birds and golfers.Then, on June 22, 2020, the deck collapsed underneath them and turned their lives upside down.

28 06, 2022

Child, Adult Injured During Central Pa. Deck Collapse: Police

By |2022-06-29T07:37:15-05:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: |

An adult and a child were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after the deck on the back of a Lancaster County home collapsed, police said. The deck caved in around 1:48 p.m. Wednesday on Hopeland Road in Clay Township, according to the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department.

18 05, 2022

How to Participate in Deck Safety Month®

By |2022-05-19T09:48:12-05:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

3 Ways You Can Do Your Part To Promote Safe Outdoor Living (And Potentially Expand Sales)With summertime just around the corner, May’s warm weather invites homeowners around the country to start spending extended time outside on their decks. May is national Deck Safety Month® and represents a perfect opportunity for dealers to do their part to promote safe outdoor living while potentially increasing deck sales. 

11 05, 2022

Guidance for Generating or Disposing Treated Wood Waste in California

By |2022-05-11T09:10:06-05:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

The wood treating industry has developed a website at to assist Californians and businesses in properly disposing TWW. Detailed information on the following topics for TWW generators can be reviewed on the website.

10 05, 2022

New Website Offers Guidance on Treated Wood Disposal in California

By |2022-05-10T08:40:30-05:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Contractors working with treated wood, have a new online resource that will help you stay in compliance with state regulations. The online resource tools are attached and can be found at  

28 04, 2022

Check Your Deck® During Deck Safety Month® in May

By |2022-04-30T09:57:42-05:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , |

The North American Deck and Railing Association, NADRA, stresses the importance of May’s National Deck Safety Month’s® initiatives and recommend that all homeowners Check Your Deck® before inviting loved ones out onto your deck.

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