News for Construction Education & TrainingThursday, January 14, 2021Objective: To assure that employees recognize skidding hazards and how to prevent losing control of their vehicle. Skidding can cause serious accidents. Drivers must learn to recognize when skidding hazards exist and how to compensate appropriately. Skidding HazardsIceWaterSandOrganic materialOil slicksWorn-out tiresHigh-speed drivingClick here to download the complete training short in ...read moreCategories: Cornerstone Partner News, Construction Education & Training, SafetyThursday, January 07, 2021In an emergency situation, evacuating employees out of a building poses unique challenges. Appropriate exits, emergency lighting, communication systems, alarms and sprinkler systems are critical for employee safety. Emergency routes need to be developed, posted, and properly maintained to ensure easy accessibly in an emergency situation. Drills are a critical component of all emergency actions ...read moreCategories: Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Member NewsThursday, December 31, 2020Objective: To inform organizations of measures they can take to increase the security of their data, computer, and network systems. The advancement of information technology has made it easier than ever to run a small business, but your organization, as well as your customers and their data, may be at risk unless proper cybersecurity measures are in place. Download this week's training short ...read moreCategories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Safety, Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner NewsMonday, November 16, 2020There are dozens of construction fields. If you’re not sure which one to pursue, how do you decide? The trick is to think about which areas have a lot of growth potential, and which ones are well-suited for the kind of career you want to have. You might have to try out a few directions before you are sure which one will be the most appropriate for your goals. With this information, you’ll know the ...read moreCategories: Builders Corner, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Business Tips, Construction Education & Training, Member NewsThursday, November 12, 2020Marin School of Environmental Leadership (MarinSEL) Engineering Class Little Lending Library Building Proposal 2020-2021Our Ask: We are seeking donations to purchase and assemble 28 power tool kits. Currently, we have secured $6000.00 of our $12,000.00 goal. These kits will be lent to Junior students enrolled in the Marin School of Environmental Leadership (MarinSEL) Engineering Class so they ...read moreCategories: Community, Builders Corner, Construction Education & TrainingMonday, November 02, 2020AUTHOR Zachary Phillips PUBLISHED Oct. 26, 2020 Dive Brief:Several of the highest-paid jobs in the country that don't require a college degree are related to the construction industry, according to a new report from Advisor Smith. Construction managers earn the second-highest salary on the list of jobs that don't require a degree, which is based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.The ...read moreCategories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & TrainingThursday, October 01, 2020Have you ever met someone who knew exactly what they wanted to do in life from the time they were a small child? Some people are like that. They are practically born knowing where to go. For the rest of us, it’s important to find a good fit. But having a career is so much better when you know you can bring passion to your work. Here are five ways you can tell that your passion (and your future) ...read moreCategories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Community, Member NewsWednesday, January 01, 2020North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program enables students to explore a variety of construction related careers and prepares high school seniors for positions with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle. Cohorts begin in January and conclude in June with a 2-week boot camp or ...read moreCategories: Construction Education & Training, Event Related, Press Release, Scholarship, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Safety
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