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    Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    Job Hazard Analysis (JHA):  Thorough hazard assessments for your worksites are critical to assure continued protection of staff.  Learn what the most violated construction standards are, so you can create a plan to avoid unnecessary losses. Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish   Safety & Training Shorts ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Business Tips, Construction Education & Training, Cornerstone Partner News, Community, Safety
    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Reprinted from The North Bay Business Journal Kathryn Reed April 8, 2021 Building material costs, with lumber alone up by 180%, may not drop to pre-pandemic levels soon, even when mills return to full staffing and overseas factories fully recover, according to some suppliers and contractors. “This price spike has caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by more than ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Builders Corner, Member News
    Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    Objective: To raise awareness of common hazards associated with compressed gas cylinders. Compressed gas cylinders are hazardous due to the high pressure of their contents as well as the potential hazards of the contents themselves. Before working with cylinders, familiarize yourself with the characteristics of their contents and learn proper cylinder handling procedures.Click here to download ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Saturday, April 03, 2021
    THE NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL STAFF April 2, 2021, 5:12PM  Norma T. Kostecka, a longtime advertising director who in October 2020 became publisher of the North Bay Business Journal, died Wednesday of breast cancer at her home in Napa. She was 58. “My mom was a force of good and a force of compassion and a force of joy,” said daughter Megan Kostecka, 29. “She’s gone but she will be ever-present ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News
    Monday, March 29, 2021
    Objective: To increase awareness of the health risks and prevention methods associated with Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a contagious, inflammatory liver disease caused by infection with the Hepatitis A virus. Rates of infection have decreased by 95% since a vaccine was introduced in 1995, but there are still around 2,500 cases a year in the United States.Click here to download the complete ...read more
    Categories: Construction Education & Training, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Monday, March 15, 2021
    Objective: To assure that your organization is prepared for an active shooter incident and is taking proactive steps to minimize the chances or effectiveness of a shooter on the premises. No workplace is immune to the risks of an active shooter incident. However, there are steps that you can take to assure that your organization is prepared for the worst. Emergency Action PlanTraining ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Builders Corner, Business Tips, Construction Education & Training
    Monday, March 01, 2021
    North 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 young adults for positions with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle. Made possible by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, the program helps ...read more
    Categories: Scholarship, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, Cornerstone Partner News, Press Release, Event Related, Safety, Community
    Monday, February 22, 2021
    You can help keep our recycling streams clean and organized when you avoid making these recycling errors. Are you confused about whether an item is recyclable or not? Are you following MSS’s most recent recycling guidelines? Below we detail some common issues we’ve found in our recycling streams.1. Stop putting ‘garbage’ plastics in the recyclables cart. We don’t accept as many plastics as you ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Member News, Green Building - Sustainability, Cornerstone Partner News, Community
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    For Immediate Release The Alternative Management Standard (AMS), which allows waste haulers to accept treated wood waste (TWW) from residential and commercial customers, expired on December 31, 2020 when Governor Newsome vetoed a bill to extend the statute (HSC 25150.7) and regulations (22 CCR 67386.1 et seq.).   For this reason, beginning January 1, 2021, waste haulers in the County of Marin ...read more
    Categories: Community, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Green Building - Sustainability, Builders Corner, Member News, Business Tips
    Friday, January 15, 2021
    With news that the Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for multiple COVID-19 vaccines, many of our friends in the construction industry have asked whether they can require or mandate that their employees receive one of the vaccines. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently updated its guidance on COVID-19-related employment issues to indicate that ...read more
    Categories: COVID-19 Resources, Business Tips, Member News, Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Thursday, December 17, 2020
    12/17/20 | 2020-21 EEOC Issues COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for EmployersIntroduction On December 16, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released much anticipated new guidance on the interaction of various equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws with the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine. Of significant note, this guidance effectively permits employers to implement a ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Cornerstone Partner News, Builders Corner, COVID-19 Resources
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    Mahalo to our members and guests for making the 44th Annual Marin Builders Association Golf Classic - Luau on the Links a tremendous success. We welcomed more than 70 players at Indian Valley Golf Club on Friday, October 9th for a fabulous day of golf, camaraderie, sportsmanship, delicious food & refreshments. Players and supporters celebrated our commitment to education as a portion of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Event Related, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Scholarship
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