News for Cornerstone Partner NewsWednesday, April 14, 2021Job 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 moreCategories: Member News, Business Tips, Construction Education & Training, Cornerstone Partner News, Community, SafetyMonday, April 12, 2021Reprinted 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 moreCategories: Press Release, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Builders Corner, Member NewsTuesday, April 06, 2021Objective: 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 moreCategories: Member News, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner News, SafetySaturday, April 03, 2021THE 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 moreCategories: Community, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Member NewsMonday, March 29, 2021Objective: 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 moreCategories: Construction Education & Training, Cornerstone Partner News, SafetyMonday, March 15, 2021Objective: 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 moreCategories: Safety, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Builders Corner, Business Tips, Construction Education & TrainingNBCC Construction Training is Recruiting for 2021 - Special Thanks - Mario Ghilotti Family FoundationMonday, March 01, 2021North 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 moreCategories: Scholarship, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, Cornerstone Partner News, Press Release, Event Related, Safety, CommunityMonday, February 22, 2021You 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 moreCategories: Business Tips, Member News, Green Building - Sustainability, Cornerstone Partner News, CommunityWednesday, January 27, 2021For 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 moreCategories: Community, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Green Building - Sustainability, Builders Corner, Member News, Business TipsFriday, January 15, 2021With 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 moreCategories: COVID-19 Resources, Business Tips, Member News, Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, SafetyThursday, December 17, 202012/17/20 | 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 moreCategories: Safety, Cornerstone Partner News, Builders Corner, COVID-19 ResourcesMonday, October 12, 2020Mahalo 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 moreCategories: Community, Press Release, Event Related, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Scholarship
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