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    Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    Objective: To create awareness of safe practices that protect visitors from worksite hazards. Visitors are any non-employees at the facility, including contractors, vendors, family members of employees, and facility inspectors. Because visitors may be unaware of the hazards and required processes specific to your organization, they may inadvertently endanger themselves or others through improper ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Business Tips, Marin Builders Association News, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Builders Corner
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Parking lots can present risk of personal injuries and property damage for organizations. They must be effectively designed and maintained with proper safety controls in place to prevent injuries and mitigate losses. Learn about guidelines that help to maintain a high level of safety such as:  LightingSecurityImproved VisibilityHow to Reduce the Risk of FallsRepainting Parking lot lines and ...read more
    Categories: Construction Education & Training, Safety, Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News
    Friday, October 16, 2020
    The Business Journal is seeking nominations for top real estate projects for its 15th annual 2020 Top Projects Awards. Winning companies will be featured in the North Bay Business Journal and honored at a virtual awards celebration in December.Nominations close Friday, October 30. Nominated projects must be located in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Marin or Solano counties and be available for ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Community, Event Related
    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    On September 22, 2020, the President signed Executive Order 13950 – Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping (EO 13950). The new Executive Order is intended “to combat offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating[.]” To implement that goal, EO 13950 states that the government’s policy is “not to promote race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating in the Federal workforce or in ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, Member News, Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    Laws are hitting the books to avert infernos from demolishing structures By SUSAN WOOD The North Bay Business Journal Pat Avila knows firsthand how important fire resistant construction is to her living space. In Sonoma County’s devastating Tubbs Fire of 2017, the longtime real estate agent’s residential complex with 46 homes in the Fountaingrove neighborhood burned down when embers penetrated ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Community, Green Building - Sustainability, Safety
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    Objective: To create awareness on the rights and responsibilities that employees have under the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act and other state and federal regulations   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all employers and workers to comply with occupational safety and health standards. You have rights under OSHA, but you must also follow all of the OSHA ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Builders Corner, Safety, Construction Education & Training, Cornerstone Partner News
    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, Event Related, Member News, Scholarship, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 07, 2020
    Molds are everywhere and have existed for millions of years. When mold spores drift through the air and land on moist surfaces such as damp wood, paper, carpet, food, ceiling tiles, insulation, drywall, wallpaper, or fabric they can grow and spread. We can’t eliminate mold, but to avoid potential harm to buildings and occupants, we can and should take steps to keep mold from growing in our ...read more
    Categories: Construction Education & Training, Safety, Cornerstone Partner News, Builders Corner, Member News
    Thursday, October 01, 2020
    SUSAN WOOD THE NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL September 29, 2020 With more than 200,000 American lives taken already, the six-month battle with COVID-19 may also morph into a war of words. A new California law requires businesses report coronavirus cases to their employees. But North Bay law firm specialists say the new rules come with thoughtful intentions but convoluted details. Assembly Bill ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Builders Corner, Community, COVID-19 Resources, Safety
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    Objective: To review critical safety principles related to safe forklift operationPoints to emphasize:Current employer training and certification is required.Complete the pre-operational checklist.Know your travel route.Drive with loads down.Know and do not exceed your load and weight capacity.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training ...read more
    Categories: Construction Education & Training, Member News, Builders Corner, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    AUTHOR Kim Slowey @kimslowey PUBLISHED Aug. 25, 2020 Construction Dive As a result of the novel coronavirus’ spread, construction industry players are preparing for permanent changes to the way they do business. Other changes that contractors likely will encounter moving forward through and after the pandemic, however, will be in their contracts, both between the owner and general contractor ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Builders Corner, Community
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program places over 20 well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry 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. Students will then ...read more
    Categories: Community, Event Related, Marin Builders Association News, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety, Press Release
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