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    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Take protective measures when there is a chance of falling or moving objects. Falling or moving objects disable more than 260,000 workers a year. Of every 100 workers hurt, 14 are struck by something falling or moving. Wearing the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can help workers avoid this kind of accident. In order to determine the appropriate PPE, complete a Hazard Assessment for all ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training
    Monday, February 24, 2020
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2020:Kerri Schultze, Ray Morgan Company who referred Dr. Sydne Pomin, D.C. and Dr. Andrea Cavalla, D.C., Tam ChiropracticBernard St. Croix, St. Croix Interiors who referred Earthwise EnergyLindsay Moon, Green Galaxy Builders, who referred MurphyMcKenna ConstructionSultan Nabkel, Jack London Kitchen & Bath, who referred Kwam ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 18, 2020
    Proactive preventive safety measures:Safely covering an opening with a piece of plywood requires more than placing the material over the hole.The hole should be covered and secured with a cover large and rigid enough to prevent failure and movement.Holes should be marked with danger warnings.Every employee on the job should be warned about the hazard.Never leave an opening uncovered or ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    Now through March 12th for an effective date of April 1, 2020   Please join us on "Open Enrollment Day" to meet with our Health Insurance Program representatives. Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Marin Builders Association 660 Las Gallinas Avenue San Rafael, CA 94903Are you interested in joining our group medical, dental, vision and/or life insurance coverage offered ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    Objective: To promote awareness of the potential for carbon monoxide to be produced by heaters and generators Heaters and generators that use organic materials for fuel, such as natural gas or propane, can emit carbon monoxide (CO) if the heater or generator is not working properly or not properly tuned up, allowing for incomplete combustion. CO is a chemical asphyxiant: it takes the place of ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    Objective: To explain the importance of housekeeping in preventing slips, trips, and falls and to give an overview of housekeeping principles, including spill response. Housekeeping is one of the most important practices for preventing slips, trips, and falls. Obstacles and clutter are a major cause of trips, and floor wetness and contaminants are major causes of slips.Click here to download the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, General News Article, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    High school seniors pursuing a college, university or trade school education are eligible to apply for a scholarship award.  While we emphasize the need for trained professionals in the construction industry, scholarship applicants may choose an advanced course of education in any field. Though the Selection Committee may view academic achievement as an accomplishment, it is not the basis for ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    On Friday night, over 260 members and supporters celebrated our commitment to education, scholarships, workforce development, and community at the 2020 Marin Builders Association Crab Fest. Special thanks to the Event Sponsors that made it a true celebration: Ghilotti Construction Company, Ghilotti Bros., Inc., Jackson's Hardware, Miele, Ferguson, Alten Construction , Inc., Cal-West Rentals, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Event Related, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Friday, January 10, 2020
      San Rafael, CA (January 9, 2020) – The Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation has made a $300,000 commitment to the Career Technical Education Foundation and Marin Builders Association to support expansion of a successful local youth training program called the North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC).                                 The North Bay Construction Corps, launched in Sonoma County in 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, January 02, 2020
    This week, two construction education programs supported by the Marin Builders Association will begin new classes with over 50 total students exploring the benefits of construction and the built environment as a career path.Your membership support of the Marin Builders Association helps to make these programs possible. Thank you! If you would like more information about how you can help these ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    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: Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    The Marin Builders Association Board of Directors recently welcomed State Senator Mike McGuire. Senator McGuire addressed highlights about the economy, housing, insurance, energy, and permit process reform in Marin County. Senator McGuire plans to meet again with the Marin Builders Association Permit Simplicity Initiative Team to further discuss the work they are conducting with regard to permit ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Human Interest, Permits - Marin County, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Beginning January 1, 2020, the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Regulation will be enforced through a new automatic process. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), was signed into law on April 28, 2017. This bill states that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must check that vehicles are compliant with, or exempt from, CARB’s Truck ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    Inspiration. Expertise. Professionals. 500+ Local Resources for your Home. The most recognized and respected name in local Building meets the most recognized and respected name in local News. Marin Builders Association is back, with help from Marin Independent Journal and San Rafael based design studio, And Them, with the latest edition of the incomparable go-to resource guide for homeowners in ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
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