• News for Education, Safety and Training

    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Objective: To introduce common engineering controls for lead exposure, including methods of substitution, isolation, and ventilation Because lead exposure is dangerous, employers must implement engineering controls to minimize employee exposure to the greatest extent possible. Engineering controls are greatly preferred over administrative controls as the best way to control exposures. Personal ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Friday, August 09, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   What the company wants the company gets! Another contractor gets a ‘stranger things’ feeling, while another gets ‘referred’ for a second opinion. A reminder for all contractors on ‘reciprocity’ state by state…   Q:  My company wanted me to ask whether a CSLB licensed Class “A” Engineering Contractor can obtain a classification as a Class ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Monday, August 05, 2019
    Objective: To assure that personnel involved in hurricane response and recovery operations are aware of common hazards and safe practices. Hurricanes present several potential causes of severe damage, from rain and flooding to high winds and flying objects. Some of these conditions can persist after the storm has passed, so individuals left in its wake need to be familiar with precautions and ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, E-Communication - Newsletter, E- Communication - Toolkit Program
    Monday, July 29, 2019
    Objective: To inform employees about proper practices for computer monitor setup that will reduce the risk of eye strain Employees that spend most of their time at work in front of computer monitors may be at risk of eye strain.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   If your worker ‘subverts’ the truth about his licensing are you ‘generally’ in trouble? There’s no place like ‘homeowner’s association’, I enlighten a contractor on a solar question and prevent an ‘alteration’ that would get another nothing but ‘rejection’…   Q: Does California have a requirement for General Contractors to ensure ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Objective: To give an overview of fixed guards and safeguarding devices Guards are barriers that protect workers from dangerous moving parts by preventing the entry of their body or clothing into the machine. Fixed guards are the preferred control method as they are a permanent fixture and do not depend on moving parts. Further safeguarding devices may also be necessary.Click here to download ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Thursday, July 18, 2019
    Stay up to date with everything your Marin Builders membership offers you! On the first Thursday of every month, from 8:30-9:30 am our Membership Director, Christine Puccini will hold open office hours for ANY/ALL members. (Please check the event calendar or call the office to confirm in case the regular date has been changed due to vacation or illness.)  No RSVP needed – just drop by our office, ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    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: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Introducing the North Bay Construction Corps Class of MarinSponsored by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation 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 bootcamp and hiring event. If you have ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS
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