• News for Education, Safety and Training

    Friday, April 19, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   We begin at ‘zero’ with our first contractor Q/A. Another contractor adds ‘one’ to our active look at licensing law.  I will ‘second’ the motion suggested for a NV question, while our last inquiry needs ‘three’ trades to be successful, ‘generally’…   Q:  I am an attorney and my client is purchasing a construction business.  He has never ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    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.Click here to download the complete ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    Objective: To assure that employees know how potential maintenance issues are identified before serious damage or breakdown occurs Fleet safety directors have many concerns: How familiar are drivers with their equipment?How often do they check their vehicles for signs of trouble?Do they check their gauges and instrument panels?Do they recognize the symptoms leading to mechanical failure and ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Sorry to say, but sometimes the ‘parts’ don’t add up to the whole ‘experience’. Confused? No wonder its contractor license regulation we are talking about…   Q:  I would like to explain what my company does and see if you have any advice or an opinion.  I own a business that contracts with vacation home owners to come in after their ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    Objective: To help employees fight fatigue in order to minimize safety and health risks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 15 million Americans work irregular schedules, including full-time evening shifts, night shifts, and rotating shifts (where workers alternate between working nights and days in a given week). These kinds of shifts have been associated ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Objective: To create awareness of the process of job hazard analyses and their importance to Behavior-Based SafetyBehavior-Based Safety (BBS) includes observing employees' behaviors, coaching, and re-focusing behavior so that safer practices are followed. In order for BBS to be effective, organizations must conduct job hazard analyses (JHAs) for each job. JHAs allow employers to eliminate or ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    Deconstruction is the process of carefully dismantling a structure, or parts of a structure, and salvaging the materials for reuse. Deconstruction is not demolition; in fact, deconstruction is a form of waste reduction that creates the opportunity for building materials to be repurposed and reused. Deconstruction has the potential to open new markets, create job opportunities and foster a more ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Permits - Marin County, Community, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Permits
    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Any test taken is always a bet you hope to win. Sometimes passing it is the only way to ‘win, place or show’ as our first contractor discovers. There are times when the label placed on something is almost ‘self-explanatory’, but not always as we learn in a ‘liability’ question followed by another on restoring a revoked license…   Q:  We ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Introducing the North Bay Construction Corps Class of MarinSponsored by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation This program aims to place twenty 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.We are recruiting students now to take part in Marin's first class cohort beginning in January ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Green Building - Sustainability, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Education, Safety and Training
    Friday, November 10, 2017
    Wagstaff + Rogers Architects are passionate about relationships with our clients. As professionals we have a responsibility to coach our clients about the architect's role and responsibility as well as the design and construction process. Cultivating an environment of education fosters trust, creates good communication, relieves frustration, and builds successful relationships with our clients. A ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Home Resource Guide
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