• News for Safety

    Monday, October 04, 2021
    Objective: To provide an overview of lockout/tagout, including why it is important, the basic roles, and the energy sources needing to be controlled. Employers must create a lockout/tagout program if employees work with machinery, and employees must learn and follow the program to keep themselves and others safe.The Importance of Lockout/Tagout Lockout/tagout procedures prevent the unexpected ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    Jacob W. Scott Partner Alexander GorelikAssociate Consistent with the September 9, 2021 Executive Order (EO), which promised to order federal contractors and subcontractors to take additional measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, on Friday, September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force responsible for establishing those necessary measures released extensive Guidance on the ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Member News, Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, COVID-19 Resources, Safety
    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    Objective: To reinforce proper fire prevention practices applicable to welding and hot work. Hot work produces flames or sparks that present a fire ignition hazard to the surrounding environment and personnel.Fire hazard assessment: Before any hot work is permitted, perform a thorough assessment and document potential hazards associated with each task, including: All activities required for ...read more
    Categories: Construction Education & Training, Member News, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety, Builders Corner
    Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    Fire Safe Marin is announcing Wildfire Watch TV - a new kind of show!A sneak peek is linked here. The first episode streams on-demand on September 16. We'll bring resources, tips, and tools to help Marin residents adapt to living with wildfire. Produced by Fire Safe Marin and funded by Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority.Learn more at www.firesafemarin.org    
    Categories: Community, Builders Corner, Safety
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021
    North 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 internship 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 more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Scholarship, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Event Related, Member News, Safety
    Monday, August 10, 2020
    With the way that the economy has changed throughout the past 10-15 years, it’s not surprising that people are rethinking about how they consider starting a career. Getting a college degree used to be a popular option that would secure a good job. Now, not so much. Instead, you might be thinking about learning a trade that offers you a lot of upward mobility. But how soon can you start? Here’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Builders Corner, Safety, Marin Builders Association News
    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 partnered with College of Marin and Canal Alliance to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program targets entry-level ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Community, Member News, Safety
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