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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    Objective: To improve recognition of the common symptoms of driver fatigue and to provide tips for drowsy driving prevention The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that driver drowsiness and fatigue is one of the main causes of police-reported road crashes each year. Precautions are needed from both employees and employers to assure safety on the road.Click here to ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Papers/Research, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Monday, September 09, 2019
    Department of Transportation (DOT) Placards indicate the presence of hazardous materials inside containers.   Any employer receiving packages or containers of hazardous materials which are required to be marked, labeled or placarded in accordance with the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations needs to retain those markings, labels and placards on the package or ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Papers/Research, Education, Safety and Training, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Cornerstone Partner News
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Yes, you can’t have it both ways. Or can you? A contractor is having some ‘separation’ anxiety with his RME, while another’s hopeful ambition to ‘raise the roof’ falls flat… A: Business names have been a hot topic with regards to contractors lately.The CSLB has really been enforcing B&P Code 7059.1 which addresses business names being ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training, Papers/Research
    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    Objective: To reinforce awareness of dangerous heat illnesses, including symptoms, treatment procedures, and safety precautions When the body is unable to cool off by sweating, heat-induced illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur. These illnesses are very serious, and can sometimes result in death. High temperatures, humidity, direct sun or heat, limited air movement, ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Papers/Research, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, E- Communication - Toolkit Program
    Monday, August 26, 2019
    Objective: To reinforce awareness about the qualifications necessary to design and install protective systems.Trenches Under 4’ deep Protective systems are only required if the potential for cave-in exists.Trenches 4’ – 20’ deep The following is required: Shoring/shieldingSlopingBenchingTrenches Over 20’ deep A registered professional engineer must design the protective system.Access and ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Papers/Research, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Learn about Hunter’s Hydrawise smart controller, the world’s premier wi-fi irrigation controller, designed to be a workhorse for both you and your clients. By saving both water and time while protecting your client’s landscape, Hydrawise can help you grow your business stronger faster.Learn more at these FREE seminars and how to register!
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Papers/Research, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Event Related
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE  CONTACT: Rick Wells Chief Executive Officer  415.462.1220 rick@marinbuilders.com   CONTACT: Don Jeppson Chief Building Official     415.485.3357 Don.Jeppson@cityofsanrafael.org  City of San Rafael to Publish Report from Marin Builders Association on Permit Customer Satisfaction   In partnership with the Marin Builders Association and the Marin Economic Forum, the City ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release
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