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Care and Safety

Attending to the safety, security and well-being of all craftspersons is the foundation for building and sustaining a high performance workforce. That means establishing high safety standards and ensuring workers' compensation coverage. It also means that FUTA, SUTA and FICA are paid on behalf of all craftspersons.

The Construction Career Collaborative (C3) announced last week that they are taking applications for the next C3 Train the Trainer session.  The Train the Trainer course is...
May 28, 2013
On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 the AGC Annual Safety Stand Down was held on commercial construction projects throughout the Greater Houston area. It was a day dedicated to emphasizing...
May 16, 2013
Construction in Texas may be "cheap," but that's only if you consider the final price of the project. In most cases, the true costs are borne by workers, taxpayers, and society at...
May 14, 2013
On a commercial renovation job in Panama City, Florida, a Hispanic drywall construction worker was electrocuted when he came in contact with electrical wires projecting from a...
May 06, 2013
With the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard requiring U.S. operators to be certified by November 2014, the Crane and Rigging Conference (CRC) and Industrial Crane and...
March 20, 2013
OSHA’S Type and Capacity RequirementThis article originally appeared in Crane & Rigging Hot Line, and is reprinted here with permission by the author.Lately there’s been a lot...
December 13, 2012
All That Hard Work Didn’t Go Down the DrainIn 2007 the American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter (ASA-HC) created a safety committee to meet the needs of the members...
October 03, 2012
This article was written by our newest blogger, Adam Snape, on behalf of Myredlandroof, a roofing firm based out of the United Kingdom with over 90 years’ experience in the trade....
September 19, 2012
The following information was provided by Workers Defense Project (WDP), an Austin-based advocacy group for low-income workers.This evening a vigil will be held for José Lainez, a...
July 11, 2012