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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.

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...
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...
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....
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...
On Saturday, June 16, 2012, the American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter (ASA-HC), in partnership with the Hispanic Contractors Association of Texas (HCAT) hosted a one...
Saied Alavi, operations manager at Marek Brothers Systems Houston, recently visited Guadalupe “Lupe” Ramos at a job site where Marek is installing drywall in medical office space...
One of the biggest safety issues on the complex jobsite is to know where the workforce is at any time without walking the site and visually identifying each individual. ...
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will host their annual Safety and Health Committee Conference in San Antonio, Texas in January.  The three-day event will...
Check this safety site out: Unsafe TV.  It is a blog by Fiona Burke that takes a critical approach to the DIY (Do It Yourself) world of home remodeling.  The Caution...