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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.

Editor's note: The following article was authored by L.M. Sixel and was originally published in the Houston Chronicle.  Reprinted with permission.Employees and...
May 12, 2015
The $10 million renovation of Francis Hall at Texas A&M University puts the school in a one-of-a-kind position among institutions of higher education in the state.  It is...
May 07, 2015
To support OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction, OSHA's Houston South Area Office, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston,...
April 21, 2015
When I was younger, I saw an older man sort of just standing there. Staring. Not at me. Not seemingly at anything. But he looked as if he was very deep in thought. Curious, I...
April 13, 2015
We hear that question a lot on the Internet these days, but my question refers to the picture of a class of students who attend the Career Pathways Institute in Grand Island,...
March 03, 2015
Crane Institute of America has long focused on providing technical training for equipment operators and riggers, but as American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and...
March 02, 2015
Your safety-sense should be tingling about now for several reasons. I'd like to talk for a moment about the importance of taking personal responsibility for using personal...
February 10, 2015
A few weeks ago, Saied Alavi, Director of Operations at Marek Brothers Houston, and I visited an active construction site on the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (...
February 05, 2015
If you know Chamberlin, you know we’re experts in roofing and waterproofing. But we have another core service that often stands in the shadow of some of our more noteworthy...
February 02, 2015