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Phone: (909) 396-1451 - Fax: (909) 396-1453

What Changing Marijuana Laws Mean For Construction Safety


Employers of all types are expected to keep up with laws concerning safety and health in the workplace. But few laws have changed as quickly and as dramatically as America’s regulations on marijuana

And with the extreme importance of being alert and sober on the job site, the construction must be paying extra attention to these laws and what they mean for worker safety. As of October 2015, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in some form, with 19 states and the nation’s capital allowing the use of medical marijuana or marijuana oil. Alaska, Oregon, Colorado, and Washington all allow recreational use in public and private.

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By Chuck Daleo

Q: I am a concrete contractor. Can you give me a refresher course on accessibility that can affect my flatwork?
Dave H.

I am pleased with Dave’s concerns. There are just too many lawsuits involving accessibility and you all need to be aware of the requirements. Flatwork includes sidewalks, ramps and other walking surfaces. In a public place, these components are regulated by the ADAAG and Chapter 11B of the CBC.

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732 N. Diamond Bar Blvd. #114
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Phone: (909) 396-1451 - Fax: (909) 396-1453

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Construction Site Hygiene

Construction site hygiene encourages good housekeeping, provides workers with clean drinking water, sanitary restrooms, and washing facilities to clean up. These practices encourage good worker hygiene and helps avoid cross contamination to safeguard everyone’s health and safety.

Housekeeping - Good housekeeping is critical for construction safety. Remember to:

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Lanificación de Seguridad en La Demolició

La planificación de un proyecto de demolición es tan importante como ejecutar el trabajo mismo. Según Cal/OSHA, una persona calificada y con experiencia en todas las fases de la demolición es quien debe llevar a cabo la planificación de la demolición.

Al planificar cualquier proyecto de demolición, tenga presentes las siguientes consideraciones:

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Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors
By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc

First, if you’re going to be an ‘operator’ you have to have ‘agreement’ on licensing. While we have had this question before it’s a new area for CA contracting that likely needs reinforcing with stronger ‘bonds’ and wrap up with what’s in a ‘business’ name…

Q:  We are going to be forming a new Limited Liability Company (LLC) and we will need a Contractor’s License. Our attorney is in the process of putting together the Operating Agreement and a couple of the Partners do not want their name associated with the Contractor’s License. Will the Secretary of State or CSLB require that we furnish them with our agreement? 

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Why You MUST Have a Logo

If you have a new business, you have a lot on your mind. There are a million different things with which to deal. There are countless pressures and concerns as you started.  In the mad rush to bet up and running, however, you cannot afford to overlook your business' logo. Take a moment to add "logo design" to your "to do' list. Having an unforgettable company symbol is critical. 

New operations may be able to skip a few things here and there, with hopes of catching up later. However, you cannot afford to put off top-notch logo design. Let's look at three reasons why you must have a logo for your business.

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Builders Association
732 N. Diamond Bar Blvd. #114
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Phone: (909) 396-1451
Fax: (909) 396-1453