News & Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest construction news and ASA-HC happenings. Useful information and tools are available to our members whenever they need it. To stay informed, click the links below:

ASA-HC NEW WEBSITE TIPS

EVENT REGISTRATION FOR MEMBERS There has been a change on the website regarding receiving the member discount, having the option to be invoiced, or registering for a members-only meeting. To get the member discount: Your contact information must show under your company’s Member Directory listing. If you are not listed, please contact the chapter office. … READ MORE

AUG. 17 GENERAL LUNCH MEETING

Attack of the Drones! What You Need to Know About Their Use in Construction. Drones have made their way into construction and it looks like they are here to stay. From initial site survey to maintenance after the job is complete, drones are being used during every step of the project. Join ASA-HC for a … READ MORE

ASSOCIATE MEMBER PEER GROUP – AUG. 3

The Associate Member Peer Group will meet on Thursday, Aug. 3 to further develop and implement ideas on how ASA-HC can assist associate members market the products and services offered to ASA-HC’s membership. Attendance is free and ALL individuals from associate member companies are invited and encouraged to attend! Register Here

GET ALL THAT YOU CAN FROM YOUR ASA MEMBERSHIP

EMPLOYEES – PARTICIPATE When you are a part of an organization, it provides you with the opportunity to grow professionally, enhance your network, take charge of your career and broaden your knowledge. Take advantage of all that ASA offers you by participating on a committee or a Peer Group; attending a lunch meeting or networking … READ MORE

COMMITMENT TO SAFETY (CTS) RENEWAL/APPLICATION TIME

ASA-Houston Chapter’s Commitment to Safety (CTS) program was developed to increase the number of specialty contractors who implement effective construction safety and health programs, and provide effective safety and health training for management, supervisors and employees. The program consists of three levels — Member, Silver and Gold. Renewals for current CTS holders are due by … READ MORE

OSHA DELAYS COMPLIANCE DATE FOR ELECTRONIC REPORTING

On June 28, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed to delay the electronic reporting date of the rule titled Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, from July 1 to Dec. 1, 2017. The original rule, published on May 12, 2016, requires many employers, including most construction employers, to complete an OSHA Form 300A … READ MORE

Is Your Company Using Social Media?

If your company is present on social media (facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.) ASA-HC needs your input! On Wednesday, Jul. 12, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., ASA-HC will host a meeting to discuss ideas on how the chapter can best utilize social media to promote itself, its members, and the subcontracting industry. If you, or someone … READ MORE

Houston Area TCA PAC Clay Shoot Announced

Join ASA-HC and the other Texas Construction Association (TCA) Houston area subcontracting association members for the 2017 Houston Area Subcontractors Clay Shoot Fundraiser for the TCA PAC. The event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Greater Houston Gun Club. Register a team or as an individual and enjoy these events: One round of skeet for practice, … READ MORE

Newest Commitment To Safety (CTS) Gold Recipient: Big City Access

Last week Big City Access became the newest member of ASA-HC’s Commitment To Safety (CTS) program. At the Gold level, Big City Access demonstrates exemplary safety and health programs, effective site-specific safety and health plans, and continuous progress in the area of employee safety. They will be recognized at the Aug. 17 general lunch meeting.

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