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OSHA VIDEO AND POSTER ON CORRECT WAY TO PUT ON/TAKE OFF FACE MASKS

Following the simple steps on OSHA’s “Seven Steps to Correctly Wear a Respirator at Work” poster and along with a two-minute instructional video will help you properly put on and take off your respirator and keep you and everyone else safe. You can find links to the video and poster (in English and Spanish) on … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: MEMCO

MEMCO is a customer-oriented staffing and payroll firm dedicated to providing high quality services to employers. MEMCO’s services range from providing temporary workers to meet specific job needs, to long term employee management strategies such as temp-to-perm and payrolling.  Our clients utilize MEMCO to perform all employee/payroll related duties thus allowing our clients to focus … READ MORE

NEW ACCESSING SAFETY KNOWLEDGE (ASK) SHEET ON FACE MASKS

ASA-HC’s Safety committee published a new ASK sheet regarding face masks. “Face Mask – The Five Ws and H Questions,” in English and Spanish, covers the purpose of facial coverings, where, when and why they should be worn, and how to care for them. Face Mask ASK Sheet

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS IN A POST-CORONAVIRUS WORLD

May 21, 2020 | Noon – 1:30 p.m. CDT Free Webinar Presented by The Cromeens Law Firm With the stay-at-home orders being lifted in the State of Texas, and across the country, how can you prepare your business for a world that is forever changed? COVID-19 has, and will, continue to change your business and … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: SAFETY BY DESIGN

Safety by Design, Inc. is a full-service safety consulting firm specializing in commercial construction.    Owner, Lee Hart, a 17-year veteran of the safety industry and adjunct professor at the University of Houston, heads a workforce that is knowledgeable and well respected. Services offered include but are not limited to: full-time safety coordinators, training and education; … READ MORE

CONSTRUCTION DURING A PANDEMIC FROM THE GC PERSPECTIVE

Last Friday, May 8, ASA-HC President, Craig Peterson, Vice President, Peterson Beckner Industries Inc., spoke by video-call with executive level individuals from three Houston general contracting firms: Brookstone Construction – Bob Postma,Vice President E. Reed Construction, L.P. – Robert Burelsmith, Vice President and Safety Director McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. – Andrew Rupp, Preconstruction Director To … READ MORE

Andrews Myers Named in Chambers USA 2020 Legal Directory

Andrews Myers is consistently recognized among the best in client- and peer-reviewed industry awards and rankings, and the 2020 edition of “Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” continues this trend. Chambers recently announced Andrews Myers as having a top construction law practice in Texas, awarding it an elite “Band One” rating and recognizing seven AM attorneys in … READ MORE

Practical Subcontractor Solutions to Common Legal Disputes in Construction

Webinar, Tuesday, May 12, 2020; 11 a.m. – noon Jason Ebe will review and provide practical advice for subcontractors facing legal disputes common to construction projects, including recommendations on what to do when: Actual site or work conditions don’t match the representations in the plans and specifications The owner or GC orders changes in the … READ MORE

ANNUAL ELECTION OF OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

Last Friday, May 1, the main contact of each ASA-HC member company received the slate of candidates for our annual election of Officers and Directors. If you received the email, please take a moment to submit your vote as you are the only person in your company who received the email. Slate of Candidates for … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: CARR, RIGGS & INGRAM, LLC

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC has been serving construction companies from North Carolina to Texas over the last 60 plus years.  Our clients include general contractors, prime subcontractors, industrial contractors and construction industry suppliers.  With such a diverse practice we are well versed in the unique accounting and tax complexities faced by companies in the … READ MORE