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FOUR MEMBERSHIP SLOTS OPEN IN THE ASSOCIATE CATEGORY

One of ASA-HC’s policies requires there be no more than 50 member companies in the Associate Member category. The basic criteria for the Associate Member category is a company that sells/provides a product or service to construction subcontractors. E.g., attorneys, insurance, rental equipment, CPAs.   Currently there are four slots open for companies that fall … READ MORE

SAFETY: PLAN. PROTECT. EVERYDAY.

Safe construction practices are key to keeping your valued team members protected on the job. ASA-HC’s Accessing Safety Knowledge (ASK) sheets are a great resource for jobsite toolbox talks or quick refreshers for employees. From “Accident Prevention Plan” to “What to Do After a Fatality” and everything in between, ASA-HC has you covered! ASK Sheets … READ MORE

THIS FRIDAY! EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS GALA

The 21st Annual Excellence In Construction (EIC) awards gala will be this Friday, Feb. 9. Don’t miss the opportunity to mingle with the ‘Top Five’ nominees in each of the nine categories and find out who wins. If you have not yet registered, get your seats reserved before it sells out!

ASA Payment Script Teaches Negotiation Skills

ASA’s Negotiating the Payment Clause: A Script is a case study designed to help ASA members improve their ability to negotiate better subcontracts. The Script illustrates through everyday language how to negotiate more equitable payment terms. “Subcontractors have little opportunity to observe how a negotiation with a prime contractor might proceed,” said Brian Cubbage, contracts … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: ANDREWS MYERS

Proud to call Houston home for more than 20 years, Andrews Myers is a law firm renowned for our proactive and practical approach to business and celebrated for our extensive history in construction law. We operate in a number of industry sectors and legal disciplines, and as our clients have grown so has the breadth … READ MORE

SAFETY UPDATES: PLAN. PREVENT. EVERY DAY.

OSHA Increases Penalty Amounts for 2018 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has increased civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards by 2 percent from last year. Under law, the agency is required to adjust penalties for inflation each year. New penalties for willful and repeat violations are $129,336 per violation; … READ MORE

EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS GALA IS NEXT WEEK!

The 21st Annual Excellence In Construction (EIC) awards gala will be held next week, Friday, Feb. 9. Don’t miss the opportunity to mingle with the ‘Top Five’ nominees in each of the nine categories and find out who wins. If you have not yet registered, get your seats reserved before it sells out! Event Details

WATCH SPRING BASEBALL AT SUBEXCEL IN TEMPE, AZ

Tickets are still available for the Spring training baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, March 3. Tickets are $60/each and include a buffet meal. Tickets are sold separately and are NOT included with registration. Transportation to/from the game is on your own. Quantities are limited, so order your tickets … READ MORE