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FALL FISHING – TOP TOURNAMENT SPONSORS GETS LOGO ON TEAM GIVEAWAYS!

This year’s annual Fall Fishing Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 29. The deadline to sign up for the Tournament level sponsorship is Friday, Aug. 18. Sponsors at that level get their logo placed on the back of the tournament that is given to all teams and guides. If you want your logo on … READ MORE

ASA’s Glossary of Terms Answers ‘What Does That Word Mean?’

Have you ever read a subcontract document and wondered “What does that word mean?” Do you wish you had a tool to help an employee, new to the construction industry, understand the industry jargon? ASA’s Glossary of Common Construction Contract Terms might be just what you’ve been looking for. The 16-page glossary provides an alphabetical … READ MORE

Three-Year Strategic Planning Session Sets Goals and Direction for ASA-HC

Earlier this summer, the ASA-HC Board of Directors gathered for a two-day strategic planning, board orientation, and team building session. The outcome of that meeting was a three-year set of goals that will assist the organization on its continued path of success. Three-Year Goals 1.GC Collaboration/Outreach ASA-HC will establish an initiative to foster additional collaboration … READ MORE

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE 2017 FALL FISHING TOURNAMENT

This year’s annual Fall Fishing Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 29. Last year more than $15,000 in cash and prizes was awarded! Registration and sponsorship information are now available online. Event Details

Learn About Self-Funded Healthcare for Subcontractors – Aug. 22 (FREE!)

Subcontractors around the country are creating a competitive advantage and saving millions of dollars annually in healthcare costs through a self-insurance model—without adding any risk. Those savings are being used to land more jobs and recruit more employees. In the complimentary Aug. 22 ASA webinar, “Self-Funded Healthcare for Subcontractors,” presenter Mike Bechtol, Redirect Health, explains … READ MORE

ASA-HC NEW WEBSITE TIPS

ADD DETAILS TO YOUR ONLINE DIRECTORY PROFILE The new website offers the capability to have a description of your company in your member listing. To add a description to your company listing, use the Member Login button at the top right of the homepage, click the “Profile” tab when your company information comes up and … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: SUNSTATE

Sunstate Equipment provides construction and industrial companies with quality construction rental equipment and tools. Our reliable service and dedication to our customers continues to help them get their job done efficiently and safely. Renting a full line of quality, well-maintained construction equipment and machinery, from hand tools to heavy equipment, we have successfully competed against … READ MORE

OSHA APP FOR ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will launch on Aug. 1, 2017, the Injury Tracking Application (ITA). The Web-based form allows employers to electronically submit required injury and illness data from their completed 2016 OSHA Form 300A. The application will be accessible from the ITA webpage. Last month, OSHA published a notice of proposed … READ MORE

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WELCOME ASA’S NEWEST HOUSTON MEMBER The Law Office of Carl Thompson, PC  

ASA-HC NEW WEBSITE TIPS

SEARCH FEATURE UPDATED The new website offers the capability to easily search the Member Directory (under the Membership tab) by company name, contact name, or specialty category (drywall, painting, attorney, etc.). The specialty categories are listed in the profile of each member company. Check your company listing to ensure the categories you want to be … READ MORE