News: January 2017

Noise – Hear Today Gone Tomorrow
Lego Minifig Operates Jackhammer - Risks Hearing Loss

Noise and Hearing Loss Most workers take good hearing for granted. Hearing loss can happen so gradually that it can go unnoticed until it’s too late. Then, even a hearing aid may not help. Some assume hearing loss is the unavoidable result of getting older, yet most … read more

Search Engine Optimization with Cloud Wise
SEO Education at Cloud Wise Academy

Cloud Wise Academy Teaches Local Businesses How to Rank higher on Search Engines Search Engine Optimization Update: Apply our code (shastabuilders) for a $75 discount when you enroll for the Jan. 17th, 2017 course – Search Engine Marketing. December 31, 2016 – Redding, California – Businesses … read more

No Place Like Home

Housing solutions for those who are homeless in Shasta County could be greatly helped in winter 2018, by No Place Like Home, IF Shasta County’s application is selected. On July 1, 2016, Governor Brown signed landmark legislation enacting the No Place Like Home program to … read more

Capitol Connection #1010
Capitol Connection Cuts the Red Tape

A ‘civil’ answer on discipline! Another contractor seeks out expert assistance to avoid any possible mistakes in applying for his California number. Finally, an interesting question from a Nevada contractor who can’t quite ‘put a finger’ on the answer… Q: My company’s license was suspended … read more

Fall Protection

Fall Protection It may seem that a job can be performed more efficiently without spending the time to protect against falls. However, falls remain one of the top causes of fatalities in construction. Workers have fallen off edges of every description, especially floors and roofs, … read more