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GotSafety and Shasta Builders Exchange Partnership

GotSafety Provides Exclusive Discounts to Members of the Shasta Builders’ Exchange Shasta Builders’ Exchange is proudly partnered with GotSafety to provide our member’s safety services from the leading OSHA-qualified experts. GotSafety has over 25 years of industry expertise and has saved construction companies millions of … read more


Cal/OSHA Addresses New COVID-19 Workplace Standards

As of December 1, 2020, Cal/OSHA has placed new Emergency Regulations to protect workers from COVID-19. These new regulations are henceforth requiring all employers to protect their employees from hazards relating to COVID-19 in an effort to minimize exposer and spread of the disease in … read more


Common OSHA Citations In 2020

Shasta Builders’ Exchange would like to assist in keeping our members and other local contractors informed about Covid-19 health and safety. This year employers have been cited for not complying with OSHA regulations regarding employee health and safety. Here are the common OSHA Covid-19 Citations … read more


Carr Fire Recovery Opportunities, For Contractors, That Might Surprise You

Business owners are buzzing about volunteering with the Carr Fire rebuilding efforts, being spearheaded by the NorCal Community Recovery Team, and with good reason: volunteering bonds and strengthens communities, is beneficial to your health, and can even help boost your brand. However, we all know … read more


NorCal CRT Seeks Help From Local Contractors & Suppliers
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(an open letter from Don Ajamian) To my community, I wanted to bring your attention to a group I am volunteering with, NorCal CRT, that is dedicated to the Long-Term Recovery our community from the devastation experienced from the Carr and Delta Fires. The NorCal … read more


Top OSHA Safety Meeting Apps & Training For 2019

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Check out our top picks for OSHA safety meeting apps for 2019. Maintain your business’ OSHA compliance and employee safety with one of these easy to use apps.


Shasta County Inspection Request Change
Time to Request Inspection

Update from the Department of Resource Management Building Division The Department of Resource Management Building Division is in the process of adjusting the time for requesting a building permit inspection. Starting Monday January 14th, 2019, building inspection requests will need to be scheduled before 3:00 … read more


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OSHA Classes Redding 2019

Northern California OSHA Training Courses – Redding, CA The OSHA Training Institute Education Center is offering its OSHA Training Courses in Redding, CA to students in the Northern California Area. This expansion brings vital OSHA training courses geographically closer to our Northern California students and allows … read more


State Leader
Golden State Plan Service Leaders

THANK YOU! Your Membership and Support Made This Possible Three years ago, the Shasta Builders’ Exchange joined with Placer County Contractors Association to help create a unified, statewide planroom network. This collaboration allowed Shasta Builders’ Exchange to offer far more projects than ever before, eliminated duplications, … read more


Golf 2018
Golf2018 Candelaria

Shasta Builders’ Exchange and the Charles Candelaria Memorial Foundation Team Up for the Trades via Action News Now Community members and business leaders in Redding gathered Friday to raise money for a good and have a little fun doing it. Dozens of golfers gave it … read more


ElectricalLicenseRenewal.com Comes to California!
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Mandatory Electrical License Renewal Costs Reduced By 75% With Local Merger Online Electrical License Renewal / Electrical Continuing Education provider partners with local non-profit trade school. SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ElectricalLicenseRenewal.com Comes to California! Online Electrical License Renewal with ElectricalLicenseRenewal.com will … read more


GM CAP Program
GM CAP Fleet Save Money

Contractors are Costing Themselves Thousands of Dollars by Not Understanding This One Simple Hack | Learning What it All Means with the Builders Exchange / General Motors CAP Program The construction industry is full steam ahead. No matter where you look or who you talk … read more


Do You Have an Unpermitted Structure?
Unpermitted Structure - Yellow Shed

Do you have an unpermitted structure on your property that’s stopping you from finishing a project or selling your home? Do you have an unpermitted structure that is stopping you from being able to finish a project on your property? Or even worse, preventing you … read more


Capitol Update 5/16/2022

PPI for final demand advances 0.5% in April; goods rise 1.3%, services are unchanged The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.5 percent in April. Prices for final demand goods advanced 1.3 percent, and the index for final demand services was unchanged. Final demand … read more


Capitol Update 5/06/2022

Payroll employment increases by 428,000 in April; unemployment rate unchanged at 3.6% Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, in manufacturing, and in … read more


Capitol Update 5/02/2022

Report: Construction workers on the front lines of climate change risks A new California legislative analysis suggests climate change poses a particular risk to employees who cannot avoid outdoor exposure, including construction workers, and that the risk is increasing. It says that construction workers face … read more


Capitol Update 4/25/22

AGC: Construction worker shortage persists The US construction industry is experiencing a worker shortage even though construction employment in March rose above pre-pandemic levels in 32 states. “Contractors have been adding workers as fast as they can find them,” said Ken Simonson, chief economist at … read more


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