News Archive

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

(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

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 Comes to California!
ElectricalLicenseRenewal California-Electrical-License-Renewal-32-Hours

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/ — Comes to California! Online Electrical License Renewal with 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

GSBE Business Update 01/12/21

CA PROPOSES $4.5 BILLION IN JANUARY BUDGET TO HELP STRENGTHEN ECONOMY Funds would provide an additional $575 million for California’s small businesses, $777 million for The California Jobs Initiative, and funding for housing, EV adoption, workforce development initiatives, and fee waivers for some small businesses. Read … read more

GSBE Business Update 01/11/2021

GOV MADE THREE APPOINTMENTS TO CAL/OSHA STANDARDS BOARD Filling a long-time vacancy on the Cal/OSHA Standard Board, Governor Newsom named construction safety professional Kathleen “Kate” Crawford to the position.  The seat has been vacant since 2018. Crawford fills the open seat on the seven-member board and is … read more

GSBE Business Update 01/04/2021

ATTENTION SMALL BUSINESSES AND NONPROFITS – $500 MILLION IN GRANTS COMING SOON  If you own a small business or manage a nonprofit, keep an eye out for an upcoming $500 million grant program that could give you up to $25,000. Sign up HERE to get updates on when grants become available and … read more

Capitol Connections 01/04/2021
Capitol Connection CSLB Answers

LLC Registration, Bankruptcy, and Employee Theft It’s just unfortunate our first contractor’s situation is dire, but as in many things, there is a ‘silver lining’ regarding their license status. Another contractor’s discovery is also ‘good news/ bad news’, actually, it’s all ‘sad’ at present. I … read more

Capitol Connections 12/23/2020

Waiver Limit And HOA Rules “Who you going to call?” If you’re a contractor, it won’t be the Ghostbusters. Assisting contractors for these many years I can go ‘faster than a speeding locomotive’ to get a final answer from the top! Did I just mix … read more