Blogs

Weekly Toolbox Talk: The End of the Year

THE END OF THE YEAR
 
The Marek Family of Companies is responsible for training you in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and of the safety hazards applicable to your workplace.
 
However, you are also an important player in jobsite safety and security.

Recent Bills for Construction

 In my working relations on the Construction Education Foundation Board in DFW, I had the pleasure of reviewing the “Educational” Legislative materials passed this session and I am happy to say that.   “I think our representatives helped us.”

Several of these Bills have “avenues” available for accredited training programs and maybe we can apply for use in our Workforce Development Programs?

 

In a super short form, here are their brief descriptions:

ASA-HC In The Community: Making a Difference in Construction at Texas A&M

The following was originally posted in the Houston Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association's newsletter.

In early Spring 2013, under the guidance of Cary Seabolt and Marcus Bollum of Marek Brothers Systems, the planning began for an ASA-Houston Chapter student chapter in the Department of Construction Science within the College of Architecture at Texas A&M. The Construction Science department has an average enrollment of six to seven hundred students, and although there are currently no institutional rankings of collegiate construction management programs, it is commonly regarded as the best of the best. Historically the department primarily focuses on general construction management, and typically does not delve into the specifics of industrial, civil, residential or specialty contracting.

Weekly Toolbox Talk: Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains continue to be one of the highest types of injuries within our company. By following a few simple rules, many of these injuries can be avoided or their severity greatly reduced.

Wreaths Across America - Houston

The Wreaths Across America story began over 20 years ago when Worchester Wreath Company (a for-profit commercial business from Harrington, Maine) began a tradition of placing wreaths on the headstones of our Nation's fallen heros at Arlington National Cemetary.  

Weekly Toolbox Talk: Struck by Falling-Flying Objects

You are at risk from falling objects when you are beneath equipment, scaffolds, etc., or where overhead work is being performed. There is a danger from flying objects when power tools, or activities like pushing, pulling, or prying, may cause objects to become airborne.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - blogs

Facebook

Twitter

LinkedIn

YouTube