Lake County Safety Expo at Lakeland Community College
The Lake County Safety Council is sponsoring the Lake County Safety Expo on Friday, May 18 at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland.
The $30 per-person fee includes opening keynote speaker, all seminars and classes, a continental breakfast and lunch.
The event features 15 class sessions and 20+ vendors. The keynote speakers are...
Why an Honors Student Wants to Skip College and Go to Trade School
By Douglas Belkin, Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
Raelee Nicholson, a high-school junior and National Honor Society member decided she wanted to enroll in a vocational-technical school to learn diesel mechanics after high school."
Kent State CM Program Receives Full ACCE Accreditation
From Mark Mistur, AIA, Dean of Kent State University's College of Architecture and Environmental Design:
The Kent State Bachelor of Science in Construction Management received a full 5-year initial accreditation by the American Council of Construction Educators (ACCE). Joining over 75 accredited Baccalaureate programs across the...
Study: Prevailing Wage Repeal Fails to Deliver
With all of the news in the last few years about the repeal of state prevailing wage laws, you would think the policy behind such efforts was based upon a solid case that doing so improves a state's economy. In fact, just the opposite is true.
This ConstructionDive.com article discusses a recent study showing that the State of...
Eight Marketing Mistakes to Avoid in 2018
This article is by Laura Sheridan, President of Viva La Brand for Crain's Cleveland Business.
Marketing mistakes are inevitable and can be costly. We test, measure and refine in search of the greatest ROI and customer experience. Learn from others and avoid these eight common pitfalls in 2018."...
OSHA Outreach Update Effective April 1, 2018
As of January 1, 2018, revision to the OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements and separate Industry Procedures are now posted to the OSHA.gov site. The revisions will be available on the OSHA Outreach Training Program webpage at: https://www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/index.html and are effective April 1...
9 Powerful Tips on How to Make a Great First Impression:
By Jeff Haden, Contributing editor, Inc.
To make a great first impression, first show that you're someone who can build and maintain great relationships -- and make people feel better about themselves."
Where will the Construction Workers come from as the Post-Fire North Coast Rebuilds?
Article written by The Press Democrat's, Bill Swindell
Along with local agencies, the industry has responded with efforts to expedite training for high school students as well as adult education programs so people can quickly enter the workforce. Also being explored is the concept of using workers who might have barriers, such as...
Keep Sexual Harassment Out of Your Workplace
Published by Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSDNA), December, 2017; Vol 14, Num 7
The LHSFNA encourages all employers to establish a written policy on sexual harassment that addresses prevention, reporting, investigation and consequences."
Tools of the Trades: How Apprenticeships are Making a Comeback
This article was written Rachel Madison of Utah Business.
Several Utah organizations have beefed up their apprenticeship programs and created other initiatives specifically to entice high school students and young adults to consider careers in the trades."