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Requirements for a Handyman License in Florida

Published on May 28, 2024 by Nate Bortz

Learn whether or not you need a handyman license in Florida. Learn how to become a contractor, grow your skills, and thrive in the Sunshine State.

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Get Help Starting Your Construction Career

Published on February 14, 2024 by Nate Bortz

We believe a career in construction should be accessible to all. That’s why we offer scholarships for students and veterans.

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How to Prevent Termites in New Construction Projects

Published on October 3, 2023 by Nate Bortz

This article discusses different termite prevention methods for new home construction projects — from building practices to termite-deterring materials.

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How to Renew Your Michigan Builders License

How to Renew Your Michigan Builder License

Published on May 19, 2023 by Nate Bortz

As of 2020 all Michigan builder and maintenance and alteration license renewals must be completed online through Accela. The steps below take you through each step of creating an Accela Account, linking your Accela account to your license, and renewing your license. If you already have an Accela account connected to your license, skip to Step 3. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) suggests that renewals are completed on a desktop or laptop computer, rather than a phone or tablet. They also recommend you use Microsoft Edge, Chrome, or Internet Explorer.

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BLD – 11.12.21 Blog

OSHA’s Vaccine & Mask Mandate: What You Need to Know

Published on November 12, 2021 by Nate Bortz

OSHA’s workplace vaccine & mask mandate is here – but now without its challengers. Read on to learn more about the potential future of this mandate, and how your business can prepare for potential compliance.

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How to Keep Your Employees Safe on the Job

Published on October 19, 2021 by Nate Bortz

Ensuring your employees follow all OSHA safety guidelines is vital for your business’s survival. Here’s how to keep everyone safe.

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BLD – 9.16.21 Blog

The New OSHA Mandates: Explained

Published on September 16, 2021 by Nate Bortz

Here’s what OSHA’s upcoming Emergency Temporary Standard, including vaccine mandates, means for contractors going forward.

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BLTI Excited to Announce New OSHA Outreach Courses

Published on August 27, 2021 by Nate Bortz

Builders License Training Institute is happy to announce that it will now distribute OSHA Outreach online training course programs.

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BLD – 6.7.21 Blog

What to Know About Working in a Post-Vaccine World

Published on June 7, 2021 by Nate Bortz

Can my employer ask if I’ve been vaccinated? Can my employer make me get vaccinated? Get the answers to some post-vaccine work questions here!

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BLD – 5.14.21

New Data Shows Divide Between Industry Sector Recoveries

Published on May 14, 2021 by Nate Bortz

New construction industry forecast data is showing very different recovery paths for commercial & residential projects. Here’s what that means for you.

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