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Outside Resources & Links

Organizations & Information Available To Our Members From Trusted Outside Sources

COUNTY GOVERNMENT LINKS
County of Stanislauswww.co.stanislaus.ca.us/
Main internet lauching page for Stanislaus County goverment and services.
Stanislaus County Recorders Officecriis.com/stanislaus/official.htm
Filings, Ficticious Business Names, etc.
San Joaquin County Phone Directory of County Departmentswww.co.san-joaquin.ca.us/phone.htm
CALIFORNIA STATE GOVERNMENT LINKS
State of Californiawww.ca.gov/state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp
State of California's main portal page. Links to most state government divisions and agencies along with huge amounts of information and activities.
California Contractors State License Boardwww.cslb.ca.gov
The Contractors State License Board was established in 1929 at the request of the building industry to protect consumers. The site includes contractor information, homeowner information, guides, newsletters, and othe valuable information for VBE members.
Department of Industrial Relationswww.dir.ca.gov/
Established to improve working conditions for California's wage earners, and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California.
California Division of Labor Standardswww.dir.ca.gov/Labor_law
State Compensation Insurance Fundwww.statefundca.com
A Guide To Your Injury and Illness Prevention Program - PDF Format
California State Architect www.dsa.ca.gov
California Building Standards Code www.bsc.ca.gov
California Court Information www.courtinfo.ca.gov
Dept of General Services www.dgs.ca.gov
California Legal Codes www.leginfo.ca.gov.calaw.html
Current California Legislation Info www.leginfo.ca.gov
Public Utilities Commission www.cpuc.ca.gov
State Contracts Register www.osmb.dgs.ca.gov/cscr
Governor's Office of Emergency Services www.oes.ca.gov
Office of Small Business Certification & Resources www.osmb.dgs.ca.gov
Department of Industrial Relations www.dir.ca.gov
www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/iiphighhaz.html
Apprenticeships (from DIR)www.dir.ca.gov/Apprenticeship/index.htm
Small Business and DVBE Serviceswww.pd.dgs.ca.gov/smbus/default.htm
Air Resources Boardwww.arb.ca.gov/homepage.htm
California Environmental Protection Agency
Cal Green Code www.bsc.ca.gov/CALGreen/greencode.htm
www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/bsc/CALGreen/Master-CALGreen-Non-Res-Guide2010-sec-ed-final-11-09-10.pdf
Home Energy Retrofit
Consumer
Best Practices
measuredhomeperformance.com/pdf/ConsumerGuideBestPracticesGuide.pdf
Home Energy Retrofit
Best Practices
measuredhomeperformance.com/pdf/BestPracticesGuide.pdf
Energy Code Acewww.energycodeace.com
Tools, Training & Resources:A new site from California Statewide Codes & Standards Program to help you meet energy requirements
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LINKS
United States Department of Laborwww.dol.gov
Employment and Small Business Laws and Assistance
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)www.dol.gov
US Department of Labor
US Executive Branchwww.lcweb.loc.gov/global/executive/fed.html
Links to Web sites like: White House, Library of Congress, USDA, DOCommerce, DODefense, DOEdducation, DOEnergy, DOHealth, DOLabor, DO Housing&Urban Development, DOInterio, DOTransportation, etc.
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)www.dot.gov
EPA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)www.epa.gov
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)www.cdc.gov/niosh
National Institute of Standards & Technologywww.nist.gov
Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov
US Department of Labor (Federal Contract Compliance) www.dol.gov
SAFETY LINKS
Federal Occupational Health & Safety Articles & Resources www.osh.net
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News www.ishn.com
National Safety Council www.nsc.org
Cal OSHA (Div. of Occupational Safety & Health) www.dir.ca.gov/occupational_safety.html
Craigslist Consumer Alert www.valleybx.com/flyers/craigslist_consumer_alert.pdf
Online Bulletin Board Safety www.valleybx.com/flyers/quicktips_online_bulletin_boards.pdf
ORGANIZATION & ASSOCIATION LINKS
National Safety Councilwww.nsc.org
A Membership Organization Dedicated to Protecting Life and Promoting Health
California State Fundwww.scif.com/newscif2/
A non-profit, public enterprise that operates like a mutual insurance carrier.
Golden State Builders Exchangewww.gsbe.net
An association of California builder's exchanges just like VBE. A great site for information.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)www.ansi.org
American Red Cross (ARC)www.redcross.org
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)www.asse.org
Construction Safety Councilwww.buildsafe.org
National Resource for Global Standardswww.nssn.org
American Institute of Architects www.aia.org
Construction Industry Force Account Council www.cifac.org
California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) BMP Handbook www.cabmphandbooks.com/Documents/Construction/Construction.pdf
Caltrans Stormwater Quality Handbooks and Manuals www.dot.ca.gov/hq/construc/stormwater/manuals.htm
Green Technology www.green-technology.org
BUSINESS LINKS
The Law Offices of Abdulaziz & Grossbartwww.abdulaziz-grossbart.com
Emphasizing All Phases Of Construction Law. An experienced and effcient resource to help resolve the legal problems involving construction.
Operation Safe Sitewww.opsafesite.com
Capitol Services, Inc.www.cutredtape.com
David Kalb
BUILDERS EXCHANGES
Builders Exchange of Alamedawww.beac.com/
Builders Exchange of Merced-Mariposa, Inc. www.bxmercedandmariposainc.org
Builders Exchange of the Central Coast www.bxcc.org/
Builders Exchange of Santa Clara County www.bxscco.com/
Builders Exchange of Stocktonwww.besonline.com/
Contra Costa Builders Exchangewww.ccbx.com/
El Dorado Builders Exchange goodbuilders.org/
Fresno Builders Exchangewww.fresnobuildersexchange.com/home.htm
Humboldt Builders' Exchange, Inc.www.humbx.com/
Kern County Builders Exchange, Inc.www.kcbex.com
Marin Builders Associationwww.marinba.org
Nevada County Contractors' Associationwww.nccabuildingpros.com/
North Coast Builders Exchange (Lake, Mendocino & Sonoma Counties)ncbeonline.com/
Peninsula Builders Exchangewww.constructionplans.org/
Placer County Contractors Association, Inc.www.placerbx.com/
Sacramento Builders Exchange, Inc.www.sbxchange.com/
Salinas Valley Builders Exchangewww.svbe.com/
San Francisco Builders Exchangewww.bxofsf.com/
San Luis Obispo County Builders Exchangewww.slocbe.com
Santa Barbara Contractors Association www.sbcontractors.org
Santa Cruz County Builders Exchangewww.scbuild.com/
Santa Maria Valley Contractors Associationwww.smvca.org/
Shasta Builders Exchange, Inc.www.shastabe.com
Solano-Napa Builders Exchangewww.snbe.com/
Southern California Builders Associationwww.socalbuilders.org/
Tulare-Kings Counties Builders Exchangewww.tkcbe.com/
Valley Builders Exchange (Stanislaus & Toulumne Counties)www.valleybx.com
Valley Contractors Exchange, Inc.City, Yuba, Sutter, Glenn, Colusa and PlumasCountieswww.vceonline.com
Ventura County Contractors Association, Inc.www.vccainc.com


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