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OSHA and Small Business
Roy Swindal, MCAA member and Owner of Masonry Arts, Inc., testified before the Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Tuesday, May 10, 2005. Find out how his testimony may benefit mason contractors across the nation.

Back to Basics
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, sprains and strains — most often involving the back — accounted for 43% of the 1.3 million injuries and illnesses in private industry that required recuperation away from work beyond the day of the incident in 2003. This article discusses what masons and mason contractors need to do in the field to keep from becoming a statistic.

Bracing Masonry Walls
An industry expert gives the basics on wall bracing requirements and why they are so important for a mason contractor to follow... as well as the consequences of not following them.

From the Editor
President's Message
Guest Columnist
New Products
The 25th Annual KMI Awards
Full Contact Project Management
Masonry News
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