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SafetyResources

Over 100 safety courses plus manuals, videos and posters geared to assist our members with training new employees, navigating MSHA and OSHA inspections, mitigating Silica exposure and supplementing your own general safety awareness and education programs.

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TestingLab

Know your stone. Know your numbers. Members receive special pricing on all of our in house lab dimension stone test services. Launching a new stone? Test data more than 3 years old? Need project specific testing? Look no further than the Natural Stone Institute.

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Accreditation

Recognizing natural stone fabricators and commercial contractors that meet the industry's highest standards for operations, product knowledge, installation and reliability.

Accreditation

CEU Program

Our member speakers provide accurate continuing education on the benefits and use of natural stone to the major building and design professions including AIA, ASLA and GBCI.

CEU Program

Awards

Annually recognizing individuals, design professionals, and member companies who make exceptional contributions through their work within a global natural stone industry.

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Natural Stone University

Online portal of industry education including webinars, seminars, toolbox talks, and other courses. Transcripts and certificates of completion provided.

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Women in Stone

A system of resources to recruit, retain, and advance women in the stone industry, including mentorship, career path awareness, networking and education specific to women’s needs.

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Latest News

Natural Stone Institute Provides Update on Transparency Documentation for Natural Stone

Since taking ownership of the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainable Production of Natural Stone) earlier this year, sustainability has become a major point of focus for the Natural Stone Institute. Here are three projects currently underway.

Sustainable Stone

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 38th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 38th home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.

Pinnacle Award

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Four Companies Join Natural Stone Foundation Leadership Society

Four companies have joined the Leadership Society of the Natural Stone Foundation, an honor given to companies and individuals who have made sizeable contributions to the Foundation.

New Natural Stone Countertop CEU Course Available

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New Natural Stone Countertop CEU Course Available

The Natural Stone Institute is proud to announce that a new CEU course entitled Natural Stone Countertops: Considerations for Kitchen and Bath Applications is credit-approved and ready for presentation.

New Natural Stone Countertop CEU Course Available

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