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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

Chapters

Regionally positioned groups of 25 or more member companies who host education, site visits and networking events based in their geographic area. Join one or start your own.

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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 Seeks Volunteers for Xiamen Stone Fair Delegation

The Natural Stone Institute, in coordination with the China Xiamen International Stone Fair, is inviting association members to join a volunteer delegation to the 2020 fair.

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Natural Stone Council Updates Sustainability Standard to Align with Evolving Green Building Programs

The Natural Stone Council is proud to announce updates to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSC 373).

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 23rd Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 23rd home with the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment).

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Resources Available for Silicosis Prevention and Safe Slab Handling

The Natural Stone Institute has many resources available online to help combat the threat of silicosis and ensure safe slab handling.

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