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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 Announces New Board Members

The Natural Stone Institute will welcome two individuals to its board of directors in January 2023.

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 45th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 45th home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.

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Natural Stone Institute Publishes First Industry-Wide Environmental Product Declarations and Health Product Declarations for Natural Stone

The Natural Stone Institute has published industry-wide ISO Type III environmental declarations, also called environmental product declarations (EPDs), for three applications of natural dimension stone: Cladding, Flooring/Paving, and Countertops. Also published are 13 Health Product Declarations (HPDs) for natural stone found in 15 MasterFormat® classifications.

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Three Companies Join Natural Stone Foundation Leadership Society

Three companies have joined the Leadership Society of the Natural Stone Foundation at the Gold level, an honor given to companies and individuals who have donated between $20,000-$49,999 to the Foundation. We are pleased to welcome the following companies.

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