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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.

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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 to Provide Education at Middle East Stone Show

Natural Stone Institute will participate in the Middle East Stone Show, scheduled September 4-6 in Dubai. In addition to exhibiting at the show, Natural Stone Institute will present several free educational seminars as part of the show’s Stone Conference.

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Natural Stone Institute Releases Quarrier Toolbox Talks

Natural Stone Institute, in collaboration with the National Building Granite Quarries Association (NBGQA), has produced a new series of safety training resources specific to the quarrier segment of the natural stone industry.

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Natural Stone Institute Announces New Testing Lab Offering

Natural Stone Institute is pleased to announce that accelerated weathering testing is now available through the testing lab’s recently acquired environmental simulation chamber.

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 15 Homes with Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. Program

Natural Stone Institute members have provided natural stone and fabrication services for fifteen specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans through their support of the Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. program.

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