Natural Stone Institute Announces New Spanish Resource Page

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Natural Stone Institute
(440) 250-9222
networking@naturalstoneinstitute.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oberlin, OH, November 17, 2021—The Natural Stone Institute is proud to announce a new webpage that will make it easier for the stone industry to access Spanish language translations of popular safety and membership resources. This new page includes links to free safety resources, including downloadable documents, toolbox talks, and course bundles in the Natural Stone University. It also includes links to materials available for purchase, including videos and safety posters that can be displayed in stone showrooms or fabrication facilities. Topics range from general stone industry safety to silicosis prevention, safe slab handling, and OSHA compliance.

Gus Mojarro, National Operations Quality Control Manager for Stone Source and Vice-Chair of the Natural Stone Institute Safety Committee shared: “We know that 75% of stone industry injuries occur in the first year of employment. This makes it even more important to have these crucial safety resources available not only in English, but in Spanish as well.” Jeff Pavic, Membership | Sales Manager for the Natural Stone Institute agreed: “One of our priorities is to make it easy for members to find the resources they need. Members have told us that they need and value Spanish-language resources, so it was important to consolidate these existing resources into one central location, making them easier to access and utilize.”

Members are invited to reach out to Pavic with thoughts or recommendations for additional Spanish resources that will increase the overall value of Natural Stone Institute membership. He can be reached at jeffp@naturalstoneinstitute.org.

To access these Spanish resources, visit www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/spanish.

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About the Natural Stone Institute

The Natural Stone Institute is a trade association representing every aspect of the natural stone industry. The current membership exceeds 2,000 members in over 50 nations. The association offers a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. Two prominent publications—the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine—raise awareness within the natural stone industry and in the design community for best practices and uses of natural stone. Learn more at www.naturalstoneinstitute.org.

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