The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1998 established a Drug-Free Workplace Demonstration Program within the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The act allows SBA to make grants to eligible intermediaries to assist small businesses financially and technically in establishing drug-free workplace (DFWP) programs.
Build.com, an e-commerce and e-marketing company, has launched PlumbingHVAC.com, a new Internet venture that, according to Daniel Auer, Build.com president, “is destined to be the industry’s portal, the place where the industry meets, the default home page for industry participants.”
The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) had announced the launch of BuildCertified.com, a free, searchable database that will allow architects, specifiers, contractors, and other building professionals to search local markets for certified industry professionals within the building trades.
Energy Data Corp., which says it is the first licensed credit reporting agency operated exclusively for the retail heating fuel business, has introduced Fuelcredit.com, a credit-reporting tool for fuel dealers.