Veterans in Construction
We created a Veterans Program specifically for Veterans in construction, providing them with
educational resources in safety at no cost. President, Marjorie Del Toro's son is serving in the US
Marine Corp. and VP of Environmental Affairs, Rogelio Horta's son is serving in the US Army. Our
philosophy is "You defended our country at all costs, the least we can do is get you trained at no cost."
AGC-CA Construction Education Foundation (CEF) Virtual Construction Career Fair (VCCF)
We participate in the annual AGC-CA CEF VCCF offering paid internships to young professionals
and free training/job opportunities to our Veterans.
The VCCF offers a convenient innovative online platform to a target audience of construction
companies who are looking to hire and grow their workforce. Our primary focus is introducing the
incoming young professionals and Veterans to a safety career in construction.
Young Community Developers
Established in 1973, Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) is a 42 year old 501c (3) community based organization that provides a variety of training and support opportunities for residents of the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco. Every year, roughly 1800 individuals receive employment and training related services through YCD. The targeted population is among the hardest to serve.
ehsinc has been their training source since 2012. Covering topics such as Asbestos, HAZWOPER, Confined Space, Mold, Lead, and CPR/First Aid, preparing them for a career in construction. In 2012 along with our partner ABATIX, over $30K in safety equipment was donated to facilitate these courses onsite.
Going Back To Her Roots
Marjorie, raised in a low income area, returns to her roots by attending career days introducing a career in
construction, membership in AGC-CA and discussing the possibilities in entrepreneurship and leadership.
Here she is speaking at her High School Alma Mater, South Gate High.
With the help of our partner ABATIX, ehsInc donated personal protected equipment (PPE) to the California Department of Public Health who gave safety tours for young professionals.
We also donated PPE for approx. 100 students for the 2016 AGC-CA Annual Conference.
AGC-CA Construction Education Foundation (CEF)
ehsInc contributes to AGC-CA CEF by offering $50K worth of free webinar eTraining reaching over 500 college level professionals entering the workforce. ehsInc along with the developers of the student I.D. card "Safety Mojo" have established a partnership to provide these young professionals an individual student I.D. card that utilizes today's QR code technology. With any web-enabled device, a simple scan will provide their future employers an immediate record of qualifying safety education to enter into the workforce.
Scholarships For AGC-CA CEF Student Members
ehsInc is helping change lives one student at a time. AGC-CA CEF
student chapter members receive scholarships sponsored by us.
We are truly honored to be able to contribute in any way possible.
Scholarships for UC San Diego Extension Students in Construction
ehsInc has partnered up with University of California San Diego (UCSD) Extension to offer
scholarships, the ehsInc Cares Scholarship, for students choosing a career path in construction.
The scholarship represents an investment in the development of future industry professionals
in the Southern California region.
Safe Jobs 4 Youth Webinars
ehsInc and the California Partnership for Young Worker Health and Safety teamed up to provide teachers, youth employment programs, and community volunteers webinar education to teach youth how to be safer on the job.
Helping Send College Students to Construction Trade Competition Events
We sponsor events that help send college students to compete in the annual ASC Student
Competition. This event hosts several competitions that focus on construction trades.
We are proud to support efforts in promoting proffessional development opportunities for students
who will be better prepared entering the construction industry.