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OSHA Reporting Requirement Clarification

08/21/2016 - Posted in Safety and OSHA gbca.admin Comments (0)

Under OSHA’s reporting rules a fatality must be reported to OSHA within eight (8) hours.  Hospitalization of one or more workers, amputations, or loss of an eye must be reported within twenty-four (24) hours.  The following is excerpted from a letter of interpretation attributed to Francis Yebesi, of OSHA’s Directorate of Evaluation and Analysis.

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Do you know all the facts about LEED?

08/21/2016 - Posted in Education gbca.admin Comments (0)

by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC)

AGC Education and Research Foundation Awards Scholarships to Students Dedicated to Pursuing a Career in the Construction Industry

08/21/2016 - Posted in Education gbca.admin Comments (0)

Each year the AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. Over $8 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 3,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. In 2016 the General Building Contractors Association Scholarship Fund was established and will be awarded for the first time in 2017. Help us spread the word!