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The #1 Killer in Construction

10/29/2016 - Posted in Safety and OSHA laurentosti Comments (0)

The #1 cause of fatalities in the construction industry is falls.  Improper ladder and scaffold usage, lack of guardrails, lack of fall protection gear, and failure to assess the hazards, are just a few of the causes.

The top 10 OSHA construction standards cited by OSHA in 2014 (the most recent statistical year) are as follows:

Design on the Delaware: A Fresh Approach-Developing and Delivering Successful Projects in Philadelphia

10/29/2016 - Posted in Education laurentosti Comments (0)

Join the AIA/GBCA Joint Committee at this year's Design on the Delaware presentation, featuring the City's new Director of Planning and Development, Anne Fadullon, the session will include an overview and discussion of the goals and objectives developed by Anne and newly elected Mayor Jim Kenney for managing and fostering continued strong growth in Philadelphia.  Speakers include: Brian Cohen, Vice President and City Manager, Liberty Property Trust, Anne Fadullon, Director of Planning and Development, City of Philadelphia, Daniel Killinger, Managing Director, Development, National Real Esta

Donate to Preston & Steve's Camp Out for Hunger!

10/25/2016 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

GBCA's Construction Leadership Council is collecting non-perishable food donations, as well as CASH donations, to donate to Preston & Steve's Camp Out for Hunger! 

Help us win the Business Challenge! 

What is the Camp Out Business Challenge?
The Business Challenge is a way to involve more companies in the fight against hunger by challenging them to donate the most food. There are prizes for first, second and third place.