GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: July 23, 2018

07/18/2018 - Posted in Safety and OSHA byronlee Comments (0)

The weather this week is looking like increased thunderstorm activity in Philadelphia. As we build our skyline up, we need to be careful about weather forces coming down upon us!

This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses Lightning Safety:


2018 Water. Rest. Shade.

07/18/2018 - Posted in Safety and OSHA byronlee Comments (0)

Philadelphia is in the middle of a heat wave! GBCA wants all of our members to work safely. Remember three things to reduce the risk of injuries in the heat: Water. Rest. Shade.

On July 26, GBCA will be visiting several member jobsites to hand out water and other supplies to help reduce the risk of heat- and sun-related injuries.

Below is the list of locations and times where you will find GBCA Director of Safety Services, Frank Durso, on July 26th!

GBCA Silica Safety Program Equipment Training

07/17/2018 - Posted in Safety and OSHA byronlee Comments (0)

On Monday, July 16, GBCA hosted two training sessions for its new Silica Safety Program. GBCA members signed up for the Silica Safety Program learned how to use the silica monitoring equipment from Bill Walsh of SGS Galson. The training sessions included a brief review of OSHA’s silica regulation, hands-on demonstrations of the monitoring equipment, and time to ask questions about using the equipment in the field.