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GBCA Member Spotlight: January 28, 2019

01/24/2019 - Posted in Membership byronlee Comments (0)

United Rentals was founded in 1997 and quickly became the world’s largest equipment rental provider. Today, the company continues to build on its industry leadership with a best-in-class range of resources and the largest customer service network of its kind in North America. United Rentals’ wide range of industrial, commercial and construction rental solutions include everything from fleet and tool management to onsite rapid response service.

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: January 28, 2019

01/24/2019 - Posted in Safety and OSHA byronlee Comments (0)

Sometimes incidents occur, but we’re lucky: no injuries or damages take place. These “near misses,” however, are warnings of safety hazards on the job site.

This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses Near Miss Incidents:


OSHA 2019 Penalties Update

01/24/2019 - Posted in Safety and OSHA byronlee Comments (0)

The Department of Labor has published the annual penalty adjustments for each agency, including OSHA, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act. The new penalty levels will apply to penalties assessed after January 23, 2019. The table below shows the new maximum penalties for OSHA.