GBCA Members Honored by the National AGC Safety Awards Program

Congratulations to the Philadelphia region winners of the 2020 National AGC Safety Awards Program! Eight GBCA members received awards from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) program, which recognizes

Excavation and Trenching Safety Toolbox Talks

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talks on Excavation and Trenching Safety (Created by a collaboration between GBCA and the Pennsylvania One Call System) SAFE DIGGING ON CONSTRUCTION SITES   IDENTIFY AND

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Identify and Mark Utility Lines Before Digging

This GBCA Toolbox Talk was developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania One Call System. This toolbox talk discusses utility line locate marks, and the responsibilities of contractors and workers with

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Safe Digging on Construction Sites

This GBCA Toolbox Talk was developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania One Call System. This toolbox talk discusses Safe Digging on Construction Sites and summarizes the responsibilities of contractors doing

GBCA Membership Benefit: Pennsylvania One Call System

One of the membership benefits with the GBCA is access to the Pennsylvania One Call System. If your company uses this system, you do NOT have to pay for the

Fully Vaccinated Philadelphians Don’t Need Masks Outdoors

Beginning Friday, May 21, 2021, fully vaccinated people do not require masks outdoors in the City of Philadelphia. Masks, however, are still required indoors. Unvaccinated or not-yet-fully-vaccinated individuals should still

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Fatal Facts: Unprotected Section of Trench Collapse

This Fatal Facts Toolbox Talk was created in support of OSHA’s Focus Four Training Campaign. OSHA representatives, safety professionals from GBCA member companies, and union representatives from the Building Trades

AIHA Guide: Focus on Health Hazards in Construction

While OSHA provides standards and guidance for hazards directly resulting from specific construction activities and components, workers’ health can also be impacted by characteristics of any construction jobsite. The American

Stand Down to Raise Awareness about Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in Construction

On May 11, 2021, GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity (BTC), the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC), and Gilbane Building Company held a

Focus Four & More: Digging into Safety

June is Trench Safety Month! On June 8, 2021, Med-Tex Services, Inc., United Rentals, the General Building Contractors Association, the Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley, the Signatory Contractors Association, the