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GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Slips, Trips, and Falls

This GBCA Toolbox Talk provides tips for recognizing and avoiding issues that cause slips, trips, and falls on the jobsite. Click below to download the Toolbox Talk as a handout (includes Sign-In Sheet). DOWNLOAD     Slips, Trips, and

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GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Leading Edge Safety

This GBCA Toolbox Talk provides tips for avoiding falls from a leading edge. Click below to download the Toolbox Talk as a handout (includes Sign-In Sheet). DOWNLOAD     Leading Edge Safety Working at heights is a common part

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GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Falling from Heights

This GBCA Toolbox Talk explains why falls from heights are not only cause incidents, but often, fatalities. Click below to download the Toolbox Talk as a handout (includes Sign-In Sheet). DOWNLOAD     Falling from Heights OSHA reports that

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GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Six Foot Lanyards at Heights of Eighteen Feet and Less

This GBCA Toolbox Talk covers how to calculate the correct length for a lanyard, especially when working from heights of eighteen feet or less. Click below to download the Toolbox Talk as a handout (includes Sign-In Sheet). DOWNLOAD  

Butz Creates Department Focused on Providing Innovative Services

The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc., and GBCA member Shoemaker Construction Co., has created a new department focused on advancing the use of innovative solutions on projects. This department will help

Nicholas Esposito’s Wish to Be a Construction Worker Comes True with EDA Contractors

On April 9, 2021, EDA Contractors, Inc. welcomed Nicholas Esposito as its new CEO (Chief Excavating Officer). EDA Contractors President Ed DeAngelis and the EDA staff cheered for 4-year old Nicholas as he drove up to EDA’s Bensalem location. Nicholas’

University of Delaware Safety Training – Summer and Fall 2021

The University of Delaware, in partnership with the Delaware Valley Safety Council, offers nationally-recognized courses to safety-focused professionals in a wide range of industries. These intensive training programs are taught by Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers to entry-level and experienced safety practitioners

CLC Coffee Chat with Michael Armento of Torcon, Inc.

On April 27, GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council hosted a virtual Coffee Chat with Michael (Mike) Armento, Senior Vice President of Torcon, Inc. This informal meeting provided GBCA’s young construction professionals an opportunity to hear from an experienced construction executive, and

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Fatal Facts: Fall from a Scaffold

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 Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity met to develop these

GBCA Holds Spring Micro Membership Dinner in Delaware County

Thank you to everyone who attended the Spring Micro Membership Dinner on Thursday, April 29, at Pomme Radnor in Radnor, PA. Michael K. Armento, Senior Vice President of Torcon, Inc., provided remarks, looking to the industry’s future, and specifically, the