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Carpenters Unity Day

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is holding a Unity Day event, bringing together members of the construction industry and raising funds for Marlee’s Mission. Carpenters Unity Day Date: July 3, 2021 Time: 3pm – 7pm Location: Keenans

Carol Horne Penn Honored by the Philadelphia Tribune

On May 13, 2021, the Philadelphia Tribune honored 17 Women of Achievement, African American women in the Philadelphia region with great accomplishments and an unwavering commitment to success. Carol Horne Penn, Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Relations of

Certify Your Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Remember to certify your 2021 Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction! As in previous years, employers and other stakeholders will be able to download Certificates of Participation and provide feedback on their experiences following their Stand-Down. Certificates are the

OSHA Does Not Require Contractors to Record COVID-19 Vaccine Reactions

OSHA has issued a new guidance that no longer requires that employers record all adverse reactions to employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccinations. The agency wants to encourage all Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccination and does not want recording adverse reactions to

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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 the quality safety records of AGC member contractors and construction

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 MARK UTILITY LINES BEFORE DIGGING     Fatal Facts

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 checking for and maintaining marks. GBCA members can use PA

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 work involving digging. GBCA members can use PA One Call

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 invoice that they send to you. GBCA offers this service

GBCA Holds Spring Micro Membership Dinner in Montgomery County

Thank you to everyone who attended the Spring Micro Membership Dinner on Monday, May 20, at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell, PA. Craig Melograno, President of Philadelphia D&M (PDM Constructors), provided opening remarks. VIEW THE GALLERY   Thank you