FEBRUARY 1, 2021
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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2021 GBCA Virtual Annual Meeting
Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 2021 Annual Meeting! If you missed it, you can learn about what GBCA's priorities are for 2021, and watch the entire event!
Thank You to the Annual Meeting Sponsors!
National AGC Safety Awards Program
Participate in the National AGC Safety Awards Program, a FREE program for GBCA members. Let's show the country that the Philadelphia region's construction industry is the safest in the country! Submit your data by February 10, 2021.
PBJ Economic Forecast Series
GBCA was proud to sponsor two of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Economic Forecast Four-Part Series. On January 21, Jerry Sweeney, CEO of Brandywine Realty Trust, shared his thoughts about Philadelphia's real estate market.
COVID-19 UPDATES
COVID-19 Vaccines: What Employers Should Know
In response to the present situation regarding the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, AGC of America has produced resources to assist member firms as they consider any vaccine policies.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Coffee Chat: Todd Lofgren, Skanska USA Building
February 10, 9am - 9:30am, ONLINE (via Zoom)
Join us for an opportunity to meet Todd Lofgren, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Skanska USA Building at a virtual coffee chat! Connect with peers, and learn from a seasoned construction executive!
CLC At-Large Meeting
February 25, 9am - 10am, ONLINE (via Zoom)
Join the CLC Steering Committee for the next Virtual At-Large Committee meeting. We'll review the 2021 Calendar of Events for the CLC, discuss issues impacting emerging construction professionals, and have time to connect and network!
GBCA EVENTS
Virtual Eggs with OSHA - Focus on the Focus Four
March 2, 8am - 9:30pm, ONLINE
Join GBCA, the local area OSHA Office, and Contractor representatives as we facilitate breakout conversations on OSHA’s Focus Four hazards.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
PA One Call Safety Day Virtual Conference 2021
PA One Call System is taking its industry leading safety training event to a virtual platform for 2021. Sponsor and/or attend this event that will look at the latest issues in excavation safety.
Med-Tex Services Offers Competent Person For Safety at Heights Training
Med-Tex Services, Inc. is offering a Competent Person for Safety at Heights course in February, 2021. This course is designed for Supervisors, Managers, and Safety Professionals responsible for Fall Protection programs.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talks
This week, we're featuring a GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk on the components of suspended scaffolds. We're also featuring our cold hazard toolbox talks.
Suspended Scaffolds - Components
Cold Hazard Toolbox Talks
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
ConstructorCast: COVID-19 is Transforming Construction Jobsites
Listen to the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast, which discusses how COVID-19 is transforming construction jobsites in the US. This episode features GBCA member Frank Baxter, Director of Loss Prevention, Construction Risk Partners (Mr. Baxter was EHS Director of Skanska USA Building at the time of recording).
INDUSTRY NEWS
Girl Scouts of Eastern PA to Honor LF Driscoll’s Dona File
The Girl Scouts of Eastern PA are holding their Take the Lead Virtual Gala 2021 on March 2, 2021. They will be honoring 4 women leaders in the Philadelphia region, including Dona File, Corporate Safety Director, LF Driscoll.
Superior Builds Scaffolds for Penn Medicine Bridges
Superior Scaffold Services built the scaffolds necessary to secure two pedestrian bridges connecting Penn Medicine's Pavilion to the existing Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.
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