FEBRUARY 22, 2021
GBCA Member Spotlight
Perryman Construction is a leading, family-owned full service commercial construction management company on the East Coast. They provide project planning, and management and construction services for major projects for pharmaceutical, hospitals, parks, transportation, energy, sports, and retail.
Union Carpenter Training Sets the Gold Standard
Carpenter Contractor Trust and Bisnow have partnered to share the value of union construction in Philadelphia. The most recent update looks at efforts from GBCA and the Carpenters JAC to help more Philadelphians enter the building trades through the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program.
Workforce COVID-19 Vaccine Planning for Employers
The City of Philadelphia recently launched the Workforce COVID-19 Vaccine Planning Form for Philadelphia-based organizations and companies that employ workers in Phase 1B or 1C, which includes construction workers.
COVID-19 Tip of the Week
So you’ve gotten the COVID-19 vaccine: Now what? Check out our reminders for after you've gotten the vaccine, including what to do with your vaccination card and whether you need to quarantine after additional COVID-19 exposures.
COVID-19 Information for Workers
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Worker Training Program has two factsheets that address workplace health and safety issues related to COVID-19 and vaccination programs for employers.
Key Elements of a Model Workplace Safety and Health COVID-19 Vaccination Program
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Workers
CPWR Webinar: Protecting Construction Workers from COVID-19
February 25, 1pm, ONLINE
CPWR is offering a webinar that will walk through the recent guidance from OSHA regarding limiting COVID-19 exposures in the workplace.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CLC At-Large Committee Meeting
February 25, 9am - 10am, ONLINE (via Zoom)
Join the CLC Steering Committee at our next Virtual At-Large Committee meeting. We will discuss possible events, from networking to learning opportunities, for the CLC in 2021!
CLC Leadership Development Series: Time Management
March 4, 2pm-3pm, ONLINE
Take this interactive workshop run by Dale Carnegie: You'll discover how you spend your time, and learn tools to help you stay on target and get better results in both work and life.
GBCA Members Named in ENR MidAtlantic’s 2021 Top Young Pros
Congratulations to the young professionals of GBCA members Gilbane Building Company, STV, and Thornton Tomasetti, who were included in ENR MidAtlantic’s 2021 Class of Top Young Professionals!
Virtual Eggs with OSHA - Focus on the Focus Four
March 2, 8am - 9:30am, ONLINE
Join GBCA and local area OSHA representatives as we discuss and develop resources for 2021's Focus Four Campaign.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
Bid Opportunities
GBCA is pleased to share two bid opportunities in Radnor and Pocopson Township, Pennsylvania.
University of Delaware Professional Drone Pilot Training 2021
The University of Delaware is offering a live-online professional drone pilot training program to professionals who use unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes.
Job Opportunity:
Roofing Estimator
EDA Contractors, Inc., is a specialty construction firm is seeking a motivated individual looking to join an exciting and diverse team of estimators in the Roofing Division as a Roofing Estimator.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talks
This week, we're featuring two GBCA Safety Toolbox Talks! To close out American Heart Month, we have one about heart health. We also have a toolbox talk about how weather can make portable ladders hazardous. Click on the image to access our full toolbox talks library!
Heart Health and Handling Cardiac Events
Portable Ladder Safety: Weather-Related Hazards
AGC WebEd: Utilizing Colocation and the Big Room on Construction
In this AGC WebEd, learn how mid-size and large projects successfully utilized colocation and the Big Room methodology in Lean Construction with take-aways that smaller sized contractors can replicate.
McDonald Building Company Completes Project HOME Renovation Benefitting Low-Income Philadelphians
McDonald Building Company recently completed renovations to Project HOME's Honickman Learning Center, which provides space and technology for education and learning to low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia.
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