MAY 10, 2021
GBCA Member Spotlight
Established in 2001 by Roland C. Massimino and Andrew Massimino, Massimino Building Corp specializes in general contracting and construction management services for academic institutions, corporate offices, financial firms, medical facilities and pharmaceutical companies.
BIM'n Ain't Easy- An Introduction to DfMA
May 12, 12pm - 1pm, ONLINE (via GoToWebinar)
Join the Construction Dorks, Jonathan Marsh, Trent Leinenbach, and Jeff Sample as they have an open discussion and Q&A on the impacts of Design for Manufacturing and Assembly.
6abc Facebook Live at the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest
On May 7, 6abc’s Gina Gannon hosted a Facebook Live video at the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest. This live video featured the Carpenters' JAC's Robert Landy and Steve Young, EAS Carpenters's William Sproule, and Carpenters' Apprentice Priscilla Torres (of PDM Constructors).
Focus Four & More: Digging into Safety
June 8, Diggerland
For Trench Safety Month, join us for a family-friendly event at Diggerland that will feature safety demonstrations and a chance for safety professionals to network!
COVID-19 Tip of the Week: Follow the City's Requirements
Remember to follow the City of Philadelphia's guidance for construction with regards to COVID-19 protocols. Regardless of whether your workforce has been vaccinated or not, construction projects in Philadelphia still must follow the guidance set by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
CPWR Webinar: COVID-19 Science & Policy Update
Hear from Dr. John Howard, the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), about the latest information and research on COVID-19 transmission, testing, variants of the virus, vaccination and vaccine programs, and other return-to-work issues.
CLC Coffee Chat: Philip Radomski, Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.
May 25, 9am - 10am, ONLINE (via Zoom)
Join us for a Coffee Chat with Philip Radomski, President of Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.! Find out what lessons he's learned in his business and as a Philadelphia construction industry leader.
OSHA 30 Hour Training Course
May 17-20, 7:30am - 4:00pm, Med-Tex Services
GBCA is offering an OSHA 30 training course, in-person at Med-Tex Services. Make sure your workers are knowledgeable of workplace hazards and how to avoid them.
Don't Miss GBCA'S 2021 GOLF OUTINGS!
SOLD OUT! Golf Outing I: June 14, Philadelphia Cricket Club
Golf Outing II: August 26, 11am - 8pm, Greate Bay Country Club
The June 14th Golf Outing is SOLD OUT but there are still a few golf packages for the August 26th outing available. Dinner-only tickets are also very limited. DON’T WAIT: REGISTER TODAY! 
Thank you GBCA Golf Outing Sponsors!
Thank you to our sponsors! To sponsor our Golf Outings, click below, or contact Anne Liberto at
More Upcoming GBCA Events
PA Attorney General’s Crackdown on Wage Theft Sets a Good Example
William Sproule, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, supports PA’s recent activity combatting illegal business practices such as wage theft and misclassification of workers.
National Prevention Week: Focus on Mental Health and Substance Abuse Awareness
May 9-15, 2021 is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Prevention Week. GBCA has partnered with the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Vicinity, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters to produce toolbox talks to promote awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues.
GBCA, BTC, & EAS Carpenters Safety Toolbox Talks on Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Featured Talk: Rethinking Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Focus Four Safety Training: Focus on Fall Hazards
This month, we're continuing our focus on fall hazards. This week's featured toolbox talk asks if you've prepared to avoid fall hazards: Did you plan to fall today?
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Did You Plan to Fall Today?
More Fall Hazard Toolbox Talks
WEBINAR: Holy Smokes We Had an Incident, What Do I Do Now
May 18, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
Frank Baxter, Director of Loss Prevention of GBCA member Construction Risk Partners, and his colleagues break down the steps to take pre-incident, during the first 24 hours of an incident, and post-incident. Being prepared can help you prevent incidents, as well as operate smoothly in the unfortunate situation that an incident or injury occurs on the jobsite.
Philadelphia Tribune to Honor Carol Horne Penn as Woman of Achievement
May 13, 12pm, ONLINE
Congratulations to Carol Horne Penn of Clemens Construction Company who will be honored as one of the Women of Achievement by the Philadelphia Tribune! Watch the special event online on May 13!
Butz Creates Department Focused on Providing Innovative Services
The Butz Family of Companies, which includes GBCA member Shoemaker Construction Co., has created a new department focused on innovative solutions for projects. GBCA CLC Steering Committee Member Paul McLaughlin has been promoted to join this department. 
Students Learn About Building at Carpenters’ Hall
On April 28, 2021, thirty Philadelphia third graders took a tour of Carpenters’ Hall to learn about architecture, building, and Philadelphia's history.
Philadelphia Museum of Art $200 Million Renovation Opens to the Public
On May 6, the Philadelphia Museum of Art opened its $200 million renovation designed by architect Frank Gehry to the public. The project was managed by LF Driscoll and was a certified OSHA Star Voluntary Protection Program project.
Thank You Spring Micro Membership Dinners Sponsors!
Thank you to the sponsors of our SOLD OUT Spring Micro Membership Dinners!
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