MAY 17, 2021
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
Certified MBE, American Pile and Foundation LLC is the East Coast’s premier pile driving and drilling specialty contractor, offering expertise in providing their customers with both innovative and economical foundation design and construction solutions.
GBCA Holds Spring Micro Membership Dinner in Montgomery County
Thank you to everyone who attended the Spring Micro Membership Dinner on May 10 at the Flourtown Country Club. Philip Radomski, President of Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc., provided opening remarks.
Thank You Spring Micro Membership Dinners Sponsors!
Thank you to the sponsors of our SOLD OUT Spring Micro Membership Dinners!
Stand Down to Raise Awareness about Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in Construction
On May 11, GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, and Gilbane Building Company held a Safety Stand Down to raise awareness about substance abuse and mental health issues in construction.
COVID-19 UPDATES
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 and wearing masks. 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.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
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.
GBCA EVENTS
Focus Four & More: Digging into Safety
June 8, 11am - 6pm, Diggerland
For Trench Safety Month, join GBCA, Med-Tex Services, Inc., United Rentals, the General Building Contractors Association, the Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley, the Signatory Contractors Association, the Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council, and OSHA for a family-friendly safety event at Diggerland. This FREE event will allow safety professionals and construction workers to see and discuss safety demonstrations, as well as network.
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 aliberto@gbca.com.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Stop Losing Time and Money: Seek the Input of Your Subs
General contractors and construction managers can save time and money on projects by enlisting help from their subcontractors. Working together even before the bid process can help ensure more effective scheduling and better prices.
AIHA Guide: Focus on Health Hazards in Construction
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has created a guide for safety professionals to help them create safety programs and protocols around four characteristics of construction jobs and jobsites that can become health hazards.
Focus Four Safety Training: Focus on Fall Hazards
This month, we're continuing our focus on fall hazards. This week's featured toolbox talk goes over how to calculate the appropriate lanyard length for your personal fall arrest system.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
6 Foot Lanyards at Heights of 18 Feet and Less
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
WEBINAR: Laying the Right Foundation for Profitability
May 20, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
Are you waiting until the end of the month or the end of a job to know if you’re profitable? Learn how laying the right foundation can enable you to make decisions that improve profitability, boost productivity, and improve cashflow.  
INDUSTRY NEWS
Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest! Philadelphia is fortunate to have so many talented and skilled people working in the building and construction trades.
Haztek Reconsiders Safety From the Ground Up
What does a safety management organization do when the whole world suddenly changes? It doesn't stay the same. Over the past year, the Haztek team has refocused its efforts and adapted to ensure that workers stay safe. The team has done more than just survive: it has become stronger.
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