JUNE 1, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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COVID-19 UPDATES
Latest GBCA COVID-19 Updates
GBCA is working to ensure that our members and the greater commercial construction community are equipped to deal with COVID-19 response in the Philadelphia region.
Philadelphia L&I Shifts Enforcement of Philadelphia’s COVID-19 Requirements
Philadelphia Office of the Department of Public Health Relaxes Restrictions on Construction
OSHA Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For COVID-19
Philadelphia L&I Permitting and Inspections Issues
Updated COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures
GBCA is working with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia to produce protocols that follow CDC recommendations to guide construction during COVID-19 response.
COVID-19 Recommended Response Protocols
COVID-19 Recommended Job Site Protocols
Suggested Response to Possible COVID-19 Exposures Flow Chart
COVID-19 Toolbox Talks - Now Mobile-Friendly
We've updated our two toolbox talks about COVID-19. They're now also mobile-friendly, so workers can follow along from their phones, reducing the need to distribute handouts.
COVID-19 Information Toolbox Talk
COVID-19 Job Site Protocols Toolbox Talk
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
GBCA EVENTS
AIA/COAA/GBCA Event:
Improving Project Outcomes
June 30, 12pm - 1:30pm, ONLINE
Join this virtual Town Hall discussion on the current Crisis as we all navigate the ‘new normal’ in the Design and Construction Industry.
NEW DATES - Scheduling with Microsoft Project: The Basics
July 14 - 23, 8am - 10am, ONLINE
Microsoft Project Professional is the industry's leading project management tool, and this class will cover all the tools a beginner needs.
10-Week Online Courses
June 29 - September 6, 2020
GBCA is holding several online courses on construction processes and skills that all construction professionals should know. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on course work.
Construction Blueprint Reading
Estimating and Bidding 2
Construction Materials and Processes
Construction Equipment and Methods
More Upcoming GBCA Events
We value our members, and the health and safety of our membership is of the utmost importance. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, GBCA is evaluating next steps regarding GBCA events on an ongoing basis. We will communicate the status of events to our members as information becomes available.
RESOURCES
OSHA Toolbox Talks: Prevent Caught-in/Between Hazards
This week, we have a Toolbox Talk supporting OSHA's Focus Four Campaign. This month, we're focusing on caught-in/between hazards. GBCA's Toolbox Talks come in downloadable handout and mobile-friendly formats.
Demolition Safety
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC ConstructorCast:
Going Virtual
Listen to the latest COVID-19 Special Edition episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast. Going Virtual looks at changes made by AGC of America and its chapters to continue meeting the construction industry's needs.
AGC WebEd:
COVID-19’s Impact on Compliance Processes
June 4, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
This webinar will take a deep dive into the challenges top contractors are facing and present practical tips on how to navigate the impacts of COVID-19 on compliance processes.
INDUSTRY NEWS
CCPA: Women Changing the City
June 24, 9am - 10:30am, ONLINE
Join the Center City Proprietors Association for a discussion about how leaders, including Torcon's Amy Novak, create and inspire change in people, projects, business and our city.
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