JULY 27, 2020
GBCA Member Spotlight
Paul Rabinowitz Glass, a leading commercial glass and door company in the tri-state area, does storefronts, curtain walls and interior glass partitions; aluminum, glass and hollow metal entrances; revolver door installation and service; solar and decorative window films; same day glass replacement; same day door repairs; and 24/7 emergency service.
GBCA Online Learning Resources
GBCA's Online Learning Resources now includes online courses in safety, current trends and issues in construction, and leadership development.
2020 Construction Excellence Awards: Submit Today!
The submission site for GBCA’s 2020 Construction Excellence Awards is open! CEA is Philadelphia’s premier construction awards program, recognizing excellence in construction and safety.
GBCA COVID-19 Workplace Safety Training Certificate
Under Philadelphia’s current regulations, every active construction site must have a Pandemic Safety Officer. GBCA offers a COVID-19 workplace safety training course, test, and certificate that is recognized by the City of Philadelphia.
Members-Only Webinar:
Avoid Permitting and Inspection Delays and Fines in Philadelphia
Wednesday, July 29, 10am-11am, Online
In this GBCA members-only webinar, panelists from L&I will go over its online permitting process, issues that impact whether contractors get permits, and safety issues currently being looked at on job sites.
GBCA COVID-19 Updates & Resources
We are back to work, but that doesn't mean that efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 have slowed down. Check out the latest resources to help you and your company manage during COVID-19 response.
FDA Recalls More Hand Sanitizers
(Updated July 24, 2020)
COVID-19 Quarantine: When and How to Do It
Understanding COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
Virtual Alex's Lemonade Stand
There’s 5 days left for the GBCA Construction Leadership Council’s Virtual Alex’s Lemonade Stand! Help support the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and fund research for better treatments and cures for childhood cancers.
Safety's Competitive Advantage
August 12, 12pm - 1pm, Online
This webinar looks at how investing in professional safety development can turn into a competitive advantage, and what the future holds for the safety profession in construction.
Scheduling with Microsoft Project: The Basics (Rescheduled)
August 18-27, Online
Microsoft Project Professional is the industry's leading project management tool, and this class will cover all the tools a beginner needs. This course is sponsored by Wipfli.
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.
Act 75: PA's Employee Verification Act Webinar
July 31, 2pm, Online
The PA Department of Labor & Industry is holding a webinar about Act 75, PA’s Construction Industry Employee Verification Act that goes into effect on October 7, 2020. 
Skanska + Gensler Webinar:
What Does Resilience Mean Now?
July 22, 3pm, Online
This webinar will look at resilience, measured by one’s ability to survive, adapt, and transform in the face of both chronic stresses and acute shocks.
Spread the Word: Safety Starts With Me!
Use GBCA's new QR Code to access our Toolbox Talks Toolkit. Help us spread the word by sending us photos of our new QR Code in action on the jobsite! Let's show everyone that safety starts with GBCA members!
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Tips for Staying Hydrated
This week's GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides tips for staying hydrated, especially when working in the heat.
Water. Rest. Shade. 2020
GBCA is joining OSHA in promoting safe practices for construction workers working in the heat. Check out these safety resources to help workers stay safe while working in the heat!
Safe + Sound Week 2020
August 10-16, 2020
Register for OSHA's Safe + Sound Week 2020 and join in the nationwide event recognizing safe practices and sharing resources to improve safety on the jobsite!
AGC ConstructorCast: Using Weather Data to Manage Project Risk
Listen to the latest episode of AGC ConstructorCast: Using Weather Data to Manage Project Risk. GBCA members can aslo get a 30% discount on GaugeConstruction's cklod-based weather analytics tool through AGC of America!
Superior Scaffold & Brightline Construction Shore the Pennovation Lab Building
Brightline Construction and Superior Scaffold Services recently shored the existing 4-story structure of the Pennovation Lab project, being built by INTECH Construction.
GBCA MEMBERS: Share your news and announcements in News at a Glance!
Stay informed about the Greater Philadelphia Region's commercial building industry.