OCTOBER 7, 2019
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TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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Construction Excellence Awards: LAST DAY TO SUBMIT!
Late Submission Deadline: October 7, 2019 at 11:59pm
Today is the last day to submit an entry for the 2019 Construction Excellence Awards! We will be awarding awards in over 20 possible categories at a gala event on November 21!
We Help Build the Workforce
GBCA is proud to partner with the Carpenters' Apprenticeship Ready Program (CARP) and the Construction Apprentice Preparatory Program (CAPP) to help more Philadelphians enter the building trades.
Philadelphia MED Week
October 7-11 is Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week. GBCA is hosting a Contractor Roundtable for non-GBCA members about doing business as MBE/WBE Certified contractors in the region.
National Recovery Month Safety Stand Downs
On October 3, Med-Tex Services, GBCA, ASSP, and OSHA held Safety Stand Downs to reduce stigma about seeking help for substance use and mental health issues.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
Leadership Development Conference: Professional Development
The mission of the Construction Leadership Council is to develop new leaders in our industry. At the AGC 2019 Leadership Development Conference, attendees learned how to motivate their teams and about Emotional Intelligence. Thanks to EDA Contractors and Dale Carnegie Training for leading these sessions!
GBCA EVENTS
2019 Construction Technology Expo
October 29, 8am - 4pm, Penn State at the Navy Yard
Come to the 2019 Construction Technology Expo to see the latest in construction technologies impacting the construction industry!
More Upcoming GBCA Events!
RESOURCES
Evaluate L+I's Services
Philadelphia's L+I is seeking feedback for its Report Card. Take a 3-minute survey evaluating L+I's services to help the department improve.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Respirable Crystalline Silica Control
This week's GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses Respirable Crystalline Silica Control. GBCA also has a Silica Program that helps members meet OSHA's Silica Standard Table 1.
Safety Courses at the University of Delaware
October 21-25; November 11-15, 2019
Take the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist or the Diminishing Human Error in the Workplace course and transform your career in safety.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
OSHA Silica Table 1 Survey
AGC has created a short survey to compile members’ feedback for OSHA about the possibility of expanding the Silica Standard Table 1 to include additional engineering and/or work practice controls.
Webinar: An Assist with Design-Assist
Design-assist is often not properly addressed in contracts or insurance. This webinar will provide tips regarding contract terms and negotiation, as well as how to identify and reduce risks.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Aon Annual Women in Construction Breakfast
Join Aon at its Annual Women in Construction Breakfast on October 29 for a discussion about risks and solutions for cyber exposures faced by developers and contractors.
Comcast Technology Center Wins ULI Global Award
The Comcast Technology Center was one of 7 projects honored with ULI's 2019 Global Awards of Excellence.
RAIR Trash Bash 2019
Join the Recycled Artists In Philadelphia and Revolution Recovery for a celebration of art created from salvaged construction waste.
Skanska Finds Success Using IPD for Inspira Mullica Hill Project
Rebecca Pizzi, VP Operations, spoke about Skanska's largest IPD Project in the US with Construction Dive.
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