NO-COST VIRTUAL TRAINING: Dealing with the 6 Feet Rule in Construction – A Discussion of OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard and Industry Standards
Discover the trends in Construction as it relates to fall protection.
NO-COST VIRTUAL TRAINING: Over the last couple of years, employers have stated more frequently that OSHA requires them to be tied off when working from a ladder if more than six feet above the lower level. This is not what the OSHA standard states. So, how did we get here? This question and other questions will be discussed to help educate your workers of the differences between the OSHA standard and safe work practices. It is suggested that your field management and upper management attend this webinar to get a better understanding of the process to protect workers from falls from a height in the workplace.
By: Barbara Holtzapple, Director of Education, ABC Keystone The STP Program is a construction-specific curriculum developed, field tested and updated by and for contractors. This comprehensive series focuses on the knowledge and skills that every supervisor must have to be an effective manager of people, time, equipment and materials on the jobsite. Whether a person […]
October 15, 16 & 17 dates are full – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waitlist. Over the course of three days, 200 area middle school students from our 11-county footprint will be attending this fall’s Construction Wars, an interactive career exploration event that offers hands-on activities with the help of construction professionals and provides students with an understanding of the many possible career paths offered by the construction industry. Interested in volunteering? Contact email@example.com
No-cost to attend! Discover a college alternative career pathway that gives students valuable, in-demand skills and preps them for entry into an “Earn While You Learn” apprenticeship program with the opportunity to graduate with little to no debt!
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By: Stephanie Larkin, Director of Education, Safety & Workforce Development You’ve likely read recent stories from ABC Keystone Chapter about how there’s a new articulation agreement between a school and ABC’s registered apprenticeship program. What does that even mean? How does it happen? And why should you care? It’s safe to say that many educational […]
ABC Keystone Receives PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant Increasing No-cost Trade Education Opportunities for 20 Area Youth, Returning Citizens, and the Underemployed
Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 21, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Associated Builders & Contractors – Keystone Chapter (ABC Keystone) was recently awarded a $67,182 PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant through the PA Department of Labor & Industry to create the Lancaster-Berks Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Connection (P-A Connection). P-A […]
Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NOVEMBER 10, 2017 (MANHEIM, PA) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) is pleased to announce the addition of Angela Corbisello as Education Coordinator. In this role, Angela will support the education and safety departments of ABC Keystone […]