ASHE Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) Exam Preparation

Comprehensive Preparation for the CHC Exam | Attain premier CHC status! Designed to give you the tools for passing the Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) Exam, this ASHE course provides test taking tips, key topics, and sample questions identified in the CHC content outline (as listed in the CHC Candidate Handbook). This course will also use interactive polling technology, allowing each participant to answer questions and compare their answer with averages among those in class. Register by 4/18/21 for discounted pricing! Course participants will receive 7 CECs (equivalent to 7 contact hours)

ASHE Health Care Construction Workshop – SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT! | Tuesday, May 18 & Wednesday, May 19, 2021 | Latest Rulings, Compliance Issues in Health Care Construction | Learn the language of health care construction, the latest trends in technology and design, and address the compliance issues that health care providers face as you learn what you encounter while working on construction projects. Register by 4/18/21 for discounted pricing! Earn 17.5 CEC’s (equivalent to 17.5 contact hours)

Local Contractors Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced the recipients of its 2020 Safety Training & Evaluation Process (STEP) Awards and recognized its 2020 OSHA Partners on Tuesday, September 15, in celebration of National Safety Week.

Safety Update: The Challenges with Face Coverings

ABC Keystone Safety Blog

BY: KEVIN KEITH, DIRECTOR OF SAFETY SERVICES, ABC KEYSTONE In the past month, with the return to work for many PA construction companies and workers, the requirement to wear face coverings while at the jobsite has sparked numerous worker complaints. The common complaints have been about worries of heat stress and medical conditions that free […]

Share Your Safety Successes!

ABC Keystone Safety Blog

How are you and your team working safely on the jobsite and in the office?

We know that safety is your top priority, and we would like to feature your team’s efforts. If you have safety success stories, tips, or photos of how your team is adapting to COVID-19, please reach out to kristi@abckeystone.org and kevin@abckeystone.org.

We look forward to hearing your successes and highlighting your team in a future issue of the Merit Shop Spokesman and on our social media channels.

ABC Keystone Announces National Safe and Healthy Construction Pledge

Construction Safety Pledge

Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter recently announced the launch of the Safe and Healthy Construction Pledge, an industry-wide call to action to redouble construction jobsite safety commitments under new protocols due to the coronavirus outbreak. Open to all U.S. contractors and industry associations, the pledge calls for prevention, preparedness, and response plans to prevent injuries and disease and safeguard total human health.

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.

NO-COST VIRTUAL TRAINING: Adult AED, CPR & Basic Medic First Aid

Note: Online registration ends May 1, 2020; if registering after May 1, please email kellys@abckeystone.org.; Timing of training will be at your convenience but should be completed within 30 days; course access details will be emailed to you. | Learn the lifesaving skills needed to protect your family, friends and co-workers!Certifications are valid for two years.  Note: Certification will be earned following the required hands-on training – date/time TBD due to the current COVID-19 situation. The instructor will keep you informed of the updated schedule.