Rough Terrain Forklift Training

Reduce injuries, product and structural damage, and forklift repairs while promoting an increase in safety awareness. Get certified and meet OSHA requirements.

ABC Keystone Safety Awards Breakfast

Celebrating ABC Keystone Members’ Commitment to Safety | Network with ABC Contractors | Support the 2020 STEP Award Recipients and OSHA Partners

Safety Update: The Challenges with Face Coverings

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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!

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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

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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.

Safety Update: Social Distancing and Assessing the Workplace

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As we all work through the challenges of dealing with the impacts of COVID-19, we need to remember that this is not different than dealing with any other type of hazard in the workplace. We must always assess the workplace to identify the areas of concerns and take steps to address the issues. OSHA has […]

NO-COST LIVE DISCUSSION WEBINAR: Implementing a “Pandemic Safety Officer” – Q & A

This live discussion webinar is now full. | The safety guidelines issued by Governor Wolf for construction to operate safely during the COVID-19 crisis include the requirement of appointing a “Pandemic Safety Officer.” Many questions have been brought forth regarding what that position should entail and how to enforce safety guidelines among employees. Join us Tuesday, May 5, for a no-cost live discussion webinar answering your questions regarding the Pandemic Safety Officer Position. Please submit your questions to kevin@abckeystone.org by Monday, 5/4, at noon.

Important Resources for the Construction Industry’s Re-opening

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BY: David G. Greineder, IOM, ABC PA Director of Government Affairs On Friday, May 1, employers in the construction industry, if they chose to do so, resumed work on construction projects. Businesses that  are open must adhere to strict construction guidance issued by the Governor. The guidelines require employers to develop, implement, and enforce safety […]

VIRTUAL TRAINING – OSHA 10-Hour Construction – Exclusive Member Savings

OSHA 10-Hour serves as the benchmark for introductory jobsite safety and OSHA compliance education. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, ABC Keystone is offering this exclusive member savings on OSHA 10-Hour virtual training licenses to assist you with providing affordable training to your active employees during this time. This is a unique opportunity to purchase the OSHA 10-Hour virtual training license at an exclusive member savings price of $25 per license. This training typically is offered at a minimum of $89 per license through other entities.