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From the monthly archives: May 2014

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'May 2014'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

National Safety Stand Down - To Prevent Falls in Construction

Today, May 9, 2014, in the Charlotte Safety Committee meeting we had a roundtable discussion and the National Safety Stand Down - To Prevent Falls in Construction was shared.

This Safety Stand Down will take place the week of June 2-6!

The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise
awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Fatalities caused
by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for
construction workers, accounting for 269 of the 775 construction
fatalities recorded in 2012. Those deaths were preventable. Fall prevention safety standards were among the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards, during fiscal year 2012.

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National Craft Instructor of the Year

Lloyd Evans with Watson Electrical was named National Craft Instructor on the Year and was honored at the ABC National Workforce Development Conference and Craft Championships!

Best Electrician in the Country

Shaun Birch with Watson Electrical won Gold in the Residential/Commercial Electrical Competition and was named the Best Electrician in the Country!

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 Chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.