OSHA’s Silica in Construction Standard: What You Need to Know
August 27, 2018
Let's go through some important points that will make it easier to navigate the correct practices regarding the silica construction standard.
EIC Awards Spotlight: South Lawrence Trafficway
August 6, 2018
Every year at our ABC Heart of America recognizes member companies and their achievements in the construction industry. This year Emery Sapp & Sons received the General Contractor Project of the year award for their work on the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Safer Construction Sites: ABC’s STEP Program
July 17, 2018
ABC Heart of America is committed to safer construction sites throughout a multi We utilize the STEP program to achieve this and are now accepting applications for STEP.
ABC Heart of America 2017 Craft Championships
May 31, 2018
This annual event allows students considering careers in construction to see first-hand how individuals are building successful careers in the industry as they vie for a chance to compete at the National Competition.
Labor Shortage: Kansas City Construction Industry Finds New Solutions
May 29, 2018
Understanding how Construct KC is helping meet the growing needs of the local construction agency and provide valuable jobs for at-risk individuals by teaching a skilled carpentry trade.
Missouri Moves to Reform Archaic Prevailing Wage Law
May 25, 2018
ABC has long been a supporter of repealing Davis Bacon and prevailing wage laws that are based on archaic models of construction. While the bill stops short of repealing the Prevailing Wage requirements in Missouri as we would prefer, it will make much needed improvements.
ABC Heart of America Career Fair
May 21, 2018
Our goal is to connect members with potential students who are interested in the construction industry. With an increasing demand for skilled tradesmen, companies benefit from participating in our career fairs by educating attendees on the benefits of entering the construction industry.
Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard
May 10, 2018
OSHA has been enforcing the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard since September 23, 2017. This is extremely important to the health of around 2 million workers in the United States.
2017 Excellence in Construction Awards
May 7, 2018
ABC Heart of America's Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC Awards) are given to industry leaders for exceptional performance in safety, craftsmanship, best practices and overall project management and execution.
Implementing OSHA’s New Crane and Derricks Final Rule
May 1, 2018
The final rule put into place regarding crane and derricks operation will help keep the job site safer by preventing unnecessary injury and fatal accidents.