Rob Triplett

ConTech Roadshow Puts Construction Technology Top of Mind

NECA sponsored the JBKnowledge ConTech Roadshow, a one-day event for construction professionals to participate in educational training and discuss how technology is changing the industry, in partnership with the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) on Thursday, July 13. With the goal of further evaluating business IT strategies, attendees heard… Read more

Tips to Beat the Heat

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extremely hot or humid conditions. What’s more, approximately 40 percent of heat-related worker deaths occur in the construction industry, according to OSHA. We’ve already encountered record temperatures this summer, making it especially important to understand heat-related injuries… Read more

OSHA Amends Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment Standards

To provide workers with greater protections from slip, trip, and fall hazards, OSHA has published a final rule revising and updating the general industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) standards, effective as of July 6, 2017 In the technical amendments to the regulation, final subpart D… Read more

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter attends roundtable with Congressman Smucker and Chairwoman Foxx

On July 17, 2017, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter attended a roundtable discussion with Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-13) and Congresswoman Virginia Fox (NC-5) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Congressman Smucker, who represents constituents in Lancaster, Berks and Chester Counties, serves on the US House Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,… Read more

Celebrating National Safety Month

Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day, according to the National Safety Council, and in 2014, more than 4,000 people lost their lives while on the job. These are startling statistics. While workplace safety is a national conversation throughout the year, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter continues to focus on helping… Read more

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Hosts Congressional Infrastructure Summit

On Monday, June 12th, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter co-hosted its first ever Congressional Summit to discuss federal infrastructure spending. The Summit, which took place in King of Prussia, PA, brought together stakeholder groups from regional labor unions of various construction trades, management associations, and the southeastern Pennsylvania congressional delegation. Even NECA’s… Read more