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From the monthly archives: January 2015

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2015'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

How the ABC Retro Program Compares to Other Construction Retro Programs?

First, we work with your company to develop safety programs and policies that prevent accidents and keep your employees safe.  However; when the unfortunate accident does happen, we work immediately and tirelessly to manage the claim, ensure that your injured worker receives appropriate care, and that we get them back to work as quickly as possible.   What makes ABC’s professional claims management services different is we are located in Spokane/Eastern Washington . 

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2014 ABC Wall of Fame Contest Results are in!

Each year ABC members have the opportunity to participate in IPC-ABC Wall of Fame contest.  Members who recruit a new member into the ABC association throughout the year get their name and company name displayed for the entire 2015 year in the ABC Office for everyone to see.  

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Sign up. Ship. Save.

Associated Builders and Contractors members save big on select FedEx services.  As a member of ABC, you already have access to training services, and networking opportunities to help you secure valuable contracts.  Now get even more. 

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2014 ABC Wall of Fame Contest Results are in!

Each year ABC members have the opportunity to participate in IPC-ABC Wall of Fame contest.  Members who recruit a new member into the ABC association throughout the year get their name and company name displayed for the entire 2015 year in the ABC Office for everyone to see. 

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Employers must post 300A injury/illness summary form February through April

It’s that time of year again and OSHA is reminding covered employers to post their OSHA Form 300A, which summarizes the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2014 and were logged on OSHA's Form 300, the log of work-related injuries and illnesses. The summary must be posted between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2015, and should be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted.

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Please welcome our NEWEST ABC Member!

Inland Empire Drywall Supply is a building supplier that specializes in building products for the residential and commercial drywall contractor.  Their mission is to provide superior service to the drywall construction professional, while supplying materials at a competitive price.

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ABC will be presenting “Workers’ Comp Insurance ….It is a Controllable Expense! “ in Northern Idaho

This seminar will be presented in three separate parts. Greg Rodriguez, Vice President of Member and Safety Services will cover safety in the workplace and accident prevention.  When accidents occur in the work place, work stops!  When work stops, it costs productivity and money.  If the accident results in an injury, now we have an injury claim that directly impacts the cost of Workers’ Comp Insurance Rates.   By avoiding accidents and injuries in the workplace, companies save money!

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Mayor Condon’s Actions on Apprenticeship Ordinance Disappointing – Editorial Comment by ABC President Kate McCaslin

After the Spokane City Council passed a new apprenticeship quota ordinance several weeks ago by a vote of 5 to 2, the coalition opposing the ordinance, (led by ABC and AGC), was hopeful that Mayor Condon would veto the ordinance.  While his veto most certainly would have been over-ridden by the extremely liberal City Council majority, his veto message could have reinforced the fact that this burdensome new regulation would do nothing for training and apprenticeship, but would most certainly have raised the cost of construction for City taxpayers.

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Safety Fest of the Great Northwest – Post Falls

Safety Fest of the Great Northwest – Post Falls is fast approaching. This year the event will be held from February 18th – 20th at the North Idaho College – Workforce Training Center. This event is a great opportunity for companies to send employees to get FREE safety training from the area’s best trainers in are such as Fall Protection, OSHA 10 Construction/General Industry, Flagging, Hazwoper Refresher and more. New classes this year include How Safety and Claims Management Affect Your EMR, Water Safety, and Ebola Talk. 

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The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) 26th Annual Southern Idaho Awards Dinner and Auction Mardi Gras Celebration

When: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Where: The Riverside Hotel
2900 W Chinden Boulevard, Boise, ID 83714

Doors open and silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m.
Awards and recognition will begin at 7:15 p.m.

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