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Sharon M. Bueno, managing editor of Trenchless Technology talks to John Fluharty, chair of the Power & Communications Contractors Association (PCCA) and a longtime member of the HDD contracting community, getting his perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the fiber-to-the-home market in relation to the HDD market.
Presentations from the PCCA 2020 Mid-Year Meeting at the Omni Nashville Hotel (September 23 - 26), 2020) are available in the Education area of the Members Only website menu. PCCA Government Affairs Roundtable by Eben Wyman, Wyman Associates is a sample of this year's presentations.
You'll also find program listings from previous years.
The latest edition of the PCCA Journal is in the mail but you can avoid the wait by reading it online.
PCCA Joins the Newly Formed American Connection Project Broadband Coalition... We look at COVID Response Measures... We discuss how you can Uncover the Next Generation of Workers... and more.
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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today that it will host a webinar on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, to kick-off the 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, Sept. 14-18, 2020. OSHA will conduct the webinar on Monday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. EDT. Featured speakers include:
OSHA encourages America's workplaces to commit to workplace safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, August 10-16. This nationwide event recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.
Continuing its 75-year effort to bring utility services to rural Americans, the Power & Communication Contractors Association (PCCA) proudly joined the American Connection Project Broadband Coalition in July. Coalition members are working together to bring high-speed internet access to all households, with a focus on those in rural areas.
Representing nearly 50 companies and business organizations from a cross-section of the U.S. economy, the coalition launched on July 8. It is spearheaded by farmer-owned cooperative Land O’Lakes, Inc., which like PCCA advocates for full internet accessibility, including for all rural Americans.
Read about the coalition's launch at www.landolakesinc.com/Press/News/American-Connection-Project-Broadband-Coalition.
In June, Versalift and TRL Rents announced that they are donating four pieces of new equipment to the State Technical College of Missouri for the upcoming school year. State Tech, the flagship school in PCCA's workforce development efforts, will use the equipment in its Utility Systems Technician and Electrical Distribution Systems programs.