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Take the Challenge
Finding and fixing hazards is a core element of a workplace safety and health program. A systematic find and fix approach is an ongoing process that helps better identify and control sources of potential injuries and illnesses.
Complete the items on the checklist, earn your challenge coin, then share the results in your workplace or on social media using #SafeAndSoundAtWork and #CheckOnSafety.
PCCA Members Express Strong Opposition to PRO Act
Members of the Power & Communication Contractors Association (PCCA) have been contacting their federal Representatives and Senators in early March to share their strong opposition to the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. PCCA has long represented the interests of those who build and maintain America’s electric power and broadband infrastructure, and its members believe that the PRO Act (H.R. 842) would have serious negative consequences on the U.S. economy and American workers.
2020 DIRT Data Submissions Due by March 31
PCCA encourages all of its members to submit data into the Common Ground Alliance's annual DIRT (Damage Information and Reporting Tool) Report, a document that estimates and analyzes damages to buried utilities across the country.
The March 31 deadline to submit 2020 DIRT data is fast approaching. CGA encourages submissions to be made as soon as possible so that you can be a part of the damage prevention story. Submit your 2020 damage or near-miss data by visiting www.identity.cga-dirt.com. If this is your first time submitting to DIRT, click here to register for an account.
PCCA 2021 Convention Presentations and Seminars
March 5 - 10, 2021
(Presentations from previous meetings are in the Members Only area of the site under Education. Login required.)
PCCA Supports Clyburn’s Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act
Rep. Clyburn Proposes $80 Billion for Broadband Deployment
On March 10, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) introduced the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act (AAIA) of 2021, which would authorize some $80 billion to fund competitive bidding systems used to build broadband infrastructure. PCCA applauds the introduction of the AAIA and will support the legislation while working to improve certain policies addressed in this important bill.
PCCA Journal - 2021 Q1 - Available Online
The latest edition of the PCCA Journal is in the mail but you can avoid the wait by reading it online.
PCCA's 2021 Electric & Broadband Outlook is featured... We look at what our Government and Industry Affairs Committee has to look forward to this year... and more.
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Telecom Industry Unites Behind Call for Broadband Workforce Development
PCCA joined a coalition of ten leading organizations representing a broad cross-section of the telecommunications industry in January on a joint letter to the White House and Congress urging support for broadband-related job skills development as part of any infrastructure legislation.