Here’s to a strong beginning!
Being the primary resource for our members is a challenging task, but we are fortunate to have the support of our fantastic member companies and the GPCSA Board. With their help, our events are elevated, expanded, and more engaging. You can take a look at our past events to see the great business gatherings we’ve had and the people who have been the real power boost behind them:https://www.gpcsa.org/past-events/ And don’t forget to check out the event calendar: https://www.gpcsa.org/events/-Carla Jockish, Executive Director
Here’s to a fantastic 2024!
New Member Spotlight
Since 1915, Western Specialty Contractors has stood by dedication to quality craftsmanship. Today with 30 offices across the country, the company has evolved to become America’s largest specialty contractor in masonry, concrete, waterproofing, and facades restoration. We exist to provide effective services that protect, restore, and maintain buildings and structures throughout the United States.
News & Events
SATURDAY, JANUARY 20TH | 1:00PM
Bradley Athletics is proud to support local unions, workers and their families to enjoy an afternoon of Bradley Basketball as they take on Missouri Valley Conference opponent Belmont Bruins.
Unions and union workers may purchase discounted tickets throughout the upper bowl ($6) and lower bowl end zones ($10) using a dedicated purchasing portal.
PLAN ROOM KICKOFF
Friday, January 26th
ATTEND A SAFETY MEETING & BREAKFAST
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH | 7:30AM–9:30AM
100 Conference Center Dr, East Peoria, IL 61611
Attend a free excavator safety meeting, hosted by a
JULIE Damage Prevention Manager. Space is limited!
OSHA HOT TOPICS FOR 2024 – LUNCH AND LEARN
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH | 11:30AM-12:30PM
1300 E. Gardner Dr. Mossville, IL 61552
Brian Bothast is a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist with OSHA in Peoria, IL. He will be speaking at the Lunch & Learn Event and sharing useful information about OSHA’s latest programs. Specifically, he will be discussing the National Fall Emphasis program and the Warehousing Emphasis program. He will also cover OSHA’s focus areas such as heat, excavations, noise, lead, silica, tank cleaning, and more. Additionally, Brian will clarify the new injury and illness reporting requirements and will be available to answer any questions that the attendees may have.
PEORIA AREA CONTRACTOR SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND | 8:00AM–12:30PM
7:30AM | Registration and breakfast
Lunch will be served at the end of the session.
HOLIDAY INN AND SUITES GRAND PRARIE
7601 N. Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, IL 61615
This Safety and Risk Management Program provides contractors the information and tools they need to develop and maintain an effective safety and risk management program as well as inform attendees about safety related to human resources, jobsite requirements, and other safety issues. This program is for owners, managers, HR personnel, supervisors, foreman, superintendents, and other safety managers. For more detailed information, visit fcaofillinois.org/safety-program.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:Friday, February 16