Category Archives: Construction Industry Event

Upcoming Safety Training Opportunities

 

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Builders Exchange is proud to offer “best-in-class” training programs for its members.  All training courses will be offered at Builders Exchange at 2300 Meadow Drive, Louisville, KY, 40218.  The courses described below meet the AGC-SIF Workers Compensation Fund annual training requirement.

Upcoming training courses include the following and will be offered during June, July and August:

First Aid/CPR/Bloodbourne Pathogen

OSHA Basics

LGE Passport-Generation Training

How To Be a Part-Time Safety Director

Employee Involvement

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach Training Program

Safety Program; (I2P2) Injury Illness Prevention Program

Safety Incentive Programs

Safety Leadership

If you are interested in signing up for these courses and would like more information on dates and pricing, click here.

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Builders Exchange Members Gala Silent Auction Items

The 2015 Builders Exchange Members Gala is coming up this Thursday, March 12th!

The items below are a sneak preview of just some of the items that will be available for bidding during the silent auction:

 

Kichler Pendant Light Fixture (Donated by Engineered Lighting Sales)

Catered Breakfast at your Business for 25 (Donated and Prepared by Builders Exchange of Kentucky)

1-Week Orlando Vacation Package (Donated by Republic Bank)

Sheraton Vistana Resort in Orlando, Florida

Cincinnati Reds Package (Donated by ARC Reprographics)

Great American Ballpark – Home of the Cincinnati Reds

40″ Samsung Smart TV (Donated by Builders Exchange of Kentucky)

Butterfly Bench (Donated by Padgett, Inc)

Churchill Downs Spring Meet Box for 6 (Donated by Abel Construction)

Churchill Downs

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone there on Thursday!

– Builders Exchange of Kentucky

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October 31st Deadline for Mandatory Safety Training is Approaching FAST!

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Time is flying by and the October 31st deadline for completing mandatory safety training for continued participation in the AGC-SIF Workers’ Compensation program is here.  Two hours of safety training must be completed as soon as possible.  To ensure our members meet this critical deadline, Builders Exchange of Kentucky is offering three ways to participate in safety training.

First, we are offering several courses at our Louisville office located at 2300 Meadow Drive, 40218.  On October 15th, we are offering a CPR/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogen training class for $85.00 per person.  The training will be held from 8:00a.m. – 1:30p.m.

On October 20th & 21st, we will be offering an OSHA 10-hour course for $180.00 per person.  On the 20th, the class will be held from 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. and on the 21st, we will finish up the class from 8:00a.m. – noon.

On October 23rd, we will be offering two free classes that will be provided by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet for Builders Exchange members only.  The first class will be “Illness and Injury Reporting & Recordkeeping” and will be held from 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.  The second class offered on the 23rd will be “An Overview of the Kentucky OSHA Program.”  That class will begin at 1:30p.m. and end at 4:30p.m.

Lastly, for the “in person” classes, on November 5th, we will host a “last call” class for those who haven’t completed their safety training by the October 31st deadline.  This course will include several general safety-related topics and will be held from 8:00 – 10:00a.m.  The cost of this class is $30.00 per person and will be acceptable even though technically the deadline has passed.

As space is limited, please register as soon as possible by emailing me at mhiggins@bxkentucky.com, or faxing me your name, company name, phone number, and what class you will be attending to 502-459-9803.

Second, if you prefer an online option, please go to www.laborcabinetetrain.ky.gov and you can review the free training options.  Just check the length of time of each course to make sure you participate in two total hours of training.   Once you have watched the videos, please send me an email with the name of the courses and the date you watched them or send me a copy of the certificates of completion.  I will submit your training to the Fund once I receive confirmation you have completed the training.

Third, if you have already participated in a total of two hours of safety training this year, please send me the following information: title of the course, participant’s name, date of training, and the trainer’s name.  If you have a certificate of completion, please fax it to me at 502-459-9803.

If you have received this letter and know you have completed your training for this year, please let me know as soon as possible via email or phone at 502-459-9800.

Best regards,

Mary Ellen Higgins
Director, Educational Service

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