For Immediate Release: Dustin Teemsma of Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical wins the PHCC of California Excellence in Safety Award for 2022!

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Sacramento, CA – July 2, 2022: Dustin Teemsma is awarded the PHCC of California Excellence in Safety Award for 2022 at PHCC WEST 2022 in Lake Tahoe, NV The PHCC of California Excellence in Safety Award recognizes a Contractor Member who demonstrates safety as a core value that permeates the company culture. The Contractor Member also models safety to the rest …

CAPHCC Quick Links on Asbestos Requirements in California

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Below are a summary of links that provide an overview of asbestos requirements in California. EPA – Asbestos NESHAP (National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants) Federal OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926 State of California OSHA Standard Title 7 CCR 1529 California EPA – Department of Toxic Substances Control – Asbestos Disposal California List of Air Quality Management Districts Sacramento Rule 902 …

Asbestos Overview by Gio Fanelli, Trainer, ERT

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Download the .pdf of this article ASBESTOS OVERVIEW by Gio Fanelli. Recently several PHCC of California contractors have incurred liability on construction projects by not testing for asbestos prior to performing work.  PHCC of California called on industry expert Gio Fanelli, Environmental Consultant and Trainer at ERT to educate our membership.  Gio writes: The word Asbestos is not a scientific …

CAPHCC Alert: Important Asbestos Information for PHCC Contractors

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Recently several PHCC Contractors have incurred liability by not testing for asbestos prior to performing work.  Insurance companies have refused to pay homeowner’s claims on damage because of the lack of an asbestos test, and subrogated (transferred liability) to contractors. Asbestos testing is required on ALL plumbing & HVAC construction work that disturbs asbestos, even in the case of newer homes …

Seven Minute Safety Trainer from Federated Insurance

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The Seven Minute Safety Trainer powered by BLR® allows user friendly access to more than 350 safety meeting topics anytime and anywhere as an easy to use mobile application. Federated Insurance is excited to announce this complimentary new service that will provide our contractor clients with effective and efficient employee safety training resources. Whether using a desktop or a mobile …