Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

AUG 2018

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28 LC DBM I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 4 0 2 Association News OSHA Offers Safety Partnership Programs IECA Becomes a Provider of the RCEP Program Due to OSHA's Strategic Partner - ship Program (OSPP), OSHA can partner with em - ployers, workers, associations and labor organizations "to eliminate seri - ous hazards and enhance workplace safety and health practices." With this program, OSHA has recently partnered with the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Insti - tute's Safety, Health, and Environmental Services Group; Associated General Contractors of Georgia; and Brasfield & Gorrie LLC during a construction project in Union City. The organizations seek to promote work safety by addressing various harms such as falls, heat illness, and noise hazards. To learn more about safety partnership programs or further ways to implement safety practices, visit OSHA's website, https://tinyurl.com/jxa9w2t . Recently announced, the ACEC has approved the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One as a provider in the Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) program. As a result of the approval, IECA can provide more continuing education Professional Development Hours, or PDH. The RCEP Program consists of providers that exhibit commitment to "high-quality, effective practices in the development and delivery of profes - sional education" for those of the architecture, engineering and construc- tion professions, as well as for engineers and surveyors. To learn more about RCEP and its qualifications, as well as IECA's role in the program, visit https://tinyurl.com/yb2sleqd . International Trails Symposium The 24th International Trails Symposium (ITS) and Training Institute is an international gathering of enthusiasts and professionals who collabo - rate to enhance trails. The symposium has workshops, a state-of-the-art exhibit hall, and presentations. The institute also offers APA, ASLA and NRPA CEU equivalency. In addition ITS is hosting the 2019 Hulet Hornbeck Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program at the symposium. Here, 16 young adults will have the op - portunity to learn and gain advice from professionals in the trails sector. The symposium will take place in Syracuse, New York from April 28 - May 1, 2019. If you have questions, contact Candace Gallagher at (530) 605-4395 or Candace@americantrails.org.

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