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Tick Bites

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2019
By: David Burkhart
Categories: Electrical Safety


• Ticks are generally found near the ground, in brushy or wooded areas.
• They can’t jump or fly. Instead, they climb tall grasses or shrubs and wait for a potential host to brush against them.
• When this happens, they climb onto the host and seek a site for attachment.
• Use insect repellents containing DEET, picaridin, IR3535, oil of lemon...

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Grilling Safety

Posted on Monday, July 22, 2019
By: David Burkhart
Categories: Electrical Safety

Grilling Safety
• Propane and charcoal BBQ grills must only be used outdoors. If used indoors, or in any enclosed spaces such as tents, they pose a fire hazard and a risk of exposing occupants to deadly carbon monoxide poisoning.
• Place the grill a safe distance from lawn games, play areas, and foot traffic. Grills should be positioned at least 10 feet away from siding,...

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Beach & Water Safety

Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2019
By: David Burkhart
Categories: Electrical Safety

Beach & Water Safety While drowning deaths peak among one and two year olds, drownings continue to be the second leading cause of preventable death through age 15.
• 74% of drowning incidents for children younger than 15 between 2015 and 2017 occurred in residential locations.
• Boys younger than 15 die from drowning at twice the rate as girls.
• 351 children...

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ABC Signs President Trump’s ‘Pledge to America’s Workers’

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018
By: David Burkhart
Categories: Construction NEWS  |  Political

Friday, July 20, 2018 10:55 AM - stover@abc.org - ABC News, Workforce Development, Events/Products/Programs -


ABC signed on to President Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” at an event at the White House last week, committing to educating and developing at least 500,000 construction workers over the next five years. The pledge, which was signed by...

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Tagged:Workforce Development


The Coach's Corner - Newsletter

Posted on Monday, July 02, 2018
By: David Burkhart
Categories: Construction NEWS

A Message from Bill Harrison – The CoachIdeas are powerful things; they are not diminished by sharing.
Independence Day is certainly a proud tradition over a couple of centuries.Please say a prayer for those who wear the uniform and their families.They have paid and continue to pay for our freedom.HOW AM I DOING?We will be combining several themes you have read in the past to reduce...

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Tagged:Teamwork


Memorial Day 2018

Posted on Sunday, May 27, 2018
By: David Burkhart
Categories: Electrical Safety

From everyone at Gillespie Electric, Inc., we hope you and your family
have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!

To all present and past U.S. servicemen and women, we thank you for your services!


 

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