Hot Works Safety Program – North Shore

The Hot Work Safety Program is required all across Massachusetts to conduct a number of heat related construction work. The BTEA is proud to be a Hot Works Administrator in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

We are hosting a Hot Works Training Course with Contractor’s Risk Management to help ensure that all of our members have the ability to provide this training to anyone who might need it.

Individuals must fill out the form below and add the registration to their cart and pay $25.00 in order to save a spot in the course.


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CPR/First Aid – South Shore

BTEA is proud to sponsor CPR/First Aid Training for Contractors signatory with our trades.  Participants must attend 2 consecutive night sessions in order to receive certification from Contractors Risk Management (CRM), one of the premier safety training consultants in the country.

Classes are from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Hyatt Place in Braintree, MA.

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CPR/First Aid – South Shore

BTEA is proud to sponsor CPR/First Aid Training for Contractors signatory with our trades.  Participants must attend 2 consecutive night sessions in order to receive certification from Contractors Risk Management (CRM), one of the premier safety training consultants in the country.

Classes are from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Hyatt Place in Braintree, MA.

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PFEANE/GEANE & DC #35 Respirator/Fit Testing

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PFEANE/GEANE and District Council #35 will be holding a joint Respirator Training and Quantitative Fit Testing Seminar at the Finishing Trades Institute, 25 Colgate Road, Roslindale, MA.

 

There is limited space available for the two sessions.  

Morning – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

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Afternoon – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m

 

Participants must:

  1. Be clean shaven,
  2. have proof of medical clearance or undergo medical testing at the seminar for clearance,
  3. bring their own respirator (which needs to be very clean – new or new like).

 

Please sign up individuals below or contact the Association Office for group registration.

PFEANE/GEANE Respirator/Fit Testing

Individuals can sign up here. For group registrations, contact the Association Office at 781-849-3220.

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ANSI Compliant Supervisor Lift Training (Classroom Only) – POSTPONED

Kindly be advised that the BTEA and MCAP will be hosting a classroom lift training in conjunction with Contractor’s Risk Management (CRM).

During this training, participants will learn how to use a personal fall arrest system, calculate load capacities, understand vehicle limitations and stability, and perform inspections on an aerial boom lift, scissor lift and an aerial platform. Participants will understand the hazards associated with aerial lifts and the safety precautions necessary to avoid injury.

This training will consist of the classroom portion of the lift training which satisfies the new ANSI MEWP standard for supervisors.  Attendees who also act as occupants of these lifts must also complete a hands on portion using the type of lift specific to their needs.  CRM is happy to work with companies that attend this training to complete the hands on exercises as well.  Please contact John Ferrante at jferrante@btea.com to schedule the second portion of training.

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Customer Focused Construction & Communications – POSTPONED

A successful customer experience drives all great businesses. But do we truly know how to drive successful customer relationships?

Proactive communication is at the heart of all business relationships, but it is sometimes very difficult to accomplish effective customer communications through email, texting and instant messaging. Customer focused communication is an important marketing approach that includes positioning the firm and its team members through strong operations, collaborative planning and great communications from beginning to end.

This session is intended to give you best practices, strategies and tips for improving the overall customer communications platform in your company and is designed for executive, senior and mid-level managers.

  • Specific goals of this full-day session include:
  • Define the right and wrong ways to communicate
  • Examine the elements of strong proactive communication with a
    customer
  • Develop a “Customer-Centric” philosophy through operations
  • Examine practical applications of customer service as well as tips and ideas to become a better customer ambassador
  • Understand the traits of highly productive teams

Participants will learn:

  • New approaches and best practices for communicating with the customers
  • Increase their awareness of their own communication habits
  • Understand the importance of customer communication as a branding and
    positioning tool
  • Develop a system to enhance communications throughout all phases of a
    project
  • Create an ‘no-surprise’ communications environment
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Randy Nemchin works with clients in all construction sectors to improve company, team, and individual performance. With more than 20 years of experience in training, employee development, and process improvement, Nemchin applies his in-depth knowledge of human relations to enhance the overall success of organizations. His energetic classroom style, passion for the learning process and natural sense of humor all help him create an effective learning environment for participants.

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Effective Preconstruction Planning Webinar

The Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) are proud to host this webinar with Stephane McShane of Maxim Consulting. Stephane will walk through the best practices of managing the preconstruction planning process. In this webinar, attendee will learn about everything they need to do in order to increase their chances of a successful project.

Prejob Planning Concepts include:
• Estimating Turnover Meeting
• Estimating Budget
• Planning Meeting
• Change Order Zero
• Operating Budget

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Project Communication

This seminar has been postponed until further notice.  If you have already registered, you will be notified of the new date once it is decided.

Kindly be advised that the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) and Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) will be holding an educational seminar featuring the well-known speaker Kevin Dougherty.

This program is designed to improve your project profitability. Project Communication will help contractors and their production teams take charge of projects and determine the most profitable way to proceed.

This program will help attendees understand the importance of establishing communication protocols, along with all the documentation needs and standards. This program will cover the importance of knowing what you own and how it will/can impact the job. We will take a unique look at how improving communication and team work between design, estimating, project management, and production can and will improve profitability.

This is a “hands” on program which will get the juices flowing and is applicable to anyone who is involved and has an impact of the projects profitability.

 

Lean Construction Jobsite Practices

This seminar has been postponed until further notice.  If you have already registered, you will be notified of the new date once it is decided.

Join Tom Richert, Principal of LeanProject for an seminar on how to best implement lean construction. This is the second of two lean workshops held by the BTEA and Tom Richert. This seminar is intended for project managers and operations staff who are interested in how to better implement lean principles into practice.

This workshop introduces several common lean practices trade contractors can apply on projects, regardless of whether the general contractor is using lean. These practices include the Last Planner® System, 5S organization, visual management, and balanced workflow planning.

These practices have been demonstrated to increase productivity and reduce the level of unplanned work and resulting risk. The day provides an awareness of how work is planned has a dramatic impact on the level of productivity in the field.