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Fifth-Annual CREST Award Registration Opens Jan. 5, 2015!

Registration for the fifth-annual FCA CREST Awards opens Jan. 5, 2015!  Click here for more information.

 

 

 


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Dec 3 - James Bringle Appointed as an FTI Management Trustee

At the direction of the FCA International Board of Directors, FCA has appointed James Bringle as a management trustee to the Finishing Trades Institute. As general manager of Empirehouse, Inc., Mr. Bringle has become a recognized leader in the architectural glass and metal industry. FCA Chairman Mike Cassidy, the FCA Board of Directors and FCA believe Mr. Bringle will be a valuable addition to the FTI Management Trustee Team.

Dec 1 - Richard Mauro Passes Away

We are sad to report that Richard “Richie” Mauro passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27. Richie was a man who was dedicated to his family, his business and his industry. As the owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc., out of Woburn, MA, Richie was a strong advocate for our industry. He served as an FCA Board Member for six years, and his input helped shape FCA into the association it is today. Richie was a true leader. In addition to his time as an FCA Board member, Richie was an active member of the Glass Employers Association of New England,…

Oct 31 - Tim Wies Appointed as an FTI Management Trustee

At the direction of the FCA International Board of Directors, FCA has appointed Tim Wies as a management trustee to the Finishing Trades Institute. As owner of T.J. Wies Contracting, Inc., Mr. Wies has become a recognized leader in the drywall industry. Mr. Wies has also previously served as an FTI Trustee, FCA Board Member and FCA Committee Chairman. FCA Chairman Mike Cassidy, the FCA Board of Directors and FCA believe Mr. Wies will be a valuable addition to the FTI Management Trustee Team.

Oct 30 - FCA Contractors Recognized Among ENR's Top 600 Specialty Contractors

FCA is pleased to announce that several FCA Contractors have been recognized by ENR as a Top 20 Firm in Painting, Glazing & Curtainwall and Wall & Ceiling. Click here for the list of contractors, and join us in offering our congratulations!

 

Oct 13 - FCA Safety Alert: OSHA - Insufficient Training for Hazard Comm. Violations

Insufficient worker training has been the top reason for citations under the revised hazard communication standard that became effective Dec. 1, 2013. As a reminder, employers had until Dec. 1, 2013 to train their employees on the new standards. FCA's Hazard Communication Program is available to all FCA members. Click here to read the full alert!

Oct 8 - CLRC Settlements Report - Sept. 2014

The September 2014 CLRC Settlements Report is now available for download. Click here to access it!

Oct 1 - FCA Safety Alert: OSHA Issues Final Rule on Recordkeeping and Reporting That Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2015

OSHA issued its final rule on recordkeeping and reporting requirements, and it will take effect Jan. 1, 2015. All employers covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act are required to comply with OSHA's new severe injury and illness reporting requirements. Click here to read the complete alert!

Sep 10 - Leo Gallagher Appointed as an FTI Management Trustee

At the direction of the FCA International Board of Directors, FCA has appointed Leo Gallagher as a management trustee to the Finishing Trades Institute. As owner of Jupiter Painting, Mr. Gallagher has become a recognized leader in the painting industry. FCA Chairman Mike Cassidy, the FCA Board of Directors and FCA believe Mr. Gallagher will be a valuable addition to the FTI Management Trustee Team.

Sep 1 - FCA Safety Alert - Confined Spaces: How to Make it Safe

A contractor was recently fined when a painter was burned as the result of a fire started in a confined space. FCA's Director of Environmental Health & Safety provides reminders and tips on maintaining a safe work environment in confined spaces. Click here to read the alert!

Aug 18 - IUPAT 31st General Convention Recap

The IUPAT's 31st General Convention came to a close last week. FCA members accepted General President Kenneth Rigmaiden's invite to attend "Contractor Day" on August 14. Click here for videos recapping the convention.



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