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  • 06.10.21 | Spotlight On...

    Driving Under the Influence of Electronics

    It is generally estimated that we unlock our mobile phones 10 times more than times we crack a smile. April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month with the National Safety Council estimating that over 700 people are injured in distracted driving crashes.  In March 2021, USA Today wrote “The nonprofit National Safety Council estimates in a [recent] report that 42,060 people died in vehicle crashes in 2020, an 8% increase over 2019 and the first jump in four years.”1 This occurred despite the fact that Americans drive 13% less miles during the pandemic.

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  • 05.25.21 | Advocacy

    Advocacy News

    Heavy Activity in State Capitols Across the Country: Pennsylvania and Michigan Legislation Will Stop Local Governments from Banning Natural Gas

    Since 2019, PHCC has been monitoring policy developments around the country as they relate to natural gas. It started with various municipal governments across California passing local ordinances that would prohibit natural gas installations in new construction, with an outlook on phasing out the use of natural gas in current infrastructure as part of a broader effort to decarbonize the energy grid by the 2030s.

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  • 05.19.21 | PHCC News

    Safety for Staff and Community

    As virus infections increased around the world, the PHCC staff began teleworking from home in March 2020. A significant investment in improved cloud technology and infrastructure approved by the PHCC Board of Directors a few years earlier, enabled the staff to operate remotely without any interruption in providing a full range of member services and benefits.

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  • 05.17.21 | Industry News

    A Voice to Increase Awareness

    PHCC relies tremendously on our industry leaders to support today’s p-h-c professionals and to prepare the next generation of our industry’s workforce. Strategic Partner Bradford White has been instrumental in calling attention to career opportunities in the traditional skilled trades – especially during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – and in urging an industry-wide focus on workforce development to close the labor gap and recruit a new generation of young workers.

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  • 03.24.21 | Foundation News

    Live from the Studio – the PHCC Project Management Class

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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  • Content Too Good to Let It Go! What Are You Waiting For? Access Now!

    PHCCCONNECT2020 attendees found the event’s content so valuable and relevant that we want to make sure everyone has access to it. If you were unable to attend the two-day event on Sept. 30-Oct. 1, it’s not too late to register for complete access! Just visit phccweb.org/connectto sign up!

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