Calendar of Events

Dec. BXYP – Holiday Axe Throwing

 

Back by popDueling Axes Logoular demand - Axe Throwing at the December BXYP event!

Join your fellow construction industry young professionals for this unique networking event that will leave you de-stressed with new industry connections. Your registration includes a drink ticket, light refreshments and two hours of savage Axe Throwing.

Closed-toed shoes are mandatory. Lumberjack flannels and/or ugly holiday sweaters are encouraged!

Want another drink ticket? Bring a pair (or two) of socks to be donated to a local shelter.


WHEN

Thursday, Dec. 5 | 4 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

Dueling Axes (309 S. 4th St., 43215)

COST

$55 per employee of BX member firms; $65 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Ohio Mechanics Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

 

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when? Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Industry employees involved in the complicated lien law process need to know the requirements under the law.

This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights. Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.

 

INSTRUCTOR

Don Leach (Dinsmore & Shohl LLP)Don Leach
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

 

 

 


WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.)

WHERE

The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$200 per employee for BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Safety Advisory Council - Q4 Meeting

Meet with your safety community to discuss current construction safety trends and happenings! This quarterly breakfast meeting is an informal roundtable discussion, and is a great opportunity to network.

WHEN

Wednesday, Dec. 18 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

FREE for employees of BX member firms; not available for non-member firms.


REGISTER

Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

 

Redesigned for 2020, this course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • The administration of Narcan
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class that can be held at your location or at the BX.

 

CERTIFICATION/CREDITS:

  • An American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two (2) years.
  • This course is approved for 4.5 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Thursday, Jan. 9 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Rigging and Signaling Certification

 

Under the standard, OSHA requires a competent rigging and signaling person. Keep your employees up-to-date with current requirements and techniques in this one-day classroom and “hands-on” mock-lift training.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400 and will be issued a “Qualified Rigging and Signaling” card, these cards are valid for five (5) years.

This training is hands-on and includes:
  • Identification of hand, radio, and horn crane signals
  • Demonstration of the necessary aspects of a safe lift including all aspects of a pre-lift crane meeting including related documentation
  • Demonstration of how to inspect, evaluate and document the condition of various types of rigging, hardware and slings
  • Identification of various sling and rigging configurations, including their limitations and how to compute imposed sling loads at various angles
  • Instruction on how to accurately estimate the weight of a load, approximate center of gravity, etc.
  • Evaluate travel path and fall zones of an overhead lift operation determining proper load control methods and emergency egress routes
  • Pre-testing and post-testing evaluations
  • Hands-on examination of rigging slings and hardware

 

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Chris DeVolld (Veritas Safety Solutions)

Chris DeVolld
(Veritas Safety Solutions)

 

 

 



WHEN

Friday, Jan. 10 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$300 per employee of BX member firms; $400 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

BX HR Group: 2020 Planning Meeting

 

HR Professionals Invited to Join BX HR Group

If you’re the human resources manager at your company, or if HR is just one of the many hats you wear, the HR Group is for BX members like you.


HR Group members and guests are encouraged to attend and share current HR topics of interest that will develop into the 2020 meeting outline.

For more information or to join the HR group, contact Deb Murphy.


WHEN

Thursday, Jan. 16 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., 43215)

COST

Free for employees of BX member firms; not available for non-member firms.


REGISTER

OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book and at the conclusion of the program, a course completion card.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.

WHEN

Fridays, Jan. 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Project Management for Contractors

 

Help your Project Managers learn what it takes to be effective in their roles within your company. This intensive, four-evening program addresses fundamental issues for managing a construction project. Attendees from small and large firms will learn the basic strategies for building a quality team, making decisions under pressure, and organizing projects.

This course is ideal for new project managers, as well as those who are looking to move into the project manager role.

 


WHEN

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 21, 23, 28 & 30 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms, $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Avoiding Construction Litigation: The Top 10 Contract Provisions

 

Don’t let legal disputes take you by surprise in 2020. Start the year with a review of contract clauses that could either lead you to a courtroom or keep you out!

Do you know what’s in your contract? Does everyone on the project understand the legal complexities and your obligations? Make sure your team is ready to execute the agreement and avoid litigation.

 

INSTRUCTORS

J. Thomas Nocar (Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP) headshot

Ryan P. Sherman

Ryan P. Sherman (Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP) headshot

Ryan P. Sherman

J. Thomas Nocar and Ryan P. Sherman are co-chairs of the Construction Practice Group at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP. With a background in construction management and real estate development, Tom offers a practical approach to dispute avoidance and resolution. Meanwhile, Ryan concentrates his practice on complex commercial disputes with a focus on construction matters.

 


WHEN

Tuesday, Jan. 21 | 8 - 10 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$39 per employee for BX member firms; $50 per employee for non-member firms


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Employee Education Training

 

Employees will receive education on their company’s policy, their responsibilities and rights and the resources available to them if they need help.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their Drug-Free Workplace Policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for employees and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 8 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$40 per employee of BX member firms; $60 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Supervisor Training

 

Managers and supervisors play an important role in their company's Drug-Free Safety Program. In this class, they will receive guidelines on getting to know their employees and observing changes in their job performance, along with documenting their observations and learning how to confront an employee.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their drug-free workplace policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for Supervisors and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Wednesday, Jan. 29 | 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$60 per employee for BX member firms; $80 per employee of non-member firms. (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

OSHA 10-Hour Training Course

 

Educate your new employees and refresh your seasoned crew on the most common safety risks they could face on the jobsite with this course designed to establish a solid safety foundation. 

This two-day course teaches OSHA requirement basics, including compliance issues for 10 of the most common and deadly hazards in construction, including:

  • Fall protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching

OSHA recommends updating this certification every 3-5 years.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.
  • This course is approved for 10 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 11 & 13 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$169 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $209 per employee of BX member firms; $369 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

 

Redesigned for 2020, this course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • The administration of Narcan
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class that can be held at your location or at the BX.

 

CERTIFICATION/CREDITS:

  • An American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two (2) years.
  • This course is approved for 4.5 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Friday, Feb. 14 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Estimating and Bid Preparation

 

This fundamental course provides beginning estimators with practical organizational tools to handle today's short deadlines, ongoing competition and reduced margins for error. Experienced estimators teach the fundamentals of job cost estimating - from concept to bid - and cover the steps needed to prepare an accurate bid.


WHEN

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 18, 20, 25 & 27 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms, $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book and at the conclusion of the program, a course completion card.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.

WHEN

Fridays, March 6, 13, 20 & 27 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

2020 Ohio Construction Conference

 

The Ohio Construction Conference is a one-day professional development and networking event. This forum for the commercial construction industry is recognized as the premiere collaborative educational conference in central Ohio.

 

 

Registration for the 2020 Conference will open later this year. If you have questions about the Conference, contact Deb Murphy.


WHEN

Wednesday, March 11 | 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE

The Ohio Union (1739 N. High St., 43210)

COST

TBA


Drug-Free Safety Program: Employee Education Training

 

Employees will receive education on their company’s policy, their responsibilities and rights and the resources available to them if they need help.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their Drug-Free Workplace Policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for employees and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Thursday, March 19 | 8 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$40 per employee of BX member firms; $60 per person for non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Supervisor Training

 

Managers and supervisors play an important role in their company's Drug-Free Safety Program. In this class, they will receive guidelines on getting to know their employees and observing changes in their job performance, along with documenting their observations and learning how to confront an employee.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their drug-free workplace policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for Supervisors and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Thursday, March 19 | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$60 per employee for BX member firms; $80 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

Introduction to Scheduling

 

Attendees will learn the principles of scheduling and how to think through the scheduling of a construction project. In addition, they will review methods of organizing data, various schedule presentations and practice time calculations.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, March 24 & 26 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

 

Redesigned for 2020, this course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • The administration of Narcan
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class that can be held at your location or at the BX.

 

CERTIFICATION/CREDITS:

  • An American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two (2) years.
  • This course is approved for 4.5 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Thursday, March 26 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd. Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Leadership on the Jobsite

 

Help your field superintendents and project managers be more than managers – help them become leaders. In this course, attendees will gain knowledge from experienced industry professionals who will share lessons learned and best practices on important topics such as:

  • Delegation
  • Managing diversity
  • Leading vs. Managing

WHEN

Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 31, April 2, 7 & 9 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms; $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

A Layman's Look at Construction

 

Are you new to the industry? Have you recently hired new talent?

This course will help new team members become acquainted with the construction industry as it offers an introduction to the building process, emphasizing the roles and responsibilities of the construction office. The importance of different aspects of the building process will also be explaned.

Topics include:

  • Owner and design phase
  • Estimating and bidding phase
  • Planning, scheduling & procurement
  • Administrative paperwork
  • Review of an entire project from conception to close-out with visuals

WHEN

Thursday, April 2 | 8 a.m. - Noon

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Rigging and Signaling Certification

 

Under the standard, OSHA requires a competent rigging and signaling person. Keep your employees up-to-date with current requirements and techniques in this one-day classroom and “hands-on” mock-lift training.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400 and will be issued a “Qualified Rigging and Signaling” card, these cards are valid for five (5) years.

This training is hands-on and includes:
  • Identification of hand, radio, and horn crane signals
  • Demonstration of the necessary aspects of a safe lift including all aspects of a pre-lift crane meeting including related documentation
  • Demonstration of how to inspect, evaluate and document the condition of various types of rigging, hardware and slings
  • Identification of various sling and rigging configurations, including their limitations and how to compute imposed sling loads at various angles
  • Instruction on how to accurately estimate the weight of a load, approximate center of gravity, etc.
  • Evaluate travel path and fall zones of an overhead lift operation determining proper load control methods and emergency egress routes
  • Pre-testing and post-testing evaluations
  • Hands-on examination of rigging slings and hardware
  • Evaluation of an actual crane and planning a mock lift

 

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Chris DeVolld (Veritas Safety Solutions)

Chris DeVolld
(Veritas Safety Solutions)

 

 

 


WHEN

Friday, April 3 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$300 per employee of BX member firms; $400 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 10-Hour Training Course

 

Educate your new employees and refresh your seasoned crew on the most common safety risks they could face on the jobsite with this course designed to establish a solid safety foundation. 

This two-day course teaches OSHA requirement basics, including compliance issues for 10 of the most common and deadly hazards in construction, including:

  • Fall protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching

OSHA recommends updating this certification every 3-5 years.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.
  • This course is approved for 10 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, April 7 & 9 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$169 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $209 per employee of BX member firms; $369 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Managing the Problem Project

 

The key to handling a problem project well is recognizing trouble before the bottom falls out. This course offers insights and practical methods for decision-makers and managers trying to handle the fallout that can occur when a project turns ugly. 

Attendees will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a job in trouble and the steps needed to manage and control the damages and risks.

Course topics include:

  • Recognizing the S.O.S. signals
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Communicating under crisis
  • Case studies and resolves
  • Legal aspects and decisions
  • Managing risks and liabilities

WHEN

Tuesday, April 14 | 3 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, 1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215

COST

$135 per employee of BX member firms; $235 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

BX Membership Lunch & Learn

Join BX members as they share their membership experiences. BX service partners will provide information on the benefits of BX membership and BX staff will outline marketing and networking opportunities as well as upcoming safety, education and professional development courses.

Current and prospective members are invited.

WHEN

Friday, April 17 | Noon - 1:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.


REGISTER

Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

 

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when?

Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Employees involved in this process need to know the requirements under the law. This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights.

Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.


WHEN

Thursday, April 30 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$200 per employee of BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

 

Redesigned for 2020, this course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • The administration of Narcan
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class that can be held at your location or at the BX.

 

 

CERTIFICATION/CREDITS:

  • An American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two (2) years.
  • This course is approved for 4.5 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Friday, May 1 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Introduction to Construction Drawings

 

This course is ideal for office personnel, field employees, new employees and anyone who is looking to learn or refine their blueprint reading skills. Attendees of this course will:

  • Gain a basic knowledge of reading plans and specifications
  • Be able to understand general terms in the design process
  • Know where to find information in a set of plans
  • Be capable of locating symbols and terms within blueprints and specifications

WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, May 5 & 7 | 4 - 6 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Employee Education Training

 

Employees will receive education on their company’s policy, their responsibilities and rights and the resources available to them if they need help.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their Drug-Free Workplace Policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for employees and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, May 12 | 8 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$40 per employee of BX member firms; $60 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Supervisor Training

 

Managers and supervisors play an important role in their company's Drug-Free Safety Program. In this class, they will receive guidelines on getting to know their employees and observing changes in their job performance, along with documenting their observations and learning how to confront an employee.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their drug-free workplace policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for Supervisors and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, May 12 | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$60 per employee for BX member firms; $80 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

2020 BX Golf Outing

 

The perfect mix of business and pleasure, with proceeds benefiting the BX Foundation.

Have some fun while networking with fellow industry professionals at three local golf courses:

  • Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club
  • Scioto Reserve Country Club
  • Wedgewood Golf & Country Club

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Pam Austin.

 

 


WHEN

Monday, June 22

WHERE

Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, Scioto Reserve Country Club and Wedgewood Golf & Country Club

COST

TBA


OSHA 30-Hour Training Course

 

Over four days, participants will learn safety basics and gain in-depth knowledge on OSHA compliance issues, including fall protection, electrical safety, scaffolding and trenching. Participants will receive a current code book and at the conclusion of the program, a course completion card.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.

WHEN

Fridays, Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$469 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $509 per employee of BX member firms; $809 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Open House & Silent Auction

 

Mark you calendar now to attend the BX Open House & Silent Auction!

Hundreds of members and guests will gather on the BX back lawn for this end-of-summer tradition featuring a BBQ dinner served by BX and BX Foundation boards of directors and a silent auction that benefits the BX Foundation.

  • Silent Auction begins at 4 p.m.
  • BBQ Dinner served at 5:45 p.m.

For more information about this event, contact Pam Austin.


WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 10 | 4 - 7:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

There is no cost for BX members to attend this event, but you must RSVP.


Field Supervision & Jobsite Management II

This advanced-level program is for experienced superintendents looking for management techniques, organizational methods and practical ideas on managing jobsite problems.

Prerequisite: The BX program, Field Supervision & Jobsite Management I or at least six (6) months of experience as a field superintendent.


WHEN

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sept. 15, 17, 22 & 24 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms; $460 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

 

Redesigned for 2020, this course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • The administration of Narcan
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class that can be held at your location or at the BX.

 

CERTIFICATION/CREDITS:

  • An American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two (2) years.
  • This course is approved for 4.5 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 17 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

OSHA 10-Hour Training Course

 

Educate your new employees and refresh your seasoned crew on the most common safety risks they could face on the jobsite with this course designed to establish a solid safety foundation. 

This two-day course teaches OSHA requirement basics, including compliance issues for 10 of the most common and deadly hazards in construction, including:

  • Fall protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Trenching

OSHA recommends updating this certification every 3-5 years.

 

CERTIFICATION:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach DOL Course Completion Card.
  • This course is approved for 10 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 22 & 24 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$169 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $209 per employee of BX member firms; $369 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Employee Education Training

 

Employees will receive education on their company’s policy, their responsibilities and rights and the resources available to them if they need help.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their Drug-Free Workplace Policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for employees and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Thursday, Sept. 24 | 8 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$40 per employee of BX member firms; $60 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


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Drug-Free Safety Program: Supervisor Training

 

Managers and supervisors play an important role in their company's Drug-Free Safety Program. In this class, they will receive guidelines on getting to know their employees and observing changes in their job performance, along with documenting their observations and learning how to confront an employee.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their drug-free workplace policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for Supervisors and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, Sept. 24 | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$60 per employee for BX member firms; $80 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


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Rigging and Signaling Certification

 

Under the standard, OSHA requires a competent rigging and signaling person. Keep your employees up-to-date with current requirements and techniques in this one-day classroom and hands-on mock-lift training.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400 and will be issued a “Qualified Rigging and Signaling” card, these cards are valid for five (5) years.

This training is hands-on and includes:

  • Identification of hand, radio and horn crane signals
  • Demonstration of the necessary aspects of a safe lift including all aspects of a pre-lift crane meeting including related documentation
  • Demonstration of how to inspect, evaluate and document the condition of various types of rigging, hardware and slings
  • Identification of various sling and rigging configurations, including their limitations and how to compute imposed sling loads at various angles
  • Instruction on how to accurately estimate the weight of a load, approximate center of gravity, etc.
  • Evaluate travel path and fall zones of an overhead lift operation determining proper load control methods and emergency egress routes
  • Pre-testing and post-testing evaluations
  • Hands-on examination of rigging slings and hardware
  • Evaluation of an actual crane and planning a mock lift

 

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Chris DeVolld (Veritas Safety Solutions)

Chris DeVolld
(Veritas Safety Solutions)

 

 

 


WHEN

Friday, Oct. 2 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$300 per employee of BX member firms; $400 per employee of non-member firms


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Successful Project Documentation

In this straight-forward presentation, attendees will learn how to recognize the warning signs that inform you the job is in trouble and the steps you can take to manage and stem the damages and risks.

This course trains field managers to properly document project progress and empowers them to identify problems and find solutions if something goes wrong on the jobsite.


WHEN

Tuesday & Thursday, Oct. 6 & 8 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


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Advanced Construction Drawings

Advanced Construction Drawings builds upon existing plan-reading and problem-solving skills to develop knowledge about how projects come together. After attending this course, students will be better able to interpret drawings and specifications and coordinate with trades when problems arise.

It is highly recommended that students complete the Intro to Construction Drawings course prior to enrolling in this advanced option.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 13, 15, 20 & 22 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$360 per employee of BX member firms; $460 per employee of non-member firms


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BX Membership Lunch & Learn

Join BX members as they share their membership experiences. BX service partners will provide information on the benefits of BX membership and BX staff will outline marketing and networking opportunities as well as upcoming safety, education and professional development courses.


Current and prospective members are invited.


WHEN

Friday, Oct. 16 | Noon to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.


REGISTER

Standard First-Aid/CPR/AED

Redesigned for 2020, this course is designed to bridge the gap between an  injury and/or illness until advanced medical personnel takeover.

Learn to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including:

  • CPR
  • The use of an AED
  • The administration of Narcan
  • How to properly apply a tourniquet

Don't see a class that fits your schedule?

Contact Rosie Leuby, 614.486.9521 x224, to schedule a company-specific class that can be held at your location or at the BX.

 

CERTIFICATION/CREDITS:

  • An American Safety & Health Institute certification card, valid for two (2) years.
  • This course is approved for 4.5 hours OCILB credit in Health and Safety.

WHEN

Friday, Oct. 23 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd. Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$49 per employee of BX Workers' Comp Group firms; $69 per employee of BX member firms; $99 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Customer Relations for the Field Force

 

Make sure each of your employees can help positively improve the professional image of your company and avoid the risk associated with making a bad impression on a job. Satisfied customers talk, but unsatisfied customers speak louder. In this course, your employees will learn how to make the best impression with your customers.

Course topics will include:

  • Establishing a professional image
  • Creating a good plan and schedule
  • Understanding the client’s expectations
  • Providing clear communication
  • Performing beyond industry standards
  • Closing-out with a positive impression

In addition to formal class time, students will have the opportunity to interact with an Owner Panel who will provide insight into what they value in professional relationships with field force members.


WHEN

Tuesday and Thursday, Nov. 3 & 5 | 4 - 6 p.m. each day

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$180 per employee of BX member firms; $280 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program Employee Education Training

 

Employees will receive education on their company’s policy, their responsibilities and rights and the resources available to them if they need help.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their Drug-Free Workplace Policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for employees and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 8 - 9 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$40 per employee of BX member firms; $60 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

Drug-Free Safety Program: Supervisor Training

 

Managers and supervisors play an important role in their company's Drug-Free Safety Program. In this class, they will receive guidelines on getting to know their employees and observing changes in their job performance, along with documenting their observations and learning how to confront an employee.

PLEASE NOTE: Each participating company must submit a copy of their drug-free workplace policy prior to the day of the class.

 

CREDITS

This class meets the one-hour training component of the BWC Drug-Free Safety Program for Supervisors and is approved for one (1) hour OCILB credit in Health and Safety.


WHEN

Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$60 per employee for BX member firms; $80 per employee of non-member firms (Discounts are available for companies sending five or more participants.)


REGISTER

2020 BX Annual Meeting

 

Mark your calendar to attend the BX Annual Meeting Nov. 12!

 

Join hundreds of industry professionals to celebrate accomplishments, see old friends and meet new business contacts.

For more information about the Annual Meeting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Pam Austin.

 

 


WHEN

Thursday, Nov. 12 | Networking - 5p.m., Program - 6:45 p.m.

WHERE

Greater Columbus Convention Center (400 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

TBA


Ohio Mechanics' Lien Law: The Hows and Whys of the Paperwork

 

Should you provide a Notice of Commencement of Furnishing? If so, when?

Timelines for the processes involved in preserving lien rights can be complicated. Employees involved in the complicated lien law process need to know the requirements under the law.

This course will provide attendees with examples, information and advice on the specific requirements needed to preserve your lien rights. Each attendee will receive sample lien forms and learn firms’ rights and responsibilities under the law.


WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (1175 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215)

COST

$200 per employee of BX member firms; $300 per employee of non-member firms


REGISTER