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ABC Delaware leads the way when it comes to offering safety training for the construction industry. From innovative and cutting edge topics to OSHA and client-required subject matter, the ABC Delaware chapter has you covered!

 ABC Delaware presents Safety, Training and Management Education Classes annually between January and June. These classes are designed to train today's workforce to meet tomorrow's challenges and help your employees help you!

ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Employers are required by OSHA to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. This course combines lecture, video, demonstrations and hands-on manikin training, and teaches participants to: • Call and work with EMS • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies • Avoid blood borne pathogens exposure • Know the role of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the Cardiac Chain of Survival This const...
PLACE: FORT DUPONT DELAWARE CITY

Attendance at Crab Feast is ABC Delaware Members Only and PRE-REGISTRATION and PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION.



DATE: JUNE 23,2016

TIME: 4:30-8:30 P.M.

COST: $ 50/PERSON

GROUP PRICING:

50 TICKETS

OR MORE $45 EACH
DuPont Country Club (map)
Date: Monday,July 11, 2016 Time: 11a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Lunch & Registration 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start 5:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards Place: DuPont Country Club Championship Course Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE PLAN 1: $195 per person  Includes greens fee & cart, lunch & dinner, beer & soda PLAN 2: $900 FOURSOME and Tee Sponsor Includes package for each player and a Tee Sign on one of the holes. PLAN 3: $40 Dinner only Not a golfer? Come j...
Paradise Grill (map)
Looking for some fun in the sun? ABC's at the beach July 28 Join ABC Delaware for a new event, ABC at the Beach on July 28 at Paradise Island in Pot-Nets. "This event is just for fun," said ABC Delaware President Ed Capodanno. "And, we hope to see you there!" Date:Thursday July 28th Time: 4:00pm - 7:00 pm Place:Paradise Island LongNeck Delaware To register, e-mail dsetting@abcdelaware.com
Milton Public Library (map)
The Sussex County Council 3rd District Republican Candidates Forum with Frank Shade I.G. Burton Mark Schaeffer Kevinn E. Burdette Wednesday,August 10 5pm - 7pm Milton Public Library  This is your opportunity to get better acquainted with the attitudes and views of the gentleman vying for the Republican Party nomination for the 3rdDistrict Sussex County Council race. Make your plans now to attend the Sussex County Council 3rdDistrict Republican Candidates Forum sponsored by the Del...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Join us on Thursday, August 18 and meet Matt Meyer. COME hear HIS ideas & plans, and bring your questions! Matt Meyer has lived a life of service, educating high needs Wilmington children and creating jobs in some of the most challenging neighborhoods on earth. Matt has won awards for his Mathematics instruction, worked as an attorney at a leading global law firm, started two companies and volunteered to go to Iraq as a diplomat. As a diplomat during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Oper...
16 Mile Brewery (map)
ABC Delaware is pleased to announce a new event, the Chicken, Crab Brew Fest on August 25 at 16-Mile Brewery in Georgetown. "The members of Kent Sussex Advisory Board invites all ABC members to going them for this late summer event," said ABC Delaware President Ed Capodanno. "Just a fun, no program event before the relaxing days of summer are over. Hope to see you there! Date: Thursday August 25, 2016 Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm Place: 16 Mile Brewery S. Bedford Road, Georgetown, DE ...
39401 Inlet Road Rehoboth Beach DE 19971 (map)
Enjoy a 1/2 day of fishing on the Judy V, then hang around for lunch at the popular Hammerheads Dockside, just steps from the dock. Lunch is "on your own" and not included in the trip cost, but we have been told there is plenty of room to stay together and share some fish stories. Thursday September 15, 2016 Boarding starts at 6:30 AM with 7 am departure Cost: $75.00 To register Email: dsetting@abcdelaware.com
Sheraton Wilmington South (map)
ABC Delaware and the Delaware Joining Forces host a Military & Construction Networking Night September 15 in New Castle   ABC has had an agreement to support the employment of the Guard and Reserve for a number of years, including the Workforce Development and Veterans Outreach Initiative to cultivate a workforce that appeals to companies in Delaware. What better way to attract those firms than by delivering a workforce of veterans that clearly understand the meaning of “com...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Industry Insights: Cybersecurity, Processing Liability, Increased Transaction Revenue Course Outline: *  Current Cybercrime Tactics and Trends *Liability: PCI Classification, Compliance, & Cost of Breach *Advances: EMV Microchip, NFC Digital Wallet Payments *  Profit: Construction Industry Programs and Pricing, Managing Interchange *Q & A Date: September 27, 2016 Time: 8:30am to 9:30am Place: ABC Delaware Classroom, 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, ...
Owens Station Sporting Clay (map)
Whether you’re an experienced shooter or just starting out in the sport, this event is for you! Using the Lewis Class System, there will be three prizes awarded in each of three divisions. Start practicing now to be in top form by September 29 for the Sporting Clay Shoot at                                  Owe...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
How To Create A Safety Committee You don’t have to be a large company to have a safety committee.Take time out of your schedule to attend this seminar and learn how creating a safety committee for your company can save you money. Benefits of Safety Committees Safety committees can provide many benefits for an organization, including: Combining employee and management knowledge and experience to address safety issues Channeling action on safety suggestions and ideas from employees F...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
How to Run a Powerful Social Media Program in the Construction Industry You may wonder how to fit social media into your overall marketing plan, especially in the world of construction. What should you post? What social media sites should you use — and which ones can you ignore? How do you measure results? In this seminar designed specifically for the construction field, you’ll learn how to create a powerful, results-driven social media program using time-saving tools. The seminar ...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
The course is designed to provide an overview of required safety regulations to meet Federal OSHA Standards on all construction sites and for all trades. Participants receive completion cards from OSHA. The course covers an intro to OSHA, fall protection, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, material handling, hazcom, scaffolds, ladders, trenching, confined spaces and fire protection. PROGRAM CONTENT: Learn the basics of how to understand and comply with C.F.R. 29 Part 1926 Labo...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Learn how to protect your Business from Cyber Threats: This class will provide an overview of the types of threats that we encounter in Delaware. We’ll show you simple and practical methods to identify risk within your own company. We will provide you a check list on how to get your business back to normal after a breach. Date: October 6, 2016 Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm Lunch will be provided Place: ABC Delaware Classroom, 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, New Castle, DE19720 Cost: $25.0...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Employers are required by OSHA to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. This course combines lecture, video, demonstrations and hands-on manikin training, and teaches participants to: • Call and work with EMS • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies • Avoid blood borne pathogens exposure • Know the role of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the Cardiac Chain of Survival This const...
Crabby Dicks 30 Clinton Street Delaware City, DE (map)
Join ABC Delaware for a Networking Night Deck Party October 6, 5:30 — 8p.m. at the Crabby Dick’s 30 Clinton Street—Delaware City, DE   DATE: October 6, 2015 TIME: 5:30-8 p.m. PLACE: Crabby Dick’s 30 CLINTON STREET DELAWARE CITY, DE  COST: $40 Members $55 Non-Members  
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Workplace Security Awareness  Since the tragic events of 9/11, threats facing our nation have significantly evolved. First responders and Delaware citizens need to be vigilant against these emerging threats. This timely and informative briefing will provide awareness level training on active shooter events. Additionally, attendees will gain valuable insight on available resources to help organizations prepare for and respond against acts of mass violence and work...
Sussex Tech The Adult Education Building (map)
Employers are required by OSHA to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. This course combines lecture, video, demonstrations and hands-on manikin training, and teaches participants to: • Call and work with EMS • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies • Avoid blood borne pathogens exposure • Know the role of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the Cardiac Chain of Survival This constructi...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Planning and Scheduling: This class will introduce stages of planning, how to implement a plan, and how to coordinate with other contractors. The class includes resources for planning for: *Materials *Tools *Equipment *Labor Both long and short term plans and schedules will be discussed. Date: October 13, 2016 Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am Place: ABC Delaware Classroom, 31Blevins Drive Suite B, New Castle, DE 19720 Cost: $25.00 Instructor: Jeff DiSabatino
   Harassment & Discrimination at work Over the last decade, employment discrimination litigation has become more widespread. With a heavy emphasis on addressing day-to-day real life situations, Jon Landesman of Cohen Seglias will review the hottest issues in discrimination law, including: pregnancy in the workplace, disability discrimination, discrimination relating to age, race and sexual orientation, “ban the box” and harassment in the workplace. Far from a...
Sussex Tech The Adult Education Building (map)
While ladders and scaffolding are common objects on a construction site, they are also a common cause of injuries and accidents. In this module, participants learn to identify, safely set up, and properly use various types of ladders and scaffolding. Date: October 19, 2016 Time: 4 – 8 p.m. Place: The Adult Education Building at Sussex Tech, turn at the Sussex Tech light, 2nd building on the left. Cost: $ 150 for members — $199 for non-members Instructor: Safety Resources, LLC o...
Annapolis Waterfront Hotel (map)
The Planning Conference sets the foundation for ABC in 2017. All members are invited to help shape YOUR Chapter's future. FORMAT: Thursday afternoon golf (optional) — GROUP DINNER THURSDAY NIGHT & CONFERENCE FRIDAY ENDS BY 4 p.m. As the incoming ABC Delaware 2017 Chairman, I invite you to join me and fellow ABC Delaware members for our annual Planning Conference. Meeting Friday will end by 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon is optional golf. THURSDAY NIGHT IS THE PLAN...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Cyber Liability Insurance If your company stores customer data and information digitally, you should have a cyber risk management program that addresses prevention, disclosure, crisis management and insurance coverage in the event of a data breach.Cyber liability insurance is specifically designed to address the risks that come with using modern technology—risks that other types of business liability coverage simply won’t cover.In this course, we will discuss the risk, controls and...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
How to Conduct an Effective Accident Investigation When an accident of any type occurs on the jobsite, we need to ask ourselves who was hurt? What happened? When did it happen? Where did it happen? And finally, Whey did it happen? If you can answer all of these questions clearly and succinctly, you will have all the facts you need to complete a thorough accident report. Does your company have an accident report form? An accident report procedure?A camera to take photographs of the accident si...
Sussex Tech The Adult Education Building (map)
Basic Electrical Safety Understanding the basics of electrical safety is the responsibility of every worker on the job site, not just the electrical contractor. The following topics will be discussed during this training           -OSHA’s Electrical Standards           -Basic Electrical Safety           -Electrical Cords/Equipment/Tools ...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
The course is designed to provide an overview of required safety regulations to meet Federal OSHA Standards on all construction sites and for all trades. Participants receive completion cards from OSHA. The course covers an intro to OSHA, fall protection, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, material handling, hazcom, scaffolds, ladders, trenching, confined spaces and fire protection. PROGRAM CONTENT: Learn the basics of how to understand and comply with C.F.R. 29 Part 1926 Labo...
Sussex Tech The Adult Education Building (map)
OSHA 10-Hour The course is designed to provide an overview of required safety regulations to meet Federal OSHA Standards on all construction sites and for all trades. Participants receive completion cards from OSHA. The course covers an intro to OSHA, fall protection, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, material handling, hazcom, scaffolds, ladders, trenching, confined spaces and fire protection. Program Content: · Learn basics of understanding/comply with C.F.R. 2...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Blueprint Reading Training designed to provide you with basic blueprint terms, components and symbols.Covers the different types of blueprint drawings, and teaches how to interpret and use drawing dimensions.Lots of hands on with prints! Date: November 7, 2016 Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm Place: ABC Delaware Classroom Cost: $25.00 for members         $45.00 non-members Instructor: Jeff DiSabatino, DiSabatino Construction
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
What Contractors Need to Know about Insurance Protecting your assets:What is blanketing; what are the benefits of deductibles; should tools be covered? Liability -What is it?How is it rated? Auto-What limits make sense?Should you have physical damage?Workers Comp- This is where we will probably spend most of our time. We will discuss are rates fixed?What makes up a rate?What is an EMR?How do you calculate it?What is the work place safety program?Does it make sense?What is the construction ...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Drug Awareness & Medical Marijuana Drug use in the work place by employees has become an issue of increasing concern for contractors.As the use of medical marijuana, decriminalization of previously controlled substances, and the actual legalization concerned about the legal and safety ramifications of such activity.This seminar will cover various issues involving drug use in the workplace and how it intertwines with employment law, negligence, work liability and worker's compensation defe...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Employers are required by OSHA to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. This course combines lecture, video, demonstrations and hands-on manikin training, and teaches participants to: • Call and work with EMS • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies • Avoid blood borne pathogens exposure • Know the role of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the Cardiac Chain of Survival This const...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
ABC Delaware 2016-2017 Leadership Institute ABCDelawareannounces a program for futureleaders and risingmanagers in yourcompany! The program runs five months, meeting at lunch.Cost is $395 per person. It includes lunch and book onleadership. ALLSESSIONS HELD INABC CLASSROOM,31 Blevins Dr. New Castle, DE19720 Course Outline   Session 1: Basic Financials for Running a Business · Date:November 16, 2016, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. · I...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
OSHA Audit/Safety Inspection In this class we will discuss the OSHA audit process, common areas OSHA reviews when conducting audits and provide an overview of  proactive measures you can implement into your operations prior to an inspection.Some of the topics of discussion will be Hazardous Communications (GHS), Lockout/Tagout,  Hearing Conservation, Respirator Protection, PPE and Confined Space. Date: November 17, 2016 Time: 8:30 a.m. -10 a.m. Place: ABC Delaware Classroo...
Chase Center on the Riverfront Wilmington, DE (map)
In one evening, ABC Delaware will honor winners and present the association’s major awards. And you are cordially invited to attend! Thursday November 17, 2016 Chase Center on the Riverfront Wilmington, DE Cocktails 5:30 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Program 7:30 p.m. RESERVATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2016 Fees are billed unless written cancellation is received by Friday, November 11, 2016. **If you have special dietary needs, please call Jean at the ABC office, (3...
Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant 213 Anglers Road, Lewes Delaware 19958 (map)
Celebrate the Holidays with your friends from ABC Delaware at Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant on the Beautiful Lewes Canal Thursday December 8, 2016 Time: 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm Place Irish Eyes Rub & Restaurant 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes, DE 19958
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
This course is an introduction to basic electricity that will give you the knowledge to take the next step towards advancing your career training. It gives you practical electrical safety information that provides basic training for the non-electrical worker including electrical fundamentals and the effects of electricity on the human body. It is designed for anyone who needs to understand basic electricity in order to improve efficiency and up time at their facilities. It provides a practical...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Employee Handbooks Employee Handbooks are an integral tool for every employer, no matter how small or large the company.Policies on employee benefits, disciplinary actions, and standards of conduct are an essential part of human resources management, and in some instances are required by law to be communicated in writing.This seminar will provide a brief overview of the types of information to be included in your Employee Handbook, and answers questions about all aspects of handbooks and polici...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
Distracted Driving Consequences and Avoidance: The Instructor will be discussing how mobile devices affect the brain / cause distraction, consequences of distracted driving (from accidents to lawsuits) and how to avoid distractions and benefits of doing so. Date: November 29, 2016 Time: 8:30am to 10:00am Place: ABC Delaware, 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, New Castle Delaware, 19720 Cost: $25.00 Instructor: Matt Forest
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
The Importance of Being Politically Active Come and discuss the importance of you being politically active and the value it has to your business.You will learn when, how and what is the best way to communicate with your legislators. This Politics 101 class will also explore the various processes that a bill goes through on its way to becoming a law.  This seminar will show you the benefits of becoming politically active in Delaware. Date: November 30, 2016 Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. P...
Sussex Tech The Adult Education Building (map)
Fall Protection Falls in construction continue to be one of the leading causes of lost time, accidents and fatalities. Designed to provide safety personnel with necessary to eliminate these types of accidents, this course will prepare attendees to reduce accident and liability costs and increase compliance with OSHA and other regulatory safety requirements. Date: November 30, 2016 Time: 4-8 p.m. Place: The Adult Education Building at Sussex Tech, turn at the Sussex Tech light, 2nd building o...
ABC Delaware Classroom 31 Blevins Drive Suite B, N (map)
NLRB-New Rules The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) continues to actively administer federal labor law in a manner designed to assist unions in organizing efforts.This seminar will keep you informed on the latest labor issues impacting employers and their employees.Topics include: ·        Update on NLRB decisions ·       Union election rule changes ·    &n...
Clarion Hotel (map)
Happy Holiday Happening! Please bring a New & Unwrapped toy which will be collected during the evening and donated to Kind To Kids a local non-profit serving needy children in the First State Date: December 1, 2016 Time: 5:30pm -8: 00 pm Place: Clarion Hotel 1612 N. DuPont Hwy. New Castle, DE19720 Cost: $40.00 Member $50.00 Non-Member