Tips for staying cool in the summer sun

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Parts of California are experiencing record breaking temperatures this summer, but we all know that work doesn’t stop just because it’s hot. So as the heat index rises,  here are a few things to keep in mind that may keep you and your employees safe from heat related illness or even heat related death caused by heat exhaustion or heat …

Jason Mullinax named the “Milwaukee Tools Apprentice of the month.” for April 2018

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Milwaukee tools implemented the Apprentice of The Month to showcase talented students who continuously go above and beyond to further their education through the PHCC GSA Training Facility. Selection is based on work ethic, classroom performance, attendance and cumulative grade. For the month of April, Milwaukee Tools partnered with the Training Facility to name third year student Jason Mullinax as …

Adam Barney named the “Milwaukee Tools Apprentice of the month.” for March 2018

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Milwaukee tools implemented the Apprentice of The Month to showcase talented students who continuously go above and beyond to further their education through the PHCC GSA Training Facility. Selection is based on work ethic, classroom performance, attendance and cumulative grade. For the month of March,  Milwaukee Tools partnered with the Training Facility to name second year student Adam Barney as …

Allen Perkins named the “Milwaukee Tools Apprentice of the month.”

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Milwaukee tools partnered with PHCC GSA Training facility to name second year student Allen Perkins, the “Milwaukee tools student of the month” for February 2018. This program was implemented to showcase talented students who continuously go above and beyond to further their education through the Training Facility. Selection for apprentice of the month is based on work ethic, classroom performance, …

William Brubaker named the “Milwaukee Tools Student of the month.”

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Milwaukee tools partnered with PHCC GSA Training facility to name first year student William Brubaker, the “Milwaukee tools student of the month” for January 2018. This program was implemented to showcase talented students who continuously go above and beyond to further their education through the Training Facility. The choice to make him apprentice of the month was based on his …

New Posting Requirement for Single Use Toilets by Richard Markuson, CAPHCC Lobbyist

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New Posting Requirement for Single-User Toilets AB 1732 (Ting D- San Francisco) requires, commencing on March 1, 2017, businesses, places of public accommodation, or state or local government offices that offer a single-user toilet facility to be designated as an all-gender toilet facility, and authorizes inspectors, building officials, or other local officials responsible for code enforcement to inspect for compliance …

PHCC GLAA Flow Expo 2017 – A Day To See It All, by Jerry Threlfall, CAPHCC Correspondent

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February 4th marked another wildly successful PHCC GLAA Flow Expo P-H-C Tradeshow. The 42nd annual event is the largest of its kind in the nation, and boasts over 146 vendors displaying more than 300 product lines.  Held once again at the extraordinary Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach California, the show brought together, in one location, everything the PHC …

2015 UPC Code Update: 1208.5.9.2, 1208.7, and 1212.5 Gas Joints, Pressure Regulators and Valves

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2015 Guide to Important Code Changes 1208.5.9.2, 1208.7, and 1212.5 Gas Joints, Pressure Regulators, and Valves What Changed 1208.5.9.2 Heat-Fusion Joint. Heat-fusion joints shall be made in accordance with AWS B2.4 qualified procedures that have been established and proven by test to produce gastight joints as strong as the pipe or tubing being joined. Joints shall be made with the …

President’s Christmas Message by Geno Caccia, James Caccia Plumbing, Inc.

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A Christmas Message from our President, Geno Caccia, James Caccia Plumbing, Inc. To our PHCC family, I am privileged to serve as your President, and part of the commitment in this role is the opportunity to connect with the PHCC of California membership.  I’ve recently finished a round of holiday party visits for a handful of our PHCC chapters, and …

Legislative Update: Richard Markuson, CAPHCC Lobbyist

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New Legislative Session The California Legislature convened its 2017-18 session on December 5, 2016 with the Democratic party in control of a ⅔ super majority in both houses. This means urgency bills (which go into effect immediately) and tax increases can be approved without any Republican support. The Democrats can also place constitutional changes on the ballot without Republican support and override a …