Baker Corp’s Dana “Buck” Buccholzer (L) and Jeff Riddle field follow-up questions on Buck’s presentation regarding OSHA safety issues.
Ohio Contractors Association (OCA) held its 27th Annual Winter Conference at the Hilton Columbus at Easton in Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 14 and 15.
More than 60 associate member industry suppliers displayed information about their supplies, equipment and services. The event featured workshop sessions on topics ranging from the reduction of emissions from off-road diesel equipment to tax liability issues to OSHA updates to information about Virtual Reference Stations.
Keynote speaker Harvey Alston presented his message “Be the Best” to an appreciative audience of industry professionals. He has a career that spanned from head football coach to assistant director of student financial aid at the university level to business management and supervisory positions.
Attendees were able to mix business with pleasure during the reception which featured a Casino Night.
An update on the Transportation Construction Market also was presented as well as an update on ODOT and how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds were distributed throughout the state.