Ditchmen • NUCA of Florida Ditchmen • February 2018 - Page 3

CONTENTS 4 6 9 BIDDING FOR BENJAMINS GET TO KNOW YOUR LEGISLATOR Senator Dana Young Q&A PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE 10 NEW TAX LAW RAISES QUESTIONS 6 13 TOP 10 OSHA WORKPLACE SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOR 2017 16 QUICK BITS 18 NUCA OF FLORIDA Legislative Days 2018 20 Highlights 20 24 NUCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 30 NUCA OF NORTH FLORIDA 32 NUCA OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA NUCA of Florida is a non-profit trade association representing over 450 underground utility contractors, 34 NUCA OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA material and equipment suppliers, and 35 SUCA of Florida. NUCA of Florida members 42 NUCA OF SOUTH FLORIDA manufacturers throughout the state are involved in water, sewer, gas, and telephone installations accomplished through open excavation or trenchless technology. Visit www.NucaOfFlorida.org to learn more. FEBRUARY 2018 • DITCHMEN 3