Stay Safe During These Dog Days of Summer

This time of year can be brutal on construction employees inAlabama.  Heat illnesses can be deadly, but they are preventablewith the proper education and team work. PLEASE educate your employees on the dangers of working outdoorsand the precautions which can save their lives. OSHA has provided a training guide to assist you and which can befound on OSHA  website or …

U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus May 20 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing OSHA’s requirements with respect to coronavirus as economies reopen in states throughout the country. Throughout the course of the pandemic, understanding about the transmission and prevention of infection has improved. The government and the private sector have taken rapid and …

Mobile Section AGC Safety Committee Meeting

Appreciation to those of the Mobile Section AGC Safety  Committee who participated in our Zoom meeting on April 28th.  Click link to view minutes: AGC Safety Committee Zoom Meeting Minutes April 28 2020

Daily Safety Focus for May 2020 courtesy of ASSP

Appreciation to Deep South Center for Occupation Health & Safety and ASSP for sharing these daily Safety Focus Tool Box Talks. Click link to view:  Daily Safety Focus for May 2020 Revision 1

Mobile Section Safety Awards Luncheon BEING RESCHEDULED

Due to COVID19 Restrictions we will be unable to host our Annual Safety Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, April 29th.  We are in the process of rescheduling this event and hope you will still be able to attend once the date has been reset. Congratulations and thank you to those who participated this year!  We look forward to getting an update …

A Focus on Good Faith: OSHA’s Latest Guidance for Employers During COVID-19

Appreciation to Katy Willis with Burr Forman for providing the following information. To download click link:  https://www.burr.com/2020/04/20/a-focus-on-good-faith-oshas-latest-guidance-for-employers-during-covid-19/ 04.20.2020   |   Articles / Publications Labor & Employment During the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have been focused upon employee safety as it relates to the virus. And for good reason: many states are seeing an uptick in the number of employee complaints to …

OSHA Issues Temporary Guidance for Recording COVID19 Cases

On April 10, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued temporary guidance for recording cases of COVID-19 that provides relief to the construction industry. In an earlier letter to OSHA leadership, AGC, along with our industry partners on the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC), requested the agency re-evaluate its decision to treat cases of employees contracting COVID-19 as …