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 …

National Work Zone Awareness Week April 20-24 2020

AlabamaAGC, as part of the Alabama Struck By Alliance will participate in a statewide Safety Stand Down in  recognition of  National Work Zone Awareness Week  April 20-24,2020. The theme for  2020 National Work Zone Awareness Week  is “SAFE Work Zones for All”.  This national event was created to focus attention on work zone safety and work zone workers. Please Participate  in the  …

Thanks to all Who Participated in AGC’s COVID19 Safety Stand Down

Appreciation to all firms who participated in AGC’s COVID19 Safety Stand Down Thursday, April 9th!  If you have photos, please share to staff@agcmobile.org AGC of America developed a series of tool box talks to help contractors educate their employees on protection  and prevention of  the spread of COVID19.  We had several members participate and share photos.  The tool box talks can …

COVID19 Update April 3, 2020

Update April 3, 2020 As we continue to cope with these challenging times AGC is working to keep you informed on issues that affect you. This afternoon City of Mobile  Mayor Stimpson announced a “Safe at Home” Order along with a curfew beginning at 10:00 PM on April 4th.Click link to view  City of Mobile Safe at Home Order April 3 2020 which DEEMS  …