Auburn ATAP Offers Flagger Training with Field Exercises in Mobile November 1st

Flagger Training with Field Exercises will be offered in Mobile on November 1st to promote safety and the proper use of flaggers for traffic control. The class size is limited to 30 participants and will be held at the Jon Archer Agricultural Center at 1070 Schillinger Rd. N.  Mobile, AL  36608 To register on line please visit:  www.eng.auburn.edu/atap or Click …

OSHA’s Heat Illness Awareness Day is May 31st

Please Host A Safety Meeting/Tool Box Talk on May 31st Focusing on  Heat Illness Awareness Everyone on a construction site should know how to prevent  heat related illnesses! Construction jobsites and other workplaces across America are being asked to host a Safety Meeting/Tool Box Talk focusing on heat illness prevention on May 31st. Alabama AGC and CompTrust AGC are strong supporters …

Register today for Excavation & Trench Safety Hands On Seminar in Mobile June 18th

In observance of OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation and the National Utility Contractor’s Association designation of June 17-21 as “National Trench Safety Stand Down Week”,  AGC, CompTrustAGC, and Safety Plus, Inc. will be sponsoring a Hands On Seminar to educate workers on trenching hazards. When:  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Seminar will be held in the field From 10:00 A.M. …

SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF NATION’S ROAD CONTRACTORS EXPERIENCED VEHICLE CRASHES AT WORK SITES, PUTTING MOTORISTS’ AND WORKERS’ LIVES AT RISK

Associated General Contractors of America Launches Radio and Media Campaign to Urge Summer Travel Motorists to Slow Down and Be Alert amid Growing Concerns with Highway Work Zone Crashes and Fatalities Sixty-seven percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work …

Congratulations to T. J. Emma, Safety Director for Whitesell-Green

Congratulations are extended to T. J. Emma, Safety Director for Whitesell-Green who has been appointed as the Co-Chair of the National AGC Safety & Health Committee’s Department of Defense (DoD) Subcommittee. The Department of Defense (DoD) Subcommittee assists AGC of America and its members by maintaining a good working relationship with USACE, NAVFAC and USAF as it pertains to Construction Occupational Safety …

2019 Construction Safety Week – May 6-10

  In recognition of Construction Safety Week, Alabama AGC encourages our members to host a daily Toolbox Talk or Safety Stand Down next week, May 6-10. You may find ideas for toolbox talks and videos at www.comptrustagc.com/safety . Also provided for your use is a presentation prepared by Willis Towers Watson, a national sponsor of Construction Safety Week.   You can also help raise …

2019 AGC Highway Work Zone Safety Survey

https://www.alagc.org/news/2019/4/10/2019-agc-highway-work-zone-safety-survey   April 10, 2019 2019 AGC HIGHWAY WORK ZONE SAFETY SURVEY Each year AGC of America conducts a survey of members involved in highway construction work to evaluate the state of highway work zone safety. We want to collect information on the number, severity, impacts and potential solutions to highway work zone crashes. Our intention is to use the information we collect …

Congratulations to the Winners of Mobile Section AGC’s 17th Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards

Mobile Section, Alabama AGC recognized their members who maintained an excellent safety record throughout 2018, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at a luncheon at the Country Club of Mobile. Over 125 of the leading commercial, industrial, and specialty contractors and suppliers in the Mobile area were in attendance as 36 companies received awards.  Guest Speaker, Jose Gonzalez, Assistant Area Director of …

MUTCD Part 6 – Temporary Traffic Control for Contractors and OSHA#7410 Managing Excavation Hazards Course Offered During Work Zone Awareness Week

AGC and the University of Alabama OSHA Ed Center are working together to provide the following safety classes during Work Zone Awareness Week.  Facilitating both of these classes will be Melissa Bonds. If you are interested in participating in either class, please register immediately.  Classes are limited in size. OSHA #7410 –Managing Excavation Hazards Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 8:00 A.M. …