WERNER RECALLS ALUMINUM LADDERS DUE TO FALL HAZARD

Recall Summary Recall Date: June 20, 2018 Name of Product: Multi-Purpose Telescoping Aluminum Ladders Hazard: The ladders can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ladders and return the ladder to the store of purchase to receive a full refund. Consumer Contact: Werner toll-free at 888-523-3370 from …

National AGC Work Zone Safety Survey Results

Fifty-four percent of highway contractors reported that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America. In response, association officials have launched a new mobile advertising campaign urging drivers who routinely pass through certain work zones to …

Congratulations to Mobile Section Alabama AGC Safety Award Winners

Mobile Section, Alabama AGC recognized their members who maintained an excellent safety record throughout 2017, Wednesday, March 21st at their 16th Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards luncheon at the Country Club of Mobile. Over 135 of the leading commercial, industrial, and specialty contractors and suppliers in the Mobile area were in attendance as 30 companies received awards.  Guest Speaker, Joseph Roesler, Area …

OSHA 10 Hour Class being Offered in Pensacola April 25-26

An OSHA 10 Hour  Construction Course is being offered in Pensacola on April 25-26. Appreciation to Safety Plus for teaching this class at a reduced rate and to University of West Florida for allowing us to utilize their classroom space. Reservations are required:  staff@agcmobile.org Cost:  AGC Members – $50.   Non Members – $100. Click this link to view more information:  OSHA 10 …

Press Conference to Kick Off Work Zone Awareness Week – Monday, April 9th at 10:30 A.M. at ALDOT’s Office 1701 Beltline Hwy N. Mobile AL 36618

What:             National Work Zone Awareness Week Kick-off  Press Conference/Stand Down  Featuring:            Alabama Department of Transportation Director John Cooper and Regional Director Vince Calametti When:            Monday, April 9, 2018 –  10:30 A.M.  Where:        ALDOT’s Office 1701 Beltline Hwy N. Mobile AL  36618 Why:              In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, we are encouraging the public …

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week April 9-13

Alabama AGC, as part of the Alabama Struck By Alliance will participate in a National Safety Stand Down during the week of April 9-13, 2018 in recognition of National Work Zone  Awareness Week and we are asking you to join us by hosting a safety stand down or safety meeting to make your employees aware of the importance of driving safely and un-distracted …

National and OSHA Focused Safety Stand Downs

Please Save the Dates and plan to host topic specific tool box talks anytime  during the following weeks: COMPTRUST AGC PARTNERS WITH OSHA ON FOCUS FOUR CAMPAIGN  ELECTRICAL HAZARDS will be the national focus during March CompTrust AGC in alliance with OSHA in its campaign to highlight the four major and most common hazards – Electrical Hazards, Struck-by Hazards, Fall Hazards, …

2018 Heat Illness Safety Stand Down – March 19-23

Please join us in hosting a Safety Meeting or Tool Box Talk anytime during the week of March 19th – 23rd as we focus on Heat Illness Awareness.    Even though it has not yet gotten dangerously hot , we know in the deep south that it’s just a matter of time. Everyone on a construction site should know how to …