REMINDER -2017 National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 3-7

Alabama AGC, as part of the Alabama Struck By Alliance will participate in a National Safety Stand Down in  recognition of National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week  April 3-7, 2017. We are asking you to join us by hosting a safety meeting on one of the days during that week (or anytime during the month of April)  to make your employees …

Call for Entry in Mobile Section’s Safety Excellence Awards

Deadline for entry into Mobile Section’s Safety Awards is February 16th. Applications are  available by clicking on the link below: 2017 Safety Awards Letter and Application The Awards Luncheon will be held March 22nd at 11:30 A.M. at the Country Club of Mobile. Our guest speaker is OSHA Area Director Joe Roesler. Appreciation to all of the  sponsors who make …

New guide will help small businesses comply with OSHA’s silica rule for construction

OSHA has released a Small Entity Compliance Guide for Construction that is intended to help small business employers comply with the agency’s Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica. The guide describes in easy-to-understand language the steps that employers are required to take to protect employees in construction from the hazards associated with silica exposure. All covered must: …

Local Contractor Seeking Safety Director

H. O. Weaver & Sons, Inc. is seeking an experienced construction safety director to coordinate the safety effort of its asphalt manufacturing, paving and construction operations. The applicant must have road and site construction experience including Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, flagger safety, working with road crews and experience in equipment safety, excavation safety, asphalt plant operations and be …

OSHA Record Keeping Rule Update

As you may have read in earlier AGC correspondence, OSHA announced its new Recordkeeping Rule in May of this year.  This rule as written has led much to confusion and many questions.  The rule if enacted could impact post-accident drug testing and safety incentive programs for employers.  Due to pending litigation, enforcement of the rule has been delayed until December 1, …

New Construction Employee Safety Orientation Guidelines Developed by OSHA Alliance Program

Abstract: Developed by OSHA Alliance Program’s Construction Roundtable, this document is intended to be used by construction employers as minimum guidelines to conduct a site safety and health orientation for all new employees, including temporary workers and subcontractor employees. Publisher: OSHA Alliance Program Publication Date: 2016 Full Text URL: Link to URL Publication Types: Forms, Checklists, and etc.; Manuals, Policies, Guidelines, and Handbooks, …

July-August 2016 Safety eNewsletter

Click below to view Mobile Section’s July August 2016 Safety eNewsletter: 2016 July-August Mobile Section, Alabama AGC Safety eNewsletter