AGC of America LAUNCHES NEW HIGHWAY WORK ZONE SAFETY EFFORT AS 44 PERCENT OF ROAD CONTRACTORS REPORT HAVING CARS CRASH INTO THEIR PROJECTS

New National Advertising and Outreach Campaign to Urge Summer Travel Motorists to Stay Alert While Driving through Work Zones, Avoid the “Nightmare” of Killing Highway Workers, Drivers or Passengers “With the summer travel season starting this weekend, our message to every motorist is this: when you see construction signs and orange barrels, take your foot off the gas, get off …

Fall Protection Competent Person Training now Required by Some Local Plants

It has come to the attention of Safety Plus  that  AMNS (ArcelorMittal) is now requiring onsite  contractors  who are exposed to a fall hazard to have Fall Protection Competent Person training. Safety Plus reminds all members that even if you are not working at that facility, but are exposed to fall hazards they suggest that you have someone on your crew …

Heat Illness Awareness Week – April 24-28, 2017

Join us in hosting a Safety Meeting/Tool Box Talk anytime during the week of April 24-28, 2017  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 during the month of …

2017 National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week April 3-7

Alabama AGC, as part of the Alabama Struck By Alliance will participate in the national Safety Stand Down during the week of April 3-7, 2017 in recognition of National Work Zone Safety 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 …

2017 Mobile Section, AGC Safety Awards

Mobile Section, Alabama AGC recognized their members who maintained an excellent safety record throughout 2016, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at a 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 Director of the …

OSHA Announces National Ladder Safety Stand-Down March 2017

Ladder safety is focus of national outreach campaign  Falls from ladders are preventable, and yet they account for about 20,000 injuries and 300 deaths each year. On March 2, agency staff will discuss lessons from the field during a safety symposium hosted by the OSHA Education Center at the University of Texas, Arlington. The safety discussion, from 9 to 11:30 …

Employers reminded to post injury and illness summaries through April

 Employers reminded to post injury and illness summaries through April; electronic filing not required until July OSHA reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2016. The summary must be displayed from February through April in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted. Businesses …

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 …