Message from AGC of America March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020   Good evening AGC Members, Thanks to all members for your continued efforts in keeping your jobsites safe during this pandemic. All eyes are on this industry right now as nervous passersby wonder if construction is doing its part to flatten the curve. AGC CEO Steve Sandherr today reiterated his message from last week, click HERE, that …

Deadline for Entry into Mobile Section AGC Safety Awards February 26th

To:        Members of Alabama AGC Mobile Section From:  Buzzy Riis –  Chairman – Mobile Section, AGC Safety Committee On behalf of Mobile Section of AlabamaAGC’s Safety Committee I would like to invite you to participate in our 18th Annual Safety Awards Program which will recognize the outstanding safety performance of local AGC members.  Entries must be submitted by  February 26th to  Charlotte Kopf …

Save the Date for Mobile Section AGC Safety Awards – Wednesday April 29, 2020

Please save the date and plan to attend the Mobile Section, AlabamaAGC 18th Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards Luncheon on April 29th at the Country Club of Mobile.  Our guest speaker will be Mobile Area OSHA Director Jose Gonzalez. Appreciation is extended to our sponsors!   Thanks to their generous support there is no charge to attend this event.   Deadline …

AGC Safety Management Training Course will be held February 5-7 in Birmingham

AlabamaAGC is hosting the national AGC Safety Management Training Course February 5-7 in Birmingham. Take Advantage of this opportunity to participate in this course. Registration is open NOW so please make your reservations ASAP! The AGC Safety Management Training Course (SMTC) provides attendees three days of training on the basic skills needed to manage a company safety program in the …

Thompson Engineering Invites You to Attend a Free Full 40 Hour HAZWoper Course

Thompson Engineering Invites You to Attend a Free Full 40 Hour HAZWoper  Course made available In conjunction with the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and a grant from LSU. Thompson has arranged  to have 50 seats that will be available on a first come basis. Please check your calendars and let Michael Shumaker with Thompson Engineering know if you would like to …

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 …