Safety & Health

December 22, 2010
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a new directive withdrawing a former one that allowed residential builders to bypass fall protection requirements.
December 21, 2010
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, has appointed Jim Maddux as the new director of the agency’s Directorate of Construction, effective Monday, Dec. 20, 2010.
December 20, 2010
This unique three-day course provides construction safety and health professionals with the next-level knowledge required to successfully manage a company-wide safety program.
December 20, 2010
The next AGC Safety Management Training Course (SMTC) is being offered February 1-3, 2011, in Omaha, Neb. The course provides intensive instruction on the basic skills needed to manage a safety program within a company.  Participants will receive instruction and training that will allow them to return to their firms with readily applicable new skills. 
November 23, 2010
On November 15, 2010, Senator Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.), Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, sent a letter to the Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis expressing concerns over the direction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
November 17, 2010
AGC is now accepting nominations to the 12th Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA).  CSEA is the industry’s elite safety excellence awards program, recognizing companies that have developed and implemented premier safety and loss prevention programs.
October 25, 2010

AGC Safety & Health Conference - January 12-14, 2011, New Orleans, LA

October 21, 2010

Statement of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis on reported decline in workplace injuries and illnesses

October 21, 2010
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 construction industry. The program builds on Focus Four training and prepares candidates to manage key safety issues on the job site and provides techniques for delivering basic safety training to field personnel.
September 15, 2010
The Advanced Safety Management Training Course (ASMTC) is a unique three-day course, which will provide a high level training experience for safety professionals and company managers who have a solid background in construction safety and health.  This course will enhance a participant's ability to manage all aspects of safety and health for their employees on field safety, insurance issues and legal and liability issues.  The training will be available October 18-20, 2010 in Madison, WI.  For details please go to the following link:

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