• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Monday, July 17, 2017
    It’s election season again and many of you should have received your primary ballots in the mail this week. Local council positions, judgeships and special state elections are up this year and we strongly encourage all of our members to learn about the candidates and VOTE! Both the primary and general election are critical to electing business friendly candidates – please be sure to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, July 07, 2017
    OSHA penalties to be adjusted for inflation after August 1 Maximum penalties for OSHA violations are set to increase for the first time since 1990 as part of overall federal penalty adjustments mandated by Congress last year. The increases were announced Thursday by the Department of Labor, which issued two interim rules covering penalty adjustments for several DOL agencies, including OSHA, the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    OSHA and NIOSH team up to offer updated heat safety app I observed at least three crews working on roofs this past week (none of them our members!) on the hottest days so far. What stood out first was the lackadaisical fall protection systems, but what made those conditions even more hazardous was the additional exposure to the heat. None of the jobs had water on the roof, so you know they were ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, June 30, 2017
    Monday, June 26, 2017
    AGC Safety Committees In an ongoing effort to share safety experiences and current information with fellow AGC members, we have expanded the reach of the AGC Safety Committee to include the Tri- Cities and North Idaho. The first Tri-Cities committee meeting included about 20 guests at the local Applebees Restaurant. It was decided to hold regular meetings there on the second Thursday of each ...read more
    Categories: Press Release