• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Thank you to everyone that attended one of our 2020 Construction Owner's Panel in Spokane and Tri Cities. Below are copies of the presentations from each event:Spokane:NAC ArchitectsFairchild AFBDesign WestDSHSArmy - Corp of EngineersSTA - Spokane Transit AuthorityWSDOTITDSpokane International AirportCity of SpokaneTri Cities:Columbia Basin CollegeCity of KennewickCity of PascoCity of ...read more
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    New House Bill Introduced to Increase Construction Hazard Awareness:  HB 2564 Washington appears to be attempting to follow some other state programs to introduce a requirement for construction workers to acquire hazard awareness training before working in construction.  The bill proposes that “to be eligible to work in construction, employers shall ensure that workers performing construction ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    Safety Alert for Genie S-60 and S-65 Boom LiftsFollow the link for a safety alert for those who own or use these lifts.  Apparently there have been some incidents where the turntable bearing bolts have come loose.  Please see this notice of you have one of these machines. Click HERE for the alert notice.  Why Do My People Keep Hurting Themselves? I’ve touched on this topic a couple of times ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Monday, January 27, 2020
    Mark Your Calendars This is the last week of a long January and then February starts out busy.  Close January out by attending some of the break out sessions at the AGC Annual Convention on Friday, January 31.  Then remember to put the Safety Committee Meeting on February 6th on your calendars for 7:30 am at Conley’s Place.  Also starting on February 6th is the next OSHA 10 hour and 30 hour class ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    Recording keeping time!As we race through January, we need to remember that the time to post our OSHA 300a form in our workplaces is February 2nd. This year most construction employers will need to report their OSHA 300a information to OSHA.  It is now required that construction employers with between 20 and 249 employees must electronically report this information to OSAH.  This is accomplished ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Friday, December 20, 2019
    As a result of legislation passed in 2018, new rules effective Jan. 1, 2020 will impact apprenticeship utilization requirements on contracts awarded by the state (other than WSDOT), school districts and state four-year institutions of higher education.   The 2018 legislation (HB 1849) said that the awarding agency of the public work contract, within existing resources, must monitor contractor ...read more
    Categories: Government Affaris, Press Release