• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Hazard Control Hierarchy and Fall Prevention Stand Down   When we look at hazards in our workplaces, do we immediately think of what PPE we will use to protect our employees?  Experts and information tell us that that should be the last resort in protecting our employees.   The Hierarchy of Controls helps safety professionals identify and mitigate exposures to on-the-job hazards. "You can't ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    AGC of America, Supported by the Susan Harwood Federal Training Grant, Develops Fall Protection Training Program   Construction workers make up approximately 4 percent of the country’s workforce but account for an average of 19 percent of all job-related fatalities each year. Consistently, over the past five years approximately 35-39 percent of those fatalities are from falls. Falls account for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    Resources for New Safety PeopleMany of our members are hiring or promoting people into a new safety role.  Some people have a little safety background, and some have none.  I will be meeting with some of the new folks on Tuesday, March 27th at Einstein Bros. Bagels on Division at Mission at 7:30 in the morning.  We will be discussing topics for them to learn, classes to take, and mentors to match ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    Spring is officially here, which means the start of a busy construction season in the Inland Northwest. As you head back to work, don’t forget to utilize the many resources available to you through your AGC, including employee training, safety consultation and our apprenticeship programs.  City/County Committee: For those contractors that do work with the City of Spokane, the City of Spokane ...read more
    Monday, January 29, 2018
    When Should I Contact L&I after an accident?  There are 4 cases where that is necessary:When we have an accident on our worksite, a lot of things start happening.  It can be very confusing to remember everything that must be done.  With all of that activity, we can forget that there are four situations that we must contact L&I within a certain amount of time.  For a workplace fatality or ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Monday, January 22, 2018
    Federal Shutdown and OSHA Reporting   Following the partial shutdown of the federal government due to a lapse of appropriations, AGC wanted to share some resources with you that could be useful."What Contractors Should Know in the Event the Government Shuts Down" - AGCA has assembled this two-page document detailing the types of contracts possibly impacted by a government shutdown and ...read more
    Categories: Safety