• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Monday, July 15, 2019
    Fall Protection Training Shortfalls A continuing problem that I have been seeing on many of our member construction sites is workers using personal fall protection equipment (harness, lanyards, vertical lifelines and anchor points) that is not adjusted properly to protect the employee if he actually falls.  I have seen many workers with the slide of their rope grab all the way out on the end of ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    2019 Safety, Health & Environmental Conference, July 23 – 25 2019 in Seattle, WARoom block rate extended to July 5th Join more than 300 construction safety, health, and environmental professionals at the AGC Safety, Health & Environmental Conference taking place July 23-25, 2019 in Seattle, WA.  This conference is the industry’s foremost annual conference to hone in on the most critical safety, ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Monday, June 24, 2019
    Forklifts and Fireworks   On June 11, forklift manufacturers from across the country convened in Washington, D.C., for National Forklift Safety Day to highlight the importance of operator training and daily equipment checks. OSHA Acting Assistant Secretary Loren Sweatt emphasized that "prevention has to be everyone's goal." Tips on safe work practices on or around forklifts are available in a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety