• Inland Northwest AGC News

    Results Found: 8
    Monday, May 21, 2018
    Clarifying The Electronic OSHA 300a Report QuestionNew OSHA 300a Electronic Reporting? (not just yet)The electronic reporting requirement does not apply to Washington DOSH covered employers despite an April 30, 2018 OSHA news release stating all employers across the country are subject to the rule.  This is because Washington State has not yet adopted the new electronic reporting requirement. ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    Defensive Driving Reminders:  We all may feel that it is all those other crazy drivers that cause accidents on our roadways.  But unfortunately, sometimes WE are those other drivers to someone!  We cannot make or cause the other drivers to drive nicely, but what we can do is remember a few defensive driving techniques that can help protect us from those “other drivers” and keep us from becoming ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    Thank you to everyone that attended our Cinco de Mayo celebration last week - it was great to see so many new members here at the AGC! Today, we will host over 150 golfers and sponsors up at Manito Country Club for our annual Jeff Kuney Memorial BUILD East Golf Tournament. We’ve never let bad weather stop us before, so we look forward to seeing you all there for our 12:30pm shotgun start!  AGC ...read more
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    Last week, I had the privilege of joining several community leaders for the GSI Annual Legislative fly-in in Washington DC. As part of this event, we had the opportunity to meet with Deputy Secretary of Transportation Jeff Rosen to discuss several issues of importance to our region, including the DBE program and hours of service in relation to construction. Additionally, we were able to meet with ...read more
    Categories: Government Affaris, Press Release
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    Workers Memorial DayApril 28th was Workers' Memorial Day, a day of remembrance for those who have died on the job. Sadly, in the U.S. more than 5,000 workers lost their lives to work-related injuries in 2016. Construction falls claimed 388 of those lives.As we reflect on our exposure to potential fatalities in the construction world, we should take some time to determine what we can do to improve ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    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