• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Monday, November 12, 2018
    Icon Corporation Named One of America’s Safest Companies Congratulations to our own Inland Northwest AGC member Icon Corporation for being named one of America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today magazine.  To be considered one of America's Safest Companies, organizations must demonstrate: support from leadership and management for EHS efforts; employee involvement in the EHS process; innovative ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Training Curt is doing an OSHA 10 and 30 hour class this week and will start one in the Tri-Cities next week.  Also next week there is a First Aid class scheduled in the Tri-Cities, so if you have anyone thee who needs to get re-certified, please go to our website and get signed up.  If you are looking to do any work next year in Nevada, remember that all construction workers need to have an OSHA ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Conversation Regarding the STUTE Decision  I have had conversations with a number of our members talking to me about the general contractor’s responsibilities for the safety of the employees of subcontractors working on their sites.  The Department of Safety and Health (DOSH) and the state supreme court have made it clear that (using words from the supreme court decision) “a general contractor's ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Safety
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Collaboration: One of the many things that your AGC does for the industry is to foster collaboration within our membership and throughout the community. Last week featured several opportunities for companies to come together and work on the issues facing our industry, including:The Construction Workforce Summit brought together representatives from construction, labor, education and local and ...read more
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Teaching Our Field Leaders to Communicate  I have spoken to many of our members about the communication failures between generations that may be working on our jobsites.  The following webinar is an introduction to a free system that can enhance those communications.  This is presented free by CPWR and I think it deserves a look.  WEBINAR  Thursday, October 25 at 2:00pm ET (60 min.)   Using ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Press Release
    Monday, October 15, 2018
    Workforce Development: Join the conversation this Wednesday, October 17th as we pull together local legislators, school district leaders and members of the construction industry to discuss the future of our workforce. You will learn more about the programs available in our schools, what the challenges are to promoting and funding these programs, and how we, as an industry, can help support ...read more
    Monday, July 30, 2018
    Your Amazing AGC Staff: I just want to take a moment to recognize the incredible staff you have working for you at the AGC! Not only are they providing first-class service in the areas of safety, education, advocacy, apprenticeship, etc., they also put on some outstanding networking events! We were honored to spend this past weekend down in the Tri-Cities with our members at the Columbia Cup boat ...read more
    Monday, July 09, 2018
    Safety First:As we move in to the busiest time of the year, with new employees and long hours, it is more important than ever to focus on your safety program. Your AGC offers a wide range of services to help you out, including on-site safety consultations from Safety Director Curt Nead. Whether you are a small company without a full time safety director, or a larger company that just needs another ...read more