Archive for March 2019

EDGE GRADUATION UPDATE: EDGE CONTRACTORS CERTIFICATION & GRADUATION INFO

AGC of Ohio sent a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request to the Ohio Dept. of Administrative Services to obtain data that was provided to the Inspector General for an investigation and report on EDGE.  This information will help make contractors utilizing EDGE participants aware of any potential eligibility and graduation concerns. View the spreadsheet…

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Workforce Development Scholarship application deadline is June 1st

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical or approved craft training programs will have until June 1st to apply for $1,000 scholarships (renewal for up to two years) from the AGC Education…

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OSHA Crane Operator Evaluation Requirement Takes Effect

Listen to ConstructorCast Podcast for all the Important Details; Info courtesy of AGC of America  As of Feb. 7, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all contractors to evaluate crane operators under the new final rule regulating crane operator qualification and evaluation. AGC of America spent nearly 16 years working with OSHA…

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EDGE Graduation Update; Inspector General Report

Last year, the Ohio Equal Opportunity Division (EOD) announced that it would be graduating EDGE participants according to its time limit policy; the division also indicated that a list of graduating EDGE participants would be posted to educate those who may use them on their projects. AGC of Ohio has been informed that companies expiring…

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