July 14 – 16, 2020 AGC’s Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference is the industry’s foremost annual conference to hone in on the most critical safety, health and environmental compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction. As a leader in construction safety, health and environment, our top priority is the safety and health of our…

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AGC calls for measures to rebuild the economy as the 7th edition of our survey finds 69 percent of firms report having projects canceled since the start of the pandemic. Among the measures we are calling for are new infrastructure investments, liability protections for contractors and an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program. Association officials…

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During today’s press conference, Governor DeWine announced that the previous “Stay Safe Ohio” order that limited Ohioans movement is being replaced with an “urgent health advisory.” The advisory encourages citizens follow best practices to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and loosens travel recommendations. The advisory does continue advising Ohioans to avoid groups of…

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The Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) Enhanced Safety Protocol issued on March 28, 2020 is rescinded, effective May 19, 2020. All contractors working on construction projects administered by OFCC or by a state agency administering a project under local administration authority must follow sector specific operating requirements issued by the Ohio Department of Health and…

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In our ongoing efforts to track the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the industry, we are asking all of you to please take a few minutes to complete the seventh edition of our member survey HERE. Your answers help us determine how best to continue supporting the industry and what type of federal support…

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Democrats today unveiled a new, $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill that is scheduled for a vote as early as this Friday. Click HERE to read AGC’s initial assessment of the measure, which includes some positive measures, but fails to address the need for a liability safe harbor provision, among other flaws, that are likely to…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following COVID-19 updates. PANDEMIC EBT PLAN: Governor DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (OJFS) has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture for its Pandemic EBT plan. The Pandemic EBT program…

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GC released the latest in its series of Coronavirus safety tips today, focusing on the products that should be used for disinfection. You can find those, and prior weeks’ safety tips HERE. Please make sure you are sharing these safety tips with your teams and encouraging them to hold frequent safety briefings and stand downs…

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AGC of America News Coronavirus Survey: Please take a few minutes to fill out the sixth version of AGC’s Coronavirus Survey here . The information you provide will help AGC continue to advocate for measures to support the construction industry. AGC will release the survey results during a live Facebook event (facebook.com/Agcofa) on Friday, May…

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This Friday, May 8, the AGC of Ohio Safety Committee will host an online discussion at 10 a.m. about Ohio’s latest COVID-19 regulations and how contractors are implementing them. An Outlook invite has been sent to those who regularly participate in safety meetings. If you didn’t receive an invitation and are interested in joining the…

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