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BWC Group-Rating Safety Accountability

Each year Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC’s Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide you with an opportunity to significantly reduce your workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing your awareness of safety and risk-management strategies. Workplace safety is an important component of these programs. To…

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AGC launches member construction labor shortage survey

As demand for construction in most parts of the country continues to expand and the number of unemployed construction workers hits record low levels, AGC of America and Autodesk are working to better quantify where these shortages are taking place, how severe they are, and what steps firms are taking to both cope with tight…

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2019 AGC of Ohio Safety Luncheon

2019 AGC of Ohio Safety Luncheon Register Today! August 16, 2019 J.Liu Worthington (6880 N. High St., Worthington, OH  43085) 10:00 a.m. – Safety Meeting Addresses issues pertinent to safety and health professionals. Regular topics include OSHA enforcement and regulatory update, BWC news and other safety and health matters. 11:30 a.m. – Lunch & Program…

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Administration Rule Exempts Construction Industry from IRAPs

Earlier this week, the Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking allowing for the creation of Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). These IRAPs are third-party certified apprenticeship programs with little oversight and regulatory framework. The proposed rule includes an exemption from allowing the creation of IRAPs within the construction industry. This means that…

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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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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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Amazon Discount for AGC members

AGC Members now have access to Amazon Business! Receive 20% off select Amazon items up to $500, plus other business-only prices and more: Click Here                

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AGC Member Discount on GM Vehicles

We’re pleased to extend AGC member companies and their employees a private offer1 of up to $1,000 toward the purchase or lease of select new GM vehicles. You can add on compatible incentives from the National Fleet Purchase Program and Business Choice to get the best value on vehicles that run your business. For full private…

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AGC Members Save with Avis, Budget, and Hertz!

As a member of AGC, you can save money when you make reservations for automotive rentals using your AGC discount. From the car to the accessories, choose what best fits you and your trip. So when you drive off, you’ll be ready for whatever the journey brings. Avis Rental Car | Associated General Contractors Avis…

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