National Program Application extended to March 31 CSEA recognizes companies for their overall safety and health program. AGC of America’s Annual Convention has been rescheduled to September 2021. (CSEA finalists provide live presentations and winners are announced at that event.) Accordingly, AGC-A has extended its deadline to March 31; click here to learn more and…

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AGC of Ohio has its own version of CSEA that AGC of Ohio contractor members can enter. (AGC of Ohio members that entered the national competition can simply submit a copy of their national application since the Ohio application is the same sans the checklist.) Usually, the Ohio entry materials are sent after the national…

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OSHA has officially increased maximum allowable penalties by 1.182%, a decrease from 2020’s increase of 1.78%. OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 per violation to $13,653 per violation. The maximum penalty for willful or repeated violations will increase from $134,937 per violation to $136,532 per violation. Visit the OSHA Penalties…

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Accident Analysis Webinar: February 9 (11 a.m. to 12 p.m.). This webinar is designed to explain the process and outline an organized approach for identifying and correcting hazards. Also featured will be element of a written program, primary causal factors of accidents, and action steps to analyze accidents. The program will be instructed by Lisa…

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Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan: February 11, 2-3:00 p.m. Register here. Ohio’s Universal Waste Rules:  February 23, 2-3:00 p.m. Register here. Ohio EPA will also host four sessions coinciding with the Ohio BWC’s Safety Conference. The programs will be held on March 12 and include the following… Ohio EPA’s Rules – What you need to…

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OSHA requires all companies with more than 11 employees at any time throughout the year to post their OSHA 300-A log from February 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. Learn more about OSHA’s record keeping requirements and access the appropriate forms here.

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“How can we get our safety management systems to the next level?” A great source of ideas is the AGC-WTW 2020 Construction Safety Management Best Practices which is developed each year to give the construction industry new ideas and innovations that will help reach the next level on the roadmap to excellence. For over 30…

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One in five Americans struggle with a mental health condition. This holds true for the construction industry, which according to the CDC has one of the highest rates of suicide among all occupations. The industry has made it a priority to educate workers about mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention issues. Below is a…

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