AGC of Ohio’s Membership Directory & Resource Guide is published in the Spring and includes AGC of Ohio member listings and Classifieds, membership and business resources information, and other matters of interest to commercial contractors.
Build Ohio Preview is published in the Fall. Entries in AGC of Ohio’s Build Ohio awards competition are highlighted and regular articles include the President’s Message, Around the Statehouse, AGC Chapter Corner, and Jobs in Progress, which highlights members’ construction projects that are underway.
Government Affairs Update provides information about government related matters of interest to the commercial building industry and AGC’s advocacy efforts. More Info
Safety Updates are sent electronically on a regular basis, informing members of safety-related news, including OSHA regulatory and enforcement activities, construction safety tips and advice, equipment recalls, and AGC of Ohio safety meeting and event notices. More Info
If Not, You Should Be! AGC chapters across the country – including most of the local Ohio AGC divisions – are participating in the CEA Silica Sampling & Objective Program. The program saves contractors thousands on silica sampling while simultaneously building a searchable sampling database for the construction industry. The accompanying website provides numerous resources about silica and compliance with the new standard. Participating contractors can rely on the database in the future when managing employee safety and multiple-contractor activities…Read More
Changes were made to the OFCC contract documents that significantly shift risk to contractors. AGC has a workgroup of members that are meeting with OFCC to educate them about reasonable contract language and advocate for changes that would create more balanced and equitable documents.Read More
AGC testified on H.B. 127, legislation that would establish structural steel welding and bridge welding requirements in the Ohio Building Code. The intent of the bill is to prevent the use of falsified certifications for structural steel welds as required by the architect/engineer in project specifications. However, the bill’s “as introduced” version did not reflect that purpose and was drafted in a manner that would make it unworkable in the industry. As a result, an interested party meeting was held…Read More
After stopping a similar effort during last year’s state operating budget deliberations, AGC led an effort of construction industry associations in opposition to H.B. 471, a bill designed to allow a third-party administrator to manage public improvement work under its DAS minority business setaside maintenance contract. After an interested party meeting involving most construction and labor groups with a statehouse presence and several conversations with AGC staff, the bill’s sponsor recognized the industry’s concerns and decided not to move forward…Read More