Safety


Staff Contact

Andrea Ashley
Andrea@agcohio.com

AGC of Ohio’s safety activities are directed by its Safety Committee, in conjunction with the Board of Directors. The committee’s goals are to educate contractors about safety and health matters, advocate on safety-related regulations and legislation, and provide networking opportunities with other safety professionals. Safety meetings are held on a quarterly basis in Columbus, providing an open forum for the exchange of ideas and discussion of safety issues of importance. AGC also hosts educational programs geared toward safety professionals and provides resources to help train craftworkers.


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Safety Updates

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(COVID-19) OSHA Clarifies Coronavirus Reporting Requirements for Employers

March 13, 2020

Employers must track job-related new coronavirus cases Uncertainty remains about whether exposures occur at work Employers must track and report…

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Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Resources

June 25, 2020

One in five Americans struggle with a mental health condition. This holds true for the construction industry, which according to…

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AGC Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Virtual Conference

May 27, 2020

July 14 – 16, 2020 AGC’s Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference is the industry’s foremost annual conference to hone in on…

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RESOURCES

AGC of Ohio

AGC of America Safety

U.S. Dept. of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

Ohio Industrial Commission

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resources Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

  • Coronavirus webpage
  • Recommended Basic Protective Measures
    o Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    o If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
    o Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
    o Avoid close contact with people who are sick
    o Stay home when you are sick
    o Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue away
    o Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Ohio Call Center, Website:  Ohio Department of Health opened a call center to answer questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and set up a website with state-specific information, https://coronavirus.ohio.gov. The call center will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).  Call center staff includes licensed nurses and infectious disease experts who can answer questions and provide accurate information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response.

Proven Disinfectants:  EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19

OSHA: A new OSHA alert and guidance document on COVID-19 provide general practices to help prevent worker exposure to coronavirus.

AGC of America: Coronavirus Resource Page

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Please complete the AGC of Ohio Coronavirus Survey!

As Ohio and the nation are seeing an uptick in Coronavirus cases, AGC has received calls from members wanting to know how other companies are handling positive COVID-19 cases. Please take 5-10 minutes to fill out a survey on members’ policies on positive tests, close contacts, and back-to-work. AGC will collate the responses and share them with members; no company names or information will be shared.

Should you have any questions about the survey, contact Andrea Ashley at AGC of Ohio: andrea@agcohio.com or (614) 486-6446.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete the survey!

 

 

 

 

 

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AGC SAFETY CONTACTS

 

Akron Division
330-237-1882

Central Ohio Division
Andrea Ashley

614-486-6446
andrea@agcohio.com

Cincinnati Division
Susan Berman
513-221-8020
sberman@aci-cponstruction.org

Cleveland Division
Kent Crytzer
216-398-9860
kcrytzer@ceacisp.org

Northwest Ohio Division
Toledo AGC

Greg Burkhart, CHST
419-241-3601
gburkhart@agcnwo.org

West Central Ohio Division
Dayton AGC

937-228-7865

Youngstown Division
Dan Fry
330-539-6050
dan@thebuildersonline.com