Safety Rules & Laws

AGC engages with the government agencies like the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) on a wide variety of issues affecting the safety and health of construction workers. AGC also works with Ohio’s elected officials to influence their decisions on legislation impacting safety and health laws and contractors’ workers’ compensation coverage.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)


Confined Spaces in Construction

Hazard Communication

Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

National Safety Stand-Down
Construction Fall Prevention Campaign

Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

Prospective billing overview for private employers

BWC Budget Bill – HB 52, 131st General Assembly

Ohio “Other States Coverage” Legislation













Construction Deemed Essential Infrastructure – Contractor Responsibilities, COVID-19 Safety Measures, Business Resources

March 23, 2020

The construction industry was deemed as “essential infrastructure” under the Ohio Dept. of Health Director’s…

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Top Five Considerations for Construction Projects During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 20, 2020

As the country continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we examine the top five issues…

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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…

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