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













Advocacy Recap 2020

February 2, 2021

AGC of Ohio’s government affairs program covers all three branches of state government. Below is…

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House Ways and Means Committee Begins Markup; Tax Hike Legislation Expected Next Week

September 14, 2021

September 9, 2021 On September 9, the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has…

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Biden Mandates Vaccinations for Federal Workers & Federal Contractors

September 14, 2021

On September 9, President Biden announced a new plan (link is external) to require all…

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