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













Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC)

June 5, 2018

Changes were made to the OFCC contract documents that significantly shift risk to contractors. AGC…

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Ohio EPA Wetland Antidegradation and Wetland Water Quality Standards

June 5, 2018

After a three-year process, the Ohio EPA on May 1 adopted three revised rules to…

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Ohio EPA Construction Storm Water General Permit

June 5, 2018

In April, the Ohio EPA issued its revised National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General…

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