Monthly Archives: May 2016

Next S&H Council Meeting: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: Break the Silence and Build a Caring Future AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter Safety & Health Council June 16, 2016 9:30–11:30 am When suicide occurs, coworkers and employers are often left wondering, “Why didn’t he (or she) … Continue reading

Too Many Crashes in Work Zones

Construction Group Calls for Better Safety Measures as New Data Shows 39 Percent of Road Contractors Suffered Car Crashes in Work Zones Construction Officials Urge Summer Travel Motorists to Stay Alert While Driving through Work Zones, Noting Highway Workers are … Continue reading

Spotlight on World Renown Indy Racer Lyn St. James

2016 AGC Summer Convention Sunriver Resort Ι Sunriver, Oregon August 11–13 If You’re Not First, You’re Last! CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE   Presented by Spotlight on Lyn St. James: Opening Keynote Speaker This convention is a driver’s dream … Continue reading

Change Order Problems? Take This Survey!

Change Order Problems on Federal Projects? Change orders are a way of life on any construction project. However, that is no excuse for federal agencies taking many months or even years to process and pay change orders. Please complete this brief … Continue reading

Photo Radar Helps Keep Work Zones Safe

ODOT and Portland Police Use Work Zone Photo Radar on an Oregon Interstate Highway for the First Time SNAP! CLICK! Quick as that, cameras in a marked police van parked along I-5 took photos of a car speeding through a … Continue reading

Catch the Convention Early Bird Rate

2016 AGC Summer Convention Sunriver Resort  Ι  Sunriver, Oregon August 11–13 If You’re Not First, You’re Last! Click Here for the Full Schedule   Presented by It’s time to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate before the May 31, … Continue reading

Input on OSHA Change to Silica Wanted

Input Needed for Change to Silica in General Industry Oregon OSHA’s technical section is putting a stakeholder group together to discuss the federal OSHA changes to silica in general industry and construction, and interested AGC members have been invited to … Continue reading

DOL Announces Final Rule Updating Overtime Exemptions

DOL Announces Final Rule Updating Overtime Exemptions Re-Published With Permission Jean Ohman Back Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Attorneys at Law 503-796-2960 jback@schwabe.com At long last the DOL has announced publication of the Final Rule that will update the overtime exemption … Continue reading

OP-ED: IP 65 is what Oregon’s construction industry needs

This column originally appeared in The Daily Journal of Commerce in Buildings Bridges and Roads By: Mike Salsgiver In recent columns, I have written of the need to build the construction workforce of the future. One of the key steps … Continue reading

Have YOU Submitted Your Updated Membership Info?

AGC recently implemented a new association management system, which will help our chapter maintain our members’ contact and business information to improve efficiency and to bring our database system up-to-date technologically. As a member of our chapter, you should have … Continue reading


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