FREE Safety Training for Fall Prevention in Construction in March Posted on February 23, 2018 by Karla Holland AGC of America, supported by a Susan Harwood Federal Grant, is pleased to offer… Safety Training for Fall Prevention in Construction Free to all attendees Dates (this one-day class is being held twice) March 14, 8 am–5 pm March 15, 8 am–5 pm Click here for a registration form. Construction workers make up approximately 4% of the country’s workforce, but account for an average of 19% of all job-related fatalities each year. Consistently, over the past five years approximately 35–39% of those fatalities are from falls. Falls account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry, especially among small businesses, and businesses with Hispanic workers. In addition, fall protection violations continue to be among the most cited standards in the construction industry. AGC of America is pleased to offer this one-day training program based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality training within the industry. Who Should Attend? Company officers Managers Project managers Supervisors Foremen Both union and non-union contractors What Will I Learn? Fall protection statistics OSHA standards for fall protection How to identify fall hazard locations Selection and criteria of fall protection systems and equipment Fall protection training requirements Location AGC Center 9450 SW Commerce Circle #200 Wilsonville, OR 97070 503-930-3624 Chapter Contact Eliot Lapidus 503-685-8325 Program Contact Nazia Shah AGCA Safety and Health Department 703-837-5409 Click here for a registration form.