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Free Training for Fall Prevention in Construction

Construction workers make up approximately four percent 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.

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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 Protections Systems and Equipment
  • Fall Protection Training Requirements

Training Dates and Times

  • March 11, 8 am–5 pm
  • March 12, 8 am–5 pm

Training Location

AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter
9450 SW Commerce Circle, Ste. 200
Wilsonville, OR 97070

Chapter Contact

Dennis Barlow, AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter

Program Contact

Nazia Shah, AGC of America Safety and Health Department
Phone: 703-837-5409

About the Speakers

Robert W. Emmerich, PE, CHST, CET

Bob is the consultant/owner of Safe-Con, LLC, a safety consulting and training firm specializing in construction safety. He has been involved in construction project management, operations management, engineering and safety for over 41 years.

Bob provides safety consulting, program development, site safety audits, OSHA compliance consulting, and accident investigation services. He also consults and acts as an expert witness in legal matters.

Bob is a national trainer to construction contractors, public entities, insurance companies, associations and others. Bob has been an OSHA authorized instructor for OSHA 10 hour and 30 hour Outreach courses for Construction. He is a developer and trainer for OSHA Susan B. Harwood grant safety training programs and safety management programs through AGC.

James T. Goss, CHST, Sr. Safety Consultant
13151 W. Airport Blvd.
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Jim is a senior safety consultant with HCSS of Sugar Land, Texas. Jim has over 30 years of diverse safety expertise but has specialized in construction safety for the last 25 years. Jim currently serves as the chair for government affairs on the Associated General Contractors of America National Safety Committee. Jim is also the co-chair of Associated General Contractors Crane Task Force and is a national stakeholder in this subject area.

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