Safety & Health Council

AGC Safety & Health Council activities include educational opportunities on best safety practices, construction safety information, peer-to-peer networking, safety awards programs, and reviewing and recommending safety-related regulatory and legislative direction for the Oregon-Columbia Chapter.

Meetings are held every other month in the Portland Metro area. Any employee from any AGC member is invited to attend and participate.

Safety Health Council Charter


Council Leadership


2019 Sponsor:

  • February 22: AGC/NWUCA Safety & Health Forum, 8 am–12 pm, Northwest College of Construction, Portland. View flyer.
  • March 19: Networking Happy Hour with Speaker, 5 pm, Lucky Labrador Beer Hall, Portland. View flyer.
  • April 11: Council Meeting, 7 am, AGC Center, Wilsonville: Crane Rules. View flyer.
  • June 13: Council Meeting, 7 am, AGC Center, Wilsonville: Crisis Management. View flyer.
  • July 18: Networking Happy Hour with Speaker, 5 pm, Kells Irish Pub, Portland: The Buried Truth Uncovered. View flyer.
  • October 17: Council Meeting, 7 am, AGC Center, Wilsonville: Upcoming Changes to the ANSI A92 Standards for Aerial Platforms. View Flyer. Register.
  • November 21: Networking Happy Hour, 5 pm, Portland

2019 Best Safety Practice Topics:

  • Developing Safe Workforce Supervisors
  • Return-To-Work: Employer & Employee Responsibilities
  • New Crane Rule: What You Need to Know
  • Effectively Managing OSHA Inspections

View 2019 best practices


2018 Best Safety Practice Topics:

  • Employer Liability: Subcontractor Management
  • Silica Management
  • 811 Call Before You Dig:
  • Fleet Safety
  • Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing
View 2018 best practices


2017 Best Safety Practice Topics:

  • Drug Testing: New Rules
  • Silica Management: Getting Ready for 2018
  • Patient Centered Care of Oregon’s Injured Workers
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Managing Injury Claims and Return-to work
  • OSHA Rules Update, What You Should Know
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The Rogue Valley Safety & Health Committee is currently undergoing redesign and development. Representatives or safety contacts from general contractors, subcontractors, and associates of all sizes are welcome and encouraged to participate. If you are interested in participating in this committee and future meetings, contact John Jean, AGC safety management consultant, or call 541-613-6859.

Related Resources

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Safety Training

AGC offers safety training and certification programs designed to help contractors improve safety, reduce accidents, and meet OSHA requirements.

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Safety Management Services

AGC employs a team of nine safety professionals across the state that provides a wealth of expertise in safety and health related services unequaled in the construction industry.

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Safety Meeting App

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Need more information?

Contact Nick Naramore, council staff liaison, for more information.