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.

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Council Leadership

Meetings are held at the AGC Center from 9:30–11:30 am, unless noted otherwise.

  • June 28: Oregon’s Revised Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule, presented by John Carlson, Integrity Safety. View flyer.
  • August 16: Moving Safety From a Function OF Your Company to a Pulse IN Your Company, Matthew Stopher, CRM, CIC, vice president, k.p.d insurance and RISK SOLUTIONS
  • October 18: Security Threat and Awareness Training, Anthony Kollias, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. View flyer.
  • December 6: TBA

2018 Best Safety Practice Topics

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

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Need more information?

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