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.

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

Council Charter

 

COVID-19 Safety Training

AGC’s self-directed, online tool offers instruction for social distancing officers as well as job site planning and disinfecting best practices. The course is available indefinitely and can be taken at any time, from any place. Employees can complete the training on a job site with internet connection, an office, or the comfort of home. Click here for more information.

 

Council Leadership

  • February 18: Council Meeting, 7 am, AGC Center, Wilsonville: Contractor Risk
  • March 3: Networking Happy Hour with Speaker on STS-C, 5 pm, Kell’s Irish Pub
  • April 9: Council Meeting, 7am, Call-In Only: VIRTUAL Town Hall Discussion on COVID-19 Job Site Safety & Health Best Practices
  • July 23: Council Meeting, 7 am, ONLINE Livestream: The Changing Landscape of Workplace Drug Testing
  • September 17: Council Meeting, 7 am, AGC Center, Wilsonville: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
  • November 19: Networking Happy Hour, year end recap with speaker on workers’ compensation, 5 pm, Lucky Lab Beer Hall

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

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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

Safety Training

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

See event calendar for upcoming classes »
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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.

Put us to work for you! »

Safety Meeting App

With the AGC Safety Meeting App, you can manage your workplace safety more efficiently

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Need more information?

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