Your Safety is Our Priority

Brent Pockrus, AGC safety management consultant

Brent Pockrus, AGC safety management consultant on a Brown Contracting, Inc. tunnel project at University of Oregon.

Safety is a core value of AGC, and we support our members in accomplishing their individual safety goals. AGC provides professional expertise, creative solutions, and value added resources to give you the competitive advantage and help foster sound safety programs.

 


AGC Safety Management Team Video

Ever wonder what your AGC safety management team does?  Watch this short video!


Safety and Health Councils

The chapter’s Safety and Health Council provides educational opportunities, construction safety information, and safety related regulatory and legislative direction for the Oregon-Columbia Chapter. Meetings are held every other month in the Portland Metro area.

The chapter also has the Rogue Valley Safety Committee, which seeks to expand the safety and health of the construction industry in the Rogue Valley region. Attendees receive safety training, information, and help in finding new ways to promote safety.


From the Blog…

March 22, 2017

DOSH Resources to Help Prevent Serious Injuries and Falls

March 20, 2017

Genie Lift Recall Notice

March 01, 2017

OROSHA Proposed Changes to Walking-Working Surfaces and PPE

February 28, 2017

Young Employees: Tell Us About Workplace Safety

February 16, 2017

Free AGC/NWUCA Safety and Health Forum

February 06, 2017

What are the Annual Summary Posting Requirements

February 05, 2017

Congratulations Award Winners

February 04, 2017

How to Mitigate Heart Disease in the Construction Industry

February 03, 2017

Winter reminds us that safety must be embraced as a core value

January 10, 2017

Young Employee Safety Survey

January 05, 2017

SAIF Wants You To Walk Like a Penguin!

January 04, 2017

Worker Protection Standard Details Delay Decision

December 07, 2016

Inclement Weather Can Mean an Increase in Injured Workers

November 22, 2016

Countdown to First National Traffic Incident Response Week

November 21, 2016

Seasonal Employees Need Safety Training, Too!

November 17, 2016

New Silica Guide from SAIF Corporation

November 02, 2016

Fall Back Safely

October 25, 2016

Making Sense of OSHA’s Controversial Drug Testing Position

October 19, 2016

It’s Safety Awards Time!

October 18, 2016

GOSH Conference Safety Award Nominations Due 10/31

September 21, 2016

GOSH Conference Call for Nominations

September 21, 2016

DOSH Hazard Alert: Lead Exposure During Cable De-Tensioning Work

September 20, 2016

Dividends for Workers’ Comp Participants

September 20, 2016

Regional Suicide Summit Focuses on Construction

September 08, 2016

Safety Advisory: Respirator Cartridges Packaged Incorrectly

August 15, 2016

Ladder Safety and Alternatives to Ladder Usage Workshop

August 09, 2016

Stakeholders Q&A: Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

August 02, 2016

Mandatory Requirements for Army Corps Projects

July 18, 2016

AGCA ConstructorCast Episode Explores OSHA Silica Rule

July 15, 2016

Right to Report – OSHA Delays Effective Date for Enforcement

July 14, 2016

OROSHA New Portable Ladders Guide

July 13, 2016

AGC/SAIF Members Earn $2.5 M Retro Return

June 28, 2016

Have Fun in the Sun – But Drive Responsibly!

June 22, 2016

Cell Phones and Mobile Equipment Don’t Mix

June 17, 2016

OROSHA Exploring Heat Related Illness in Oregon

June 06, 2016

Is Your Company Prepared for the Summer Heat?

May 28, 2016

Next S&H Council Meeting: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

May 27, 2016

Too Many Crashes in Work Zones

May 23, 2016

Photo Radar Helps Keep Work Zones Safe

May 20, 2016

Input on OSHA Change to Silica Wanted

May 16, 2016

Work Zone Design Saves Lives

May 13, 2016

For Knife River, Safety is Top of Mind

May 10, 2016

INLINE Hosts Safety Training Expo

May 09, 2016

Oregon Transportation Safety Month’s in Full Swing!

May 04, 2016

Why Are Bridges Turning Orange?

May 03, 2016

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

May 02, 2016

Safety Week 2016

April 29, 2016

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Wraps Up

April 20, 2016

OP-ED: How companies can ensure safety excellence

April 15, 2016

SAIF’s 2015 Annual Report

April 15, 2016

AGCA Files Suit to Block Misguided Silica Rule

March 24, 2016

OSHA Announces Final Rule on Respirable Silica Dust

March 15, 2016

CSEA Winners Announced at the AGCA Convention

February 22, 2016

Asbestos Survey Temporary Rulemaking

February 05, 2016

What Does Winning the ROSE Award Mean? (Part 3 of 3)

January 07, 2016

What Does Winning the ROSE Award Mean? (Part 2)

January 04, 2016

National Hwy Safety Training Coming to Oregon

December 21, 2015

What Does Winning a ROSE Award Mean?

December 14, 2015

Eight Rose Award Winners Announced

December 07, 2015

“Be Ready. Be Buckled.” Kids’ Art Contest

November 24, 2015

OR-OSHA Proposed Changes to Fall Protection Standard

November 04, 2015

Calling all Members Who Want to Participate in the ROSE Award

October 22, 2015

13 Proven Steps to Improve Construction Worker Safety

October 01, 2015

MSHA Seasonal Safety Alert

September 03, 2015

It’s Award Time: Chapter and National Safety Awards

August 26, 2015

BuildCon 2015: Workforce, Collaboration, and Safety

August 21, 2015

Fortis Construction, Inc. Awarded with the PRIDE Designation

August 11, 2015

Workplace Safety Training Grants Available

July 31, 2015

ODOT Releases Annual Performance Progress Reports

July 14, 2015

Workers’ Comp Participants Receive Nearly $8M Retro

July 13, 2015

AGC’s Kevin Wheatcroft Receives SPY Award

July 06, 2015

Workplace Safety Training Grants Available

June 26, 2015

OROSHA Reminds You to Prevent Heat Illness During Heat Wave

June 09, 2015

Prevent Heat Illness for Workers in Rising Temperatures

June 08, 2015

Oregon OSHA Features Fortis Safety Director

May 29, 2015

Do You Drive Distracted? Who’s Watching?

May 28, 2015

National Safety Stand-Down Reaches Millions of Workers!

May 27, 2015

Fred Shearer & Sons Takes Time for Safety Break 2015

May 26, 2015

OP-ED: Orange is the key clue for drivers

May 21, 2015

Drivers, Passengers More Likely to be Hurt in Work Zone Crashes

May 07, 2015

AGC’s 2nd VP Addresses Highway Work Zone Safety

May 06, 2015

Participate in Safety Break for Oregon

May 05, 2015

Workers Speak Out About Being Hit in Oregon Work Zones

April 30, 2015

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

April 29, 2015

Help Improve Quality & Safety on Construction Projects

April 29, 2015

Safety Week 2015: May 3–9

April 28, 2015

Safety Week Kick-Off Breakfast

April 21, 2015

Fallen Workers to be Remembered 4/28

April 10, 2015

OR Construction Companies Give $1M to OSU Safety Program

April 03, 2015

AGC of America Names Nations Safest Construction Company

March 30, 2015

11 Finalists Named in Safety Video Contest

March 23, 2015

Stand Down to Prevent Falls

March 20, 2015

Rapping About Ergonomics??

March 12, 2015

Chapter Members Receive Safety Awards

February 17, 2015

OP-ED: Safety must be embraced as a core value

January 30, 2015

Let’s Take a Fresh Look at Safety

January 26, 2015

Changes to OSHA Division 1 General Administrative Rules

January 23, 2015

Welcome New AGC Staffers

January 22, 2015

Register for the GOSH Conference

January 20, 2015

Join Safety Break for Oregon

January 07, 2015

Who’s Coming to the Annual Business Meeting?

December 03, 2014

Students: Get Your Videos Ready!

November 13, 2014

OROSHA – Adopted Changes to Oxygen-fuel Gas Standards

October 31, 2014

Oregon OSHA – Adopted Changes to Confined Spaces Standard

October 21, 2014

You Could Be 90 Seconds Away From $500

October 10, 2014

Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Cert Extended

October 01, 2014

Safety Award Training for ROSE/CSEA Applicants

September 22, 2014

Separating Workers From Traffic

September 11, 2014

SAIF Announces WC Dividend

September 10, 2014

Nominate a Safety Standout Today!

September 04, 2014

Proposed Rule: Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness

September 02, 2014

It Can Be a Dangerous Profession

August 05, 2014

Bend Workplace Safety & Health Event 9/24–25

August 04, 2014

OROSHA – Proposed Changes to Confined Spaces Standard

July 17, 2014

Technology Improves Safety

July 14, 2014

$8.5 Million WC Retro Return Announced

July 01, 2014

OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

June 30, 2014

Heat Index App From OSHA for iPhone and Android

June 18, 2014

Reducing Speed in Work Zones

June 05, 2014

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls June 2–6

June 05, 2014

GOSH Conference Accepting Safety Nominations

May 20, 2014

What Does “Safe” Mean in a Work Zone?

May 19, 2014

New ODOT Safety Video Available

May 14, 2014

AGC Takes Part in “Safety Break for Oregon”

May 07, 2014

Oregon Transportation Safety Awareness Month

April 24, 2014

Fallen Oregon Workers to be Remembered April 28

April 16, 2014

Take a Fresh Look at Work Zone Safety

April 08, 2014

Work Zone Crashes: A Regular Occurrence for Contractors

April 03, 2014

Celebrating 100 Years of Workers’ Comp

March 26, 2014

USDOT Announces Rulemaking; Task Force Members Sought

March 12, 2014

Young Worker Safety Video Contest Finalists

March 11, 2014

New Faces at AGC

March 07, 2014

Chapter Members Win Big in Vegas

February 24, 2014

Four Chapter Members in the CSEA Finals in Vegas

December 13, 2013

Scam Alert – Unauthorized Equipment Purchase Orders

November 11, 2013

Getting Ready for the Cold Weather

November 07, 2013

GHS Training Deadline is Approaching

October 22, 2013

Oregon Students Invited to Enter Safety Video Contest

October 21, 2013

SAIF Names John Plotkin as Next President and CEO

October 15, 2013

It’s Award Time: Chapter and National Safety Awards

September 25, 2013

SAIF Announces $8.8 Million Dividend for AGC

September 24, 2013

Travis Stone Joins AGC Safety Team

September 06, 2013

OR-OSHA Educates Young Workers

August 28, 2013

ROSE Awards Are On Their Way

July 25, 2013

Oregon OSHA’s proposed crane operator training rule suspended

July 11, 2013

$5.9 Million Retro Return Announced

July 08, 2013

The Heat is On…in Construction

April 29, 2013

Salem Academy Students Win Statewide Safety Video Contest

April 16, 2013

AGCA Releases New Study for National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 04, 2013

Join Safety Break for Oregon May 8

March 12, 2013

Finalists Named in Student Safety Video Contest

February 28, 2013

OR OSHA Adopted Changes – Cranes and Derricks

February 07, 2013

Spice Up Those Safety Meetings

February 05, 2013

Time to Post Your OSHA 300

January 28, 2013

Five Local AGC Members Selected as Safety Award Finalists

January 24, 2013

Recognition of Safety Excellence (ROSE) Award Winners

January 22, 2013

AGC & ClickSafety: Promote a Safe Worksite at Your Company!

January 08, 2013

Join Us at the Safety Awards Luncheon

January 08, 2013

2013 Oregon GOSH Conference Coming to Portland

December 18, 2012

We Have a New LCC at AGC

November 02, 2012

New “Employer Knowledge” OSHA Rule

September 18, 2012

It’s Award Time: ROSE and CSEA

September 13, 2012

SAIF Corporation declares $150 million dividend for policyholders

September 10, 2012

2013 GOSH Safety Awards Nominations

August 31, 2012

Changes to Federal Crane and Derrick Rules

August 07, 2012

Changes to Federal OSHA’s Strategic Partnership Program

August 03, 2012

Proposed Change to Oregon OSHA Rules

July 26, 2012

AGC SafetyPLUS – free demo

July 19, 2012

AGC Safety Team: Raising the Bar

July 11, 2012

AGC/SAIF retro return tops $5.6 million!

July 02, 2012

Safety Talk: Working in Hot Weather

June 12, 2012

Oregon OSHA Adopted Rule Changes to Division 1

April 26, 2012

Ceremony to Honor Fallen Oregon Workers

March 01, 2012

Oregon Announces 2011 Workplace Deaths

January 17, 2012

Working Safely in Winter Storms

January 05, 2012

Feds Ban Truck Driver Use of Hand Held Mobile Phones


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