• News for Safety Service & Training News

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    On June 23rd, 2017, AGC MA held its annual Safety Breakfast, sponsored by AON Construction Services Group at the Boston College Club to honor 48 members achieving excellence in safety.  Congratulations to all of the winners!  The National Safety Award recognizes firms that have developed and successfully implemented industry-leading safety standards across its portfolio of work. The award ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Safety Service & Training News
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    AGC MA was recently awarded first place in NASA within the category for Chapters with 100-200 General Contracting Members. The AGC Chapter Safety Awards are based on a weighted average of participation and overall incidence rate of the Chapter’s general contract members. Congratulations to AGC MA members for achieving this noteworthy accomplishment continuing our mission in Building ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, Safety Service & Training News
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Bob Kunz presented the CPWR Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) at the AGC MA OSHA 30 in March. The highly engaging discussion posed the question to attendess; "CAN WORKERS TELL WHEN THERE’S AN ALIGNMENT BETWEEN WHAT MANAGEMENT OR SUPERVISORS SAY ABOUT SAFETY AND WHAT IS ACTUALLY DONE ON THE JOBSITE?", they responded with a resounding yes. The use of Signage and Orientations (new employee and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety Service & Training News
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    The Young Safety Professionals, (YSP), is the newest committee joining AGC MA.  The group was formed with the mission to provide a better understanding of what it’s like to be a new, young emerging safety professional in the construction industry.  The YSP is comprised of several General Contractors such as Dimeo, Columbia Construction, Suffolk and Consigli, to name just a few.  With each company ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    The AGC Human Resources Committee’s most recent program featured a panel discussion on the implications for employers of the recreational marijuana referendum passed by Massachusetts voters last year.  Michael Harrington, Esq. of Murtha Cullina and Jim Moore of eScreen joined a cross-section of construction human resources and safety personnel to discuss the law in the context of current employer ...read more
    Categories: AGC MA News, General Industry News, Safety Service & Training News, Member News
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has submitted a proposed Ordinance to the City Council that will “require all permit applicants to swear and affirm their company/individuals work histories and allowing for department Commissioners to deny or revoke a permit based on safety concerns including company and/or individual OSHA violations.” The proposed ordinance is in response to the recent, tragic trench ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy | Public Affairs, AGC MA News, General Industry News, Safety Service & Training News
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    Employers expect to hire over 25,000 OHS professionals in the next five years (2012 – 2017) of which 71% will be safety professionals, and of that, 76% expect to have bachelor’s degrees. Contributing to the demand for a qualified workforce is the “graying” (retiring) of current professionals creating a need for new safety professionals who will outpace the number of baccalaureate-prepared ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    Recognizing AGC Contractor Members for Safety Excellence Since 1926, the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort to offer AGC members an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. NASA compares a member's safety record with other AGC members according to the member size and construction type. To be eligible, AGC contractor members must have participated in the ...read more
    Categories: Safety Service & Training News

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