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Committed to Safety
PROMOTING THE HEALTH AND SAFETY
of professionals who work on and off jobsites is one of AGC Houston's core values.
Each month, the commercial construction industry members who make up the
AGC Houston Safety Committee meet
to discuss vital information regarding
new safety standards, jobsite investigations, educational courses and programs, employer citations, employer
responsibilities as well as complying
with Occupational Health And Safety
Chaired by Susan Phillips, Tellepsen,
and David Hales, Peterson Beckner
Industries, Inc., the Safety Committee is
open to all members interested in promoting the safety and education of the
construction industry. In working toward
establishing a safer workplace, the Safety
Committee taps the extensive knowledge
of risk management experts who are well
versed in their industry and includes
representatives of the OSHA North and
The large and diverse committee
is composed of upper management
representatives, risk managers, safety
directors, attorneys, insurance representatives, machine and equipment representatives and other industry professionals.
Some of the committee's key members
were instrumental in developing a partnership agreement with OSHA, which
was officially signed September 4, 2014.
To date, six AGC Houston member companies have signed a partnership agreement and other members are pending
"I encourage all interested AGC Houston
members to attend these monthly meetings. They are extremely informative and
provide a means for all types of companies
to discuss health and safety risks that affect
their businesses," stated Director of Safety
Services, Kim Mason.
The Safety Committee meets the
last Friday of every month at the AGC
Houston office from 7:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
For more details, contact Kim Mason at
Houston AGC Safety Committee Objectives:
* Promote injury and accident prevention through the sharing of knowledge, best
practices and lessons learned in construction safety;
* Support the commercial construction industry through mentoring of new
* Provide support and serve as a resource in the development of comprehensive safety
and loss prevention programs;
* Provide safety outreach programs with local and state regulatory agencies.
Earlier this year, Safety Committee volunteers formed a subcommittee to pinpoint
key focus areas that include:
* Increasing member involvement in Safety Committee;
* Increasing knowledge of regulatory issues impacting commercial construction industry;
* Working with industry partners to create path for careers in safety.
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In Memoriam: Remembering AGC Houston Members
Midyear Meeting Recognizes Excellence in Safety
AGC Houston Members Recognized at Texas Building Branch 2015 Convention
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Cornerstone - Fall 2015