The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CAL-OSHA) has convened an advisory committee to provide input on possible changes to the recently implemented COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The virtual meetings spanned three days starting on Thursday, February 11th and ending on Tuesday, February 16th.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) is pleased to announce the hire of David Mercer as the Director of Labor Relations for Northern California.
Black Americans have contributed to the foundation and framework of how we live, work, and play, but often, those stories go unreported and unnoticed. Black History Month presents an opportunity to elevate the voices and stories of Black Americans who have shaped the construction industry and celebrate their impact.
AGC of America has announced that the AGC Student Chapter at California State University, Chico (Chico State) was named the winner of the “Outstanding Student Chapter: Community Service Award.” The Community Service Award is granted to Student Chapters that epitomize supporting, engaging and benefiting the community through service.
AGC of California (AGC) welcomed more than 300 attendees at its virtual Installation & Awards Gala on Thursday, January 28, 2021. The prestigious black-tie event kicked off a great start to 2021 with hundreds gathering safely behind their screens and celebrating momentous successes in a challenging year.
AGC of California Joins with BuildOUT California: World’s First Industry Association Dedicated to Sustainable Growth of LGBTQ+ Owned and Certified Businesses
Partnership Shows Strong Commitment to LGBTQ+ Businesses and Entrepreneurs from Premiere Organization for Contracting & Construction Industry
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and AGC Construction Education Foundation (www.agc-ca.org) have launched a landmark new partnership with BuildOUT California (www.buildoutcalifornia.org), the world’s first industry association dedicated to the sustainable growth of LGBTQ+ owned and certified businesses. The collaboration with California’s premiere organization representing the construction and contracting industry is the latest example of BuildOUT California’s rapid and respected impact on its member organizations. Founded in the middle of 2020, BuildOUT has quickly become recognized at all levels of the State government and by industry leaders across the board.
The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and AGC Construction Education Foundation (AGC CEF), in partnership with construction technology provider HammerTech, are pleased to announce the recipients of the AGC Safety Professional Scholarship! The scholarship, valued at approximately $1,500 each, has been awarded to four individuals who are current safety professionals pursuing additional/advanced certification at AGC member companies.
Last week, AGC of California earned a major victory for contractors working on projects which require the disposal of treated wood waste. Earlier this month, California Department Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) notified companies that regulations that allowed for treated wood waste to be handled with alternative management standards were set to expire after December 31, 2020. After that date, all hazardous treated wood waste managed in California would have had to be stored and manifested as hazardous waste and transported to class I hazardous waste landfills for disposal.
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced virtually every sector of the California economy to shut down in the spring of 2020, our team at Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) rolled up our sleeves and got to work. Learn more about AGC of California and the industry's response in our COVID-19 report.
Based on the new Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulations for COVID-19 Prevention, we recognize that members have a higher need for on-site COVID-19 testing. For that reason, AGC of California is proud to partner with Innovative Human Performance Safety (IHP Safety) to bring our members on-site diagnostic polymerize chain reaction (PCR) testing for COVID-19. This testing is considered highly reliable and results have an average 24-hour turnaround period.