Safety is a bond that unites us. It’s our connection to each other and to something bigger than ourselves. Connection strengthens us because it means we work together to build a stronger industry by creating a safe environment for our workers. A safe environment is a supportive environment, one in which we demonstrate that we are here for each other and our common good in every possible way.
AGC of California’s Safety and Health Council is proud to provide the tools and resources necessary to help employers ensure that everyone can do their work and return home safely every day. As part of our commitment to promoting safety, we have provided a list of talking points that can be used to facilitate daily toolbox talks, as well as comprehensive training modules that cover key safety topics such as Fall Protection, Ladder Use, and Silica for a more comprehensive training experience. When we’re connected and supported, we are better able to help ourselves and our teams stay present and focused on the job.
We ask that each AGC of California member participate in Safety Week with focused discussions each day and additional training to better our individual companies and our industry. Utilize the resources below to guide your efforts:
- Checklist for a Successful Tailgate Talk
- Silica in Construction
- Fall Prevention
- Hardhat Safety
- Confined Space
- Mobile Equipment Safety
- Resources – Construction Safety Week
- How to choose a ladder
- Safety before the first step Werner Ladder
- Silica & dust management
- Safety while climbing ladders
- Fall protection ABC’s
Looking for other opportunities to train employees? AGC of California’s Training & Education Department regularly offers safety and health WebEds!
Developing a “Culture of Safety”
Brian Mello, AGC of California, Associate Vice President, Engagement & Regulatory Affairs, has written an accompanying article “Culture of Safety,” outlining why this mindset is the foundation of a successful construction company.
2022 Safety Week — Tailgate Talks
Silica Safety Tailgate Talk
Monday – Silica in Construction
Fall Prevention Tailgate Talk
Tuesday – Fall Prevention
Head Protection Tailgate Talk
Wednesday – Hardhat Safety
Confined Space Tailgate Talk
Thursday – Confined Space
Mobile Equipment Safety Tailgate Talk
Friday – Mobile Equipment Safety
Safety & Health Council Safety Week Subcommittee:
Cole Davis | Corporate Safety Director, Nova Group Inc.
Alamgir Mand | CEO, Dozer.ai
Shawn Ledbetter | Regional Manager – Safety, Milwaukee Tool
Steve Lee | Regional Director of Safety, Shawmut Design and Construction
Travis Walker | Area Safety Manager, ACCO Engineered Systems
Approved By AGC of California Safety & Health Council