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Fall Protection Compliance
May 3 - 2-3 p.m.

This presentation will cover how to work safely at heights, meet OSHA regulations and prevent the leading cause of death in the construction industry. We will also review the application of various fall arrest systems and how to apply them to ensure our workers can return home safely.
OSHA/AGC National Falls Stand-Down Event
May 5 - 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Join representatives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) to kick-off the 2021 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. During the session, you will hear remarks from the leaders of OSHA and AGC highlighting the importance of preventing falls in construction as well as contractor members who were recipients of the 2020 AGC/Autodesk Safety Harness Grant to address the need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women who work at heights.
NCCER is looking at revising the carpentry modules for Site Layout and Construction Drawings and needs assistance locating Subject Matter Experts. If you would be interested in participating in this project, please click the link below to the NCCER Subject Matter Expert Application website, where you can complete and submit the application. Any assistance you can provide NCCER would be greatly appreciated!
Harrison Steck, P.C.
Griffith Davison, P. C.
Peckar & Abramson
What's Happening at TEXOWhat's Happening at TEXO
Toss your rods in the back of the truck and hitch up your boats – we'll see you this Friday & Saturday for the 2021 ASA | TEXO Foundation Bass Tournament, the first event of the year for our 2021 Challenge Cup competition series, presented by Milwaukee Tool.
WHEN: Friday, April 16 (Pre-Fish Day - not mandatory) & Saturday, April 17 (Tournament Day)
WHERE: Lake Fork Marina | 275 Co Rd 1558, Alba, TX 75410
Come join us for a morning of networking and hearing from guest speaker Dr. Cortez speak on how to take charge of our lives by living with passion, working with purpose and leading with inspiration. When you nurture your passion and purpose, every single customer, team member, child you care for, partner in your life, and person in your community wins. And, you get to make the contribution you ardently desire while becoming the professional and leader you’re meant to become.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21 | 7:30-10 a.m.
WHERE: In-Person & Online Options Available
TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
• Identify who is protected by statutory liens and bonds.
• Knowi when and how to file statutory notice to protect payment rights.
• Understand the remedies available on both private and public projects.
• Find out how contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers can protect their payment rights.
• Learn what Texas laws govern payment rights on construction projects.
• Understand how the Texas Prompt Payment Acts for both public and private construction projects, encourage prompt payments.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Fort Worth Office | 417 Fulton St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Join us live and in-person for some honest-to-God networking with your fellow TEXO Members! Get ready to grab a drink (or two!) and chat with your construction industry peers at Revolver Brewing inside Texas LIVE! in Arlington.
WHEN: Thursday, April 22 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Texas LIVE! Revolver Brewing Building 5 | 1650 E Randall Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76011
In the face of pressing project deadlines and heavily competing priorities, the addition of unfamiliar Lean Construction processes or tools can feel intimidating, overwhelming, and easy to ignore in favor of what’s already known and comfortable. Because we are builders as well as operations-based Lean practitioners, we understand what you're up against. We have created The Lean Builder Workshops with you in mind: the “boots on the ground.” 
WHEN: Friday, April 23 | 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Are you struggling through anger, self-doubt and fear in quiet desperation? You are not alone. This interactive presentation focuses on how to change your view, conquer adversity and take back your life. Join us via Zoom on April 27 our first HR Forum of 2021 and get those positive feelings flowing!
WHEN: Tuesday, April 27 | 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: Via Zoom
This seminar will provide the tools to manage your claims to the best possible outcome regardless of whether you have a claim once  a year or once a week. You will also have a better understanding of the worker comp regulations and use of forms. Lunch will be provided.
WHEN: Thursday, April 29 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
Please join us at noon on April 29 as Becky Walker and Jack Baxley lead the conversation around what AIA and TEXO have been following during the 87th State Legislative Session. We are glad to welcome back Joe Oyler, Managing Director of Public Policy at the Dallas Regional Chamber, to facilitate the discussion and provide the perspective of our North Texas region.  
WHEN: Thursday, April 29 | Noon-1 p.m.
WHERE: Via Zoom
Slates Harwell LLP
Reliable Paving, Inc.
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TEXO Challenge CupTEXO Challenge Cup
Platinum: Milwaukee Tool
Gold: Mogul Wealth, Prime Controls, TDIndustries
Title Sponsor: Neal & Associates
Saturday Lunch Sponsor: Eyesite Surveillance
Raffle Prize Sponsors: CORE Construction, GMi
Large Mouth Bass Sponsors: Brandt, Polk Mechanical
Small Mouth Bass Sponsor: Daniel Steel
Member Discount ProgramsMember Discount Programs
CompGroup AGC is a registered safety group formed to administer the workers' compensation program underwritten by Texas Mutual for building construction contractors that are members of the AGC. They offer expert claim oversight, specialized loss prevention services, including extensive practical safety information, workshops and special educational events. Call Julie Schatz @ 972-770-4444 or email the CompGroupAGC@RobertsandCrow.com to get information on how your agent can access this competitive program.
Through Reliant Energy’s partnerships with AGC Texas Building Branch, TEXO members receive exclusive benefits for using and promoting Reliant Energy for electric service.
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