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Keep Your Calendar Full!
****Safety Committee Virtual Meeting****
Join us on February 17, 2021 (7:30 - 9 a.m.) for the next committee meeting. RSVP today.
9: Advoacy Sporting Clays Tournament at the Greater Houston Sports Club
11: National AGC Safety Awards Submittal Deadline
1: AGC Houston Scholarship Application Deadline
25: Member Mixer on the AGC Lawn
22: APEX Awards Gala at The Houstonian
18-19: BBQ Cook-Off at Pasadena Fairgrounds
UPCOMING EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
18: Women in Construction Virtual Town Hall
25: Employment Practices HR Roundtable
4: Lean Construction Program: Unites 1-7 (Virtual Option)
18: Jobsite Innovation Forum: Q1
25: Employment Practices Committee Quarterly Meeting
6: Conceptual Planning and Scheduling and Risk Mitigation
23: Texas Sales and Use Taxes For Contractors
29: Employment Practices HR Roundtable
AGC Houston Scholarship Applications Now Open
Do you know a student pursing a career in construction?
AGC Houston is pleased to announce that applications for the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence In Leadership Scholarship are now being accepted through March 1, 2021.
No application fees! For qualifications criteria and other information, click here.
A Lean Program Designed For The Commercial Construction Industry
Lean Construction Program: Units 1-7 (Virtual Option)
Begins March 4, 2021, through April 30, 2021
This class is taught online using Zoom Meetings and is a joint venture between AGC Houston, AGC of Metro DC and AGC Florida East Coast Chapters.
How lean is implemented within a construction firm can vary based on many factors, and the lean transformation is most effectively driven and planned by individuals within a firm. Following completion of this program, individuals will have a deep knowledge of both the theory and application of Lean Construction and will be able to sit for an exam to earn AGC's Certificate of Management - Lean Construction (CM-Lean) credential.
Upcoming Safety Classes
AGC Houston is proud to partner with the The Region VI OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington. The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country.
Additional classes scheduled for January. View the full list of OSHA courses here.
1-3: OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
3-5: OSHA 503: Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
8-11: ATP 191: Safety and Health Authorized Trainer
10:-18: OSHA 30-Hour For Construction
16-18: OSHA 2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
23-26: OSHA 2225: Respiratory Protection
24-25: OSHA 10-Hour For Construction
2-4: OSHA 2255: Principles of Ergonomics
8-11: OSHA 2045: Machinery And Machine Guarding Standards
10-18: OSHA 30-Hour For Construction
15-17: OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
16-18: OSHA 3115: Fall Protection
17: OSHA 503: Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
22-25: OSHA 2015: Hazard Materials
22-25: OSHA 510: Standards for Construction
Your company can participate in the largest AGC 401(k) plan in the nation if you are a member of any AGC Chapter in the state of Texas or Louisiana AGC. Contact Stephen Ellsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-296-8050 to learn more.
Qualifying members of any of the AGC-Texas Building Branch Chapters can join the CompGroup AGC for an opportunity to lower their workers compensation insurance premiums. In addition to a premium discount, members have access to a safety plan specific to the construction industry and can qualify for a group dividend. Texas Mutual policyholders have access to thousands of free training materials in our safety resource center, including a robust safety catalog, 400 free e-Learning online training courses and more. Learn more.
In response to the present situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, AGC of America (AGC) has recently produced several resources to assist construction employers as they consider any vaccine policies. Learn more here.
Join the University of Houston's College of Technology for its upcoming two-day virtual Career Fair! Employers will be able to lead group sessions as well as meet with individual students through pre-assigned 10-minute slots in a live video format.
For details, please visit their website.
COVID-19 has led construction companies to adopt new digital check-in apps that keep employees safe and jobsites symptom-free from the virus. Employers are discovering additional benefits with the use of these apps – benefits that may protect them from potential lawsuits. Read on.
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