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AGC of America COVID-19 Vaccine Resources 

In response to media reports of hesitancy among construction workers to get vaccinated, AGC of America has gathered a host of resources about the COVID-19 vaccines, their safety and their effectiveness that you can use in your education efforts. In addition to vaccine-specific information, they also have resources to assist with vaccine policies. Click HERE to access those resources.

AGC Houston Hosts August Member Mixer

On August 19, 2021, we held our August Member Mixer at Crisp in the Heights. Huge thanks to our members and sponsors for making the event a huge success!

For event photos, please visit our Facebook gallery. 
Thanks to our sponsors:
Polk Mechanical Company, LLC
Sigma Marble Granite and Tile
Grant Mackay Company, Inc. 
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AGC Houston Hosts Safety & HR Meeting

On August 19, 2021, we hosted a Safety & HR joint meeting, where we discussed the latest OSHA info, temporary staffing, your responsibilities regarding training and injuries, and COVID FAQs.


We had a special visit from the Texas Brotherhood Ride team, who spoke on their mission to honor fallen First Responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice of serving their community. Their goal is to bring awareness to these tragedies by riding 1,000 miles over the course of 14 days. If you would like to support Texas Brotherhood Ride, please click here.


Huge thanks to Arch-Con Corporation for sponsoring breakfast!


Thanks to our speakers:
James Shelton, OSHA - Houston North
Texas Brotherhood Ride Team Members: Layton Peschke, Erich Carter, Rob Hyatt
Anthony G. Stergio, Andrews Myers, PC

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UPCOMING EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

You're not going to want to miss out on AGC Houston's professional development programs! These courses are intended for the following construction professionals: Superintendents, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Accounting Staff, Project Support Staff, Project Executives, Business Development, Technology Support Staff and more!

SEPTEMBER

13 - October 5: BIM Units 1-4 VIRTUAL PROGRAM

OCTOBER

1: Texas Sales and Use Taxes for Contractors

5: Conceptual Planning, Scheduling, and Risk Mitigation 

15: Texas Lien Laws

15: Advanced Texas Lien Laws

19 - November 16: Project Manager Development Program 2.0 

 

Missed a course? We've got you covered! You can purchase recordings of previous courses here

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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.

View the full list of OSHA UT-A courses here.

SEPTEMBER

7- 10: OSHA 2045: Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

8 - 16: OSHA 30 - Hour

13 - 16: OSHA 511: Standards for General Industry

14 - 16: OSHA 3115: Fall Protection 

17: OSHA 7205: Health Hazard Awareness

20 - 23: OSHA 500: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction

21 - 23: OSHA 2264: Permit-Required Confined Space Entry 

27 - 30: OSHA 501: Trainer Course in OSHA Standards General Industry

27 - 29: OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

29 - October 1: OSHA 503: Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
 

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What does Full Approval of The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Mean?

The FDA has now fully approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for all people ages 12 and up. So what does that mean for employers and contractors? Anthony "Tony" Stergio, Attorney of Andrews Myers, P.C., covers all of the information you need to know on our COVID-19: Construction Industry Resources page.

S&B welcomes Sam Mavalwalla to the S&B Family of Companies

S&B welcomes Sam Mavalwalla to the S&B Family of Companies, where he will serve as Chief Information Officer reporting to Sandy Lee, SVP of Project Services. Sam joins S&B from Just Energy, where he served as Chief Information Officer and VP of Business Intelligence before that. While at Just Energy, he led a global team of IT professionals and directed its technology transformation to modernize the organization’s core infrastructure and critical applications.

As Chief Information Officer at S&B, Sam will oversee the strategic direction of Information Technology for the S&B Family of Companies and seek opportunities for technologic advancement in S&B’s EPC capabilities. 

“Sam recognizes the tremendous role that technology will play in our industry in the next five years,” Sandy said. “His experience in scaling and integrating technology across businesses and geographies will be an asset to S&B now and in the future. We are thrilled to have him on the team.” Sam has more than 15 years of experience in information management and systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

 

Get Your AGC of America Convention Started Off Right by Joining S. Florida AGC & Milwaukee for the Florida Golf Challenge

The South Florida AGC invites AGC of America Convention attendees & AGC Equipment,Technology & Construction Solutions Expo attendees to join us for; The Florida Golf Challenge, benefitting Give Kids The World Village, a nonprofit resort in Kissimmee, Florida, that provides week-long, cost-free wish vacations to critically ill children and their families.


The Florida Golf Challenge Presented by The South Florida AGC takes place at Hawks Landing, which is on property at the Marriott World Center and steps away from the AGC of America Convention & AGC Equipment, Technology & Construction Solutions Expo.


Join us on Wednesday, September 21, for a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and play alongside fellow convention goers for some great prizes and bragging rights. Your entry fee includes a light breakfast, access to on-course bars, on-course games, a tournament shirt, and an awards lunch with some great raffle prizes.

Please click here to register. 

 

Brookstone to Host Blood Drive Honoring Two Employees Battling Cancer 

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