AGC Houston follows the City of Houston Emergency Management directives and scheduled closures when inclement weather occurs. AGC Houston may close its building due to severe weather or emergencies (e.g. flooding, icy roads, power failures, etc.). We will base our building closure upon the City of Houston advisories. Stay tuned to local news for important emergency notices and road conditions. View the City of Houston Emergency Information website.
A Technology Conference Designed For Houston's A/E/C Community Set For September 22
Join your fellow colleagues in the commercial construction industry - including owners, architects, engineers, service and supply representatives - at the Solutions Thru Technology Conference to discuss technological innovations in case studies as well as the issues related to their adoption and successful implementation.
We're excited to welcome keynote speaker Scott Dadich, Editor-in-Chief, WIRED (2012-Present); Vice President, Editorial Platforms and Design, Condé Nast (2010-2012); Creative Director, WIRED (2006-2010).
OSHA Finalizes New Regulations To Improve Tracking Of Workplace Injuries And Illnesses
OSHA recently issued a rule which requires employers to 1) inform employees of their right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation, and 2) provide that procedures for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses are reasonable and don’t deter or discourage employees from reporting.
The anti-retaliation provisions, which go into effect on August 10, 2016, potentially have far-reaching implications for AGC members. For the OSHA ruling, which goes into effect January 1, 2017, click here. To read a fact sheet penned by Employment Practices Committee member Anthony Stergio, Andrews Myers, click here.
AGC/AIA Golf Tournament Raises Scholarships For ACE Mentor Houston
A big thank you to all of our sponsors and players who helped to raise $25,000 for ACE Houston Mentor. The program mentors high school students to find their way into the architecture, construction and engineering industries. The 21st annual AGC/AIA golf tournament took place at Champions Golf Club on June 20, 2016. View photos here.
We're putting on the ritz to recognize and honor firms for their excellence in construction, their contributions to the community and commitment to skill, integrity and responsibility. Polish your baubles and don your finest on Saturday, September 10, 2016 for an evening to remember. More details here.