Register Today For The 2014 AGC Houston Topgolf Tournament
Join us at Houston's premier golf entertainment complex, Topgolf, for this fun event geared for golfers of all levels - beginner to advanced. This event will benefit the AGC Houston Advocacy Fund. Space is limited and the tournament is limited to the first 50 teams of four players. Register a team today before spaces run out! Click here for more information.
Congratulations to APEX 11 Award Winners!
AGC members and industry partners celebrated some of the industry's best projects at the APEX 11 Gala on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The evening also served to honor posthumously legendary AGC Houston member Leo Linbeck, Jr., Linbeck Group, LLC with the Master Builder Award.
To view photos of the winning projects, click here. To see photos of winning project teams, click here. Click here to view reception photos. See program and dinner photos here.
AGC September Safety Committee Addresses AGC/OSHA Partnership Program On September 26, the AGC Houston Safety Committee invited James Shelton, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, to answer questions about the new OSHA/AGC Houston Chapter Partnership agreement. For questions regarding the Partnership please click here or contact Director of Safety Services, Kim Mason.
Texas Construction Career Opportunities
AGC Houston and other AGC Texas chapters have joined forces to help promote careers in the commercial construction industry by launching Texasconstructioncareers.com. More than just a website that allows employers to post jobs and job seekers their resumes, the site offers a plethora of information on craft training and professional education resources, career opportunities for military veterans reentering the workforce and job fairs throughout Texas. Click here for more information about Texas ConstructionCareers.com.
OSHA Expands Requirements For Reporting Severe Injuries And Fatalities
A final rule announced September 11, 2014 requires employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The rule, which also updates the list of employers partially exempt from OSHA record-keeping requirements, will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015 for workplaces under federal OSHA jurisdiction. Read more here.