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OSHA Releases Controversial Silica Rule

Click here to see the ruling. AGC wishes more emphasis would have been placed on enforcement of existing standards first. As we develop resources to help our members comply, we will share them via this page, the AGC Works newsletter, safety bulletin, and at our safety forums.

OSHA moves on Penalty Increases
Read this article for a chart on what those increases could look like. Washington had just finished the penalty calculations rulemaking and implementation when this news broke. From the effective date of the increases for OSHA, Washington will have six months to evaluate our penalty structure and make needed adjustments. We’ll keep you posted as this process develops!

Construction Safety Day, 2016
Join us for Construction Safety Day 2016 – coming up on May 4th at the Washington State Fairgrounds Showplex in Puyallup. Click here for more information and to register…

April Safety Forum
Our April Safety Forum will discuss working around energized duct banks as well as an important court case that is shifting responsibility for involved contractors. This forum will be webcast, so if you are unable to attend in-person, please email Mandi Kime for dial-in details… 

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