Safety & Compliance

AGC New Mexico members participate in the Chapter’s Environmental, Health and Safety committee and subcommittees.  This vital group of safety professionals, collaborate to develop Best Practice Guidelines, share lessons learned, discuss regulatory updates and letters of interpretation from Federal sources such as OSHA, EPA and DOT/PHMSA.  

AGC Resources

We offer a variety of resources for our members regarding the following areas:

  • Safety Excellence
  • Risk Management
  • Contractor Compliance
  • AGC of America Safety and Health Newsletter. Receive the latest news and updates by joining AGC's Safety and Health E-Forum.
  • AGC Safety and Health Conference. Join more than 150 industry professionals and participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both a national and local levels, assist in the development and creation of new safety training programs and products and hear the latest initiatives from OSHA and other industry experts at this semi-annual conference.
  • AGC Safety Publications & Products. AGC offers more than 100 safety products, such as videos, publications, and training designed to improved safety and health on construction job sites.
  • National Safety Training. AGC provides a variety of safety and health training courses for the construction industry. Our classes, which are offered live and online, offer participants instruction and training that will allow them to return to their firms understanding the paramount function safety plays in the workplace.
  • AGC Safety Awards. AGC recognizes contractor members for excellence in safety through two Awards Programs: the Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) and the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA).

Fall Protection Training in the Construction Industry

Consistently, 34-39% of construction fatalities are from falls.  Each year, falls account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry, especially with small businesses.  On average, nearly 400 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls in the construction industry each year.  To assist with training on fall protection we have provided each module for download below.

Safety Training for the Focus Four Hazards in the Construction Industry

The Focus Four hazards account for the greatest number of preventable fatalities in the construction industry despite Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and special emphasis enforcement programs.  The Focus Four training program will include OSHA standards and Industry Best Practices to abate the Focus Four Hazards, how to identify locations of the Focus Four Hazards, and selection and criteria of Focus Four Hazards safety systems and equipment. To assist with training on the Focus Four Hazards we have provided each module for download below.

OSHA Resources