Each year, falls are the leading cause of fatal accidents in the construction industry nationwide. Hundreds of construction workers fall to their deaths annually.
The construction industry in general has more fatal accidents than any other... (Read More)
On June 5, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced the launch of Phase 2 of the state's COVID-19 recovery plan. Under this phase, all construction projects, including new work can resume.
While it's exciting that men and women are returning to... (Read More)
If there is one demographic the construction industry must do a better job at targeting, it is women. Yet, there have been longstanding misconceptions and inequities that have prevented women from becoming a large part of the national construction... (Read More)
Let's start by agreeing that good health is the foundation for a good life.
If you agree with that statement, you'll want to hear about why AGC of Washington focuses as much as we do on our Health Benefit Trust. If you're not already part of the... (Read More)
Whew, ready or not, here comes summer! As the summer construction season begins to ramp up in earnest, it’s important to remember a few important safety tips. These tips will help protect your team’s health and your own, as well.
With safety... (Read More)
The new coronavirus (COVID-19) is making headlines all over the world. During the course of the last few weeks, the state and federal government have taken unprecedented measures to prevent its spread.
With one of America's main outbreaks in the... (Read More)
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact all industries across the globe. As a result, it's important for all of us to comply with federal, state and local regulations, guidelines and measures. This means adhering to "social distancing"... (Read More)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says every year more than 150,000 accidents occur on construction job sites across America. We all know construction is dangerous, but there's plenty you can do to protect yourself, your team members and your... (Read More)
When you think of AGC of Washington, think of one thing: a member-driven organization with excellent benefits.
But if you're new to our organization, it's a fair question to ask what exactly we offer with membership. When you sign up to join our... (Read More)