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Toolbox Talks " Fire Extinguishers" - December 17, 2015

Fire Extinguishers

INTRODUCTION

1. Review any accidents or "near accidents" from the past week.

2. Describe the hazards of the work as they relate to your project. Explain or show the SAFE way of doing the job.

3. Give the TOOL BOX SAFETY TALK

2016 Safety & Environmental Calendar

Get a jump start on your 2016 safety program.  Sign up today for any of the classes you see on this calendar or contact Kristy Watson directly if you need onsite training for your company.

2016 Safety & Environmental Calendar

Toolbox Talks "Assured Equipment Grouding" - December 10, 2015

Assured Equipment Grounding Program

INTRODUCTION

1. Review any accidents or "near accidents" from the past week.

2. Describe the hazards of the work as they relate to your project. Explain or show the SAFE way of doing the job.

3. Give the TOOL BOX SAFETY TALK

2015 National AGC Safety Awards

It’s that time of the year to submit your company’s application for the 2015 National AGC Safety Awards.  This year we had 3 companies receive this award that was presented at our annual convention last week; Owyhee Construction, CSDI Construction and Rivers West Construction.  We would like to see more of you be recognized for your efforts in keeping your job sites safe!  To receive an award you must participate three years in a row, so if you have never submitted before now is a good time to start.  I have attached the program description and application.  Please fill this out and submit

Save the Date: OSHA Construction Partnership Meeting

As a reminder, the 2015 Annual OSHA Construction Partnership meeting will be held on 11 December 2015 at the headquarters of AECOM, previously known as URS Energy and Construction, located at 720 Park Boulevard in Boise, Idaho. The meeting will be held in the Central Plaza Auditorium. Sign in will begin at 12:30 pm. The event will start at 1:00 pm and conclude by 4:30 pm.  Please park in the eastern most parking lot and not in the Ram Restaurant's main customer parking lot. A map with parking instructions for the event is attached.

Lewiston Hill Project On U.S. 95 Wins National Asphalt Paving Quality Award

LEWISTON - The recent U.S. 95 Lewiston Hill reconstruction project has received a National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) award. Knife River Construction, the project’s prime contractor, won the award for paving, producing a product nearly twice as smooth as the alllowable standard for initial quality.

The award will be presented Feb. 10, 2016, to Knife River during the NAPA annual meeting in La Quinta, California.

Toolbox Talks "Forklift Trucks" - December 3, 2015

Forklift Trucks

INTRODUCTION

1. Review any accidents or "near accidents" from the past week.

2. Describe the hazards of the work as they relate to your project. Explain or show the SAFE way of doing the job.

3. Give the TOOL BOX SAFETY TALK

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