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2015 Fall Lunch with the Board

Yesterday, November 19th, we had a great turn-out in the Idaho AGC Education Center for our Fall Lunch with the Board event.  Over a lunch catered by John Berryhill, new members, old members, and our board were treated to a presentation from Jeff Sayer, Director of Commerce, on his expectations for Idaho's future growth and development, and his reflections on the importance of teaming up to solve the growing problem of workforce shortage within the construction and trades industries, citing the Idaho AGC's WeBuildIdaho.org initiative as a strong move in the right direction.

Toolbox Talks "Working and Drinking Alcohol" - November 19, 2015

Working and Drinking Alcohol

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

Drinking alcohol on the job is not permitted. In many workplaces, 20 to 25% of accidents involve intoxicated people injuring themselves and innocent victims.

Consider these facts:

Toolbox Talks "Scaffolds: Safe Work Practices - November 12, 2015

Scaffold: Safe Work Practices

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

Failure to follow safe work practices when using scaffolds is a major cause of scaffolding related accidents. To ensure safety, learn to recognize hazards, and always use these safe work practices:

 

Boise Safety Fest Registration is Open!

Please read the following announcement from the Boise Safety Fest Team:

MSA Releases Safety Notice for Workman Self-retracting Lanyards

MSA issued the attached User Notices regarding Workman 30' and 50' self-retracting lanyards (SRLs) manufactured between January 2015 and August 2015. Please check your projects/sites for the model numbers/dates listed below:

You can view the Safety Product Notice for the Workman 30 HERE.

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