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Associated General Contractors of New Hampshire

AGC of NH News

AGC of America Releases Summary and Explanation on OSHA's COVID-19 ETS
AGC of America has released a comprehensive summary that addresses many questions from the construction industry on OSHA's COVID-19 ETS. As with all rules, expect that changes can occur. The document, which can be found HERE, covers compliance timelines, exceptions, and regulatory requirements (such as testing, reporting, and employer policies). AGC of NH will continue to update members on important resources and changes related to this issue.
OSHA Vaccine/Testing Mandate Coming Soon
On Nov. 1st, the White House completed its final review of the OSHA emergency temporary standard (ETS), signaling its imminent release. The OSHA ETS will require employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested for infection on at least a weekly basis. AGC of America will be hosting a WebEd Series (at no cost to AGC members) entitled: “Preparing for the OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine/Testing Mandate” held Nov. 8 through Nov. 11.

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June 2021 Construction Inflation Alert
AGC of America has released its newly revised June edition of the Construction Inflation Alert, which informs project owners, government officials, and the public about the extreme cost increases and supply-chain disruptions affecting construction. According to the report, the cost of lumber rose 111% in 2021, while housing leaped 31% during the same period. Learn more about how these increases and others have affected the construction industry, and how AGC of America recommends the issues be addressed, by downloading the Construction Inflation Report Alert here.
AGC of NH Releases 2021 Legislative Report
The association has released its 2021 Legislative Report highlighting all the priority bills we followed and testified on this session. AGC followed some 50 bills in 2021 on topics ranging from building, highway, environment, and human resources. The report can be found in its entirety here.
NHDOT Updates COVID-19 Guidelines for Construction Sites
The NH Department of Transportation (NHDOT) has released an updated May 2021 version of its COVID-19 Recommended Guidelines and Procedures for all workers on NHDOT construction sites. The recommendations include questions for workers regarding potential symptoms, preventing exposure and limiting transmission of the virus, and worksite prevention practices. All updates are in line with recent CDC changes. The full document of recommendation can be dowloaded here.
2021 Legislative Action
Since January, AGC has been hard at work attending virtual legislative sessions and submitting testimony on important bills. This year’s top bills include wildlife impact permitting, the definition of prime wetlands, third party building inspections, project labor agreements, and speed limits. Click here to learn more about these bills and their status in the legislature.
AGC of NH Releases 2021 Training Guide
The association has released a comprehensive guide for our 2021 training programs. AGC has partnered with several other chapters and organizations to provide important safety and HR training courses at a discount for members. Inside, you'll find detailed descriptions of the various online and in-person training courses that include prices and links to register for every class. Courses include Rigging and Inspection, HAZWOPER, Hand & Finger Injury Prevention, Construction Supervision, OSHA 10-Hour, and Project Management Development, among many others. Download the 2021 NH Training Guide HERE.
AGC of NH Releases 2020 Annual Report
The association has released its 2020 Annual Report. The report outlines AGC's many successes over the past year, such as legislative efforts and AGC's role in developing COVID-19 job site safety guidelines. Download the 2020 AGC Annual Report HERE.
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