News for June 2018

Safety Advisory: Giant Hogweed STAY AWAY!

Beware of Giant Hogweed – Don’t Touch This Plant A severe environmental hazard has been identified in the western portion of Virginia and in some other states. We are alerting our members who operate around vegetation of this significant hazard. Please see the attached photo/poster for more detailed information and what to do regarding the … read more


Trench Safety Stand Down coming up June 18-23

Resources available to help companies hold stand down events The National Utility Contractor Association (NUCA), the Safety Ambassadors Club and OSHA will hold a Trench Safety Stand Down June 18-23. Participating companies will take a break during the workday to have a toolbox talk or another safety activity to draw attention to the specific hazards … read more


Supervisory Training Program (STP)

August – November     Unit 1 – Unit 6 TIME: 8:00 am to 4:30 am (each day) The AGCVA Supervisory Training Program (STP) is a construction-specific training curriculum developed, updated and field-tested by and for contractors. Supervisory skill—or the lack of it—directly affects every company’s bottom line. You make your money in the field, … read more


ACE Virginia Joint Owner Forum

We continue this effort with a panel discussion with several university officials hosted by William & Mary on Monday June 18 from 3 pm to 5:30 pm the cost is $50 per person.  The panel will consist of VCU, ODU, Hampton U, Norfolk State and W & M.  Come hear and discuss the concepts and … read more