Safety Committee

AGC of Minnesota Safety Committee

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The AGC of MN Safety Committee is open to all safety professionals from member companies. These casual meetings involve discussion on hot safety topics and allow participants to share best practices. Guest speakers present on a variety of safety and loss control topics.

Meetings will always be the second Thursday of the month, September through May. Meeting times alternate between 7:00-8:30 a.m. one month and 12:00-1:30 p.m. the next month.

2019-2020 Safety Committee Schedule

Date Time Subject Matter / Topics Meeting Principal
September 12, 2019 12 noon

Select subjects / topics and volunteer principals for the next 8 meetings


Silica Rule Update

Doug Swenson
October 10, 2019 7 am

Pick Plans


Lift Planning Presentation

Doug Swenson
November 14, 2019 12 noon

Insurance/General Liability/Crisis Management



Contractor Liability & Crisis Management
Sample Buy Time Statement
Sample Crisis Management Plan

Rob Dahl (CSDZ)
December 12, 2019 7 am



Rigging Training
Presenter Contact Info

Tom Schoenecker
January 9, 2020 12 noon

Lite Duty / Return to Work


Handout: Best Practices for Injury Management

Diana Nelson
February 13, 2020 7 am

Utility Hits / Damage

Jury Verdict Against CenturyLink
ASSP Professional Development Conference
Underground Damage Prevention Event

Xcel Energy Presenter Contact Info

Moe Mahon,
Ian Vagle,
Wayne Baumgartner
March 12, 2020 12 noon DOT Clearing House / Training Updates / 
Aerial Lift Updates / ANSI
Kristin Heizman?
April 9, 2020 7 am Fall Protection, Drop Tool Protection Jessica Keeley
May 14, 2020 12 noon

Employee Engagement / Safety Mentoring

Ian Vagle
Wayne DeVoe?

2018-2019 Safety Committee Schedule

Date Time Subject Matter / Topics Meeting Principal Guest Panelist
September 13th 2018 7 am Group discussion regarding relevant topic for 2018-2019 Jerome Schmitz & Ryan Bates (Molin Concrete)  
October 11th 2018 12 noon VeroComm Network- mobile platform & Real Time Risk Solutions Josh Bernhard & Ryan Bates  
November 8th 2018 7 am Silica and MNOSHA Q & A John Boben  
December 13th 2018 12 noon

Fitness for Duty / ADA / Medical Marijuana



Job Assessment & Essential Job Functions
Job Task Analysis - Physical Demands
Job Task Analysis - Employer Validation Page
Minnesota Occupational Health brochure

Minnesota Medical THC Law
Minnesota Statutes
Minnesota Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act
Job Applicant/Employe Notification

Mike Sturgeleski & Diana Nelson  
January 10th 2019   Safety & Health Meeting canceled Safety Learning Tracks available @ AGC Construction Summit (St. Paul RiverCentre) January 22nd -23rd 2019    
February 14th 2019 12 noon Ladder Safety


Little Giant Safety Presentation
Ladder Safety Risk Topics
Josh Bernhard &
Wayne DeVoe
March 14th 2019 7 am Defensive Driving & DOT Drivers Qualification Files (State Patrol)


Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators

Non Emergency Vehicle Operations
Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Final Rule
April 11th 2019 7 am

Cancelled due to weather

May 9th 2019 7 am

Fall Protection focusing on Leading Edge, Hard vs
Soft edge, etc. - Jeff Bourbonais with Great Lakes Sales


Tool Tethering - Ergodyne

Ian Vagle