Stand DownAnnual Construction Industry Stand Down For Safety Focusing On Fall Protection May 4-15, 2015

AGC Houston and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are partnering to promote Fall Protection during the 2015 Safety Stand Down May 4-15, 2015. Multiple construction organizations will be supporting this industry-wide effort to emphasize and promote jobsite safety. For the past 12 years, Houston members have been key supporters  of the event – leading safety performance at the city, state and national levels.

The week-long event is dedicated to Fall Protection and provides participating companies the flexibility of scheduling  Safety Stand Down demonstrations on their jobsites. As in previous years, AGC Houston will recognize all participating member companies with an award at the MidYear Meeting.


To proactively refocus our attention on jobsite safety and heighten employee awareness for working safely.


General and specialty contractor members of sponsoring organizations and associations in the construction industry across the state and nation.


Download and fill out the attached form and be sure to visit the official OSHA Safety Stand Down web page for greater details. Contact AGC Houston Director of Safety Services Kim Mason to document your company’s participation.

Deadline for submitting is May 20, 2015

All companies will be recognized at the mid-year meeting for their participation. Certificates will be given to each participating company. Awards will be available for purchase only. An order form will be available soon.


Would you like to have an AGC Houston member come to your jobsite for free and hold a Safety Stand-Down? Contact the following companies for more information:

Enrique Garza
Compliance  Safety Consulting

Message Center: (866) 783-4832
Fax: (832) 243-1924
Mobile: (281) 979-2712

Henry Portillo
HP Safety Consulting

(713) 775-7163

Lonquist Risk Management Services
Paul Johnson

Office: (713) 559-9996
Mobile: (281) 979-4230
Fax: (713) 559-9959

Ryan Falerman

Office: (214) 250-4059
Mobile: (214) 250-4059
Fax: (832-553-3200

Brandon J. Boyd
Salus Consulting Services, LLC

Mobile: (832) 877-3010
Fax: (888) 979-9249

In addition, James Shelton, M.S., Compliance Assistant Specialist, Houston North OSHA Area Office has offered his expertise.

James Shelton, M.S.
Houston North OSHA Area Office

690 S Loop 336 West, Suite 400
Conroe, Texas 77304
Phone: (281) 591-2438 xt: 227
Fax: (281) 999-7457

To view specific details on how to prepare for a successful Safety Stand Down, and for more information about the National Safety Stand Down, click here. For information about OSHA’s national Fall Protection Campaign, click here.

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