Though each situation is unique, any organization can be better prepared if it plans carefully, puts emergency procedures in place, and practices for emergencies of all kinds. We have provided helpful information for you and your company below.
AGC Houston COVID-19 Recommended Practices for Construction Jobsites
We will continue to monitor the situation and will update it as needed.
Guidelines for Creation of Inclement Weather Preparedness Plan
The AGC Houston Safety Committee created this document to provide employers with tools and resources to support preparedness efforts.
Department of Labor - OSHA Evacuation Plans and Procedures eTool
OSHA provides many resources online for creating emergency preparedness plans.
AGC of America COVID-19 Resources
AGC is committed to providing our members with valuable resources and updates during these challenging times. Please check out this resource for additional information.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA resources include the National Hurricane Center and forecasts.
City of Houston Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Houstonians
A guide with detailed information about the types of federal, state and local disaster-assistance services available, for all Houstonians impacted by the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.
OSHA Disaster Cleanup & Recovery PPE Matrix
Workers engaged in disaster cleanup and recovery activities may be exposed to a variety of hazards. A comprehensive list of potential hazards and controls, sorted by common tasks, can be found in OSHA's Hurricane eMatrix. Specialized operations, such as electrical power restoration, hazardous materials response, or confined space entry require controls specified in the applicable OSHA standards.
OSHA Emergency Preparedness and Response
These Emergency Preparedness and Response pages provide information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs.
Ensuring Food Safety in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster
If any type of unexpected emergency strikes your community, you may not have access to fresh food, water or electricity for days, maybe weeks. The City of Houston Health Department has published "Post Disaster Guidelines and Procedures" and offer additional resources related to food protection.