Construction Association Strives to Bring Contractors Safely Home

Jul 09, 2015, 13:34 ET from Carolinas Associated General Contractors

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry met with Carolinas AGC (CAGC) members recently to applaud the Association's efforts to reduce the number of construction job site accidents through its education and safety training efforts—including the most recent initiative, Safely Home.

Safely Home core components include: an alliance agreement with North Carolina Department of Labor; a commitment to eliminate obstacles to employers by offering appropriate and affordable safety training; establishing single safety training pricing for association members and non-members; free work zone safety training; a construction safety conference ; and sharing construction related safety resources with everyone in the industry.

"Nothing you do is more important than safety—and CAGC is to be commended for your Safely Home campaign," the Commissioner said. (Watch the short video of Labor Commissioner Berry speaking on CAGC's safety efforts.)

To learn more search #SafelyHome on social media or contact CAGC's Vice President of Professional Development Bill Stricker (, or CAGC CEO and President Dave Simpson (

Join us at CAGC's HR & Safety Conference, to be held in Greenville, SC July 30-31 in conjunction with the Construction Divisions Conference and Industry Summit. (Both events are open to members and non-members.)

Carolinas AGC is the construction industry association in the Carolinas, bringing value to our thousands of members through networking, government relations, job leads, meeting with owners/designers, education and training involving such issues as safety and open shop, and community development. Visit us at, connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

Media Contact: Lori McGovern, Carolinas AGC, +1-704-372-1450, ext. 5227,

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