The Involved Normal Contractors (AGC) of Missouri has promoted Brandon Anderson to vice president safety and named Doug Foley as safety consultant. 

Leonard Toenjes, CAE, and AGCMO president manufactured the announcement.

Anderson, a Troy resident, brings far more than 24 many years of encounter in the design market to his new placement.  Prior to joining AGCMO in 2020 as protection specialist, he was employed by the Missouri Section of Transportation for 17 a long time, like 15 many years as a guide security instructor. 

At AGCMO, he develops, qualified prospects and facilitates protection education and also serves as facilitator for AGCMO’s OSHA Partnership, conference quarterly with the spot director from the St. Louis OSHA business and member companies. He also delivers staffing for various AGCMO committees, which includes the Security Committee, Security Forum, Hefty Freeway and Infrastructure Joint MoDOT Committee and the Psychological Health/Suicide Avoidance in Construction Committee.  He also is chairperson of the St. Louis Council of Building Consumer’s Safety Committee.

Anderson is licensed as an teacher in 1st assist, CPR and AED (both of those adult & pediatric) by the Countrywide Security Council. He also is a qualified instructor in tumble security, such as EM385 24-hr. fall defense proficient person, capable person, devices inspector and conclude person and is a certified ATSSA website traffic control supervisor, just to title a handful of.

“Safety and the health and wellness of our workforce have grow to be a top precedence for the duration of the pandemic,” Toenjes explained. “Brandon has contributed drastically to the expansion and assistance for our Psychological Health and fitness & Suicide Avoidance Method, which include our Pledge of HOPE marketing campaign. 

“Our 12 toolbox talks, formulated with Washington College in St. Louis, our marketing campaign products and approach have acquired nationwide notice, with contractors from all around the state inquiring for our help.”

Toenjes also reported Anderson will be a important section of AGCMO’s thrust for employee wellness.

“Unfortunately, U.S. development has 1 of the optimum suicide fees between all professions and carries the bodyweight of a male-dominated, ‘tough guy’ picture that generally prevents individuals from inquiring for aid,” reported Toenjes.  “COVID-19 has set further strain on our staff, many of whom are now coping with high physical strain, injuries, extensive hrs and journey. 

“Our target is to allow building personnel know it’s ok to question for support and to spot experienced individuals on every single big job site that can realize staff who may possibly be encountering problems.”