Thank you Associated General Contractors (AGC) of MN for honoring AP as a 2020 CHASE Level II participant. AP has participated in the CHASE program since 2003. “[They] lead this thing from the beginning. They were one of the very first ones that we have signed on. … 17 years later, you can thank them that we’re still here because their performance has helped us get here.” Stated Doug Swenson, AGC Director of Safety & Field Training.
In 2002, the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota (AGC) and Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MNOSHA) met to discuss a partnership charter that acknowledged the need to provide a safe and healthy work environment in the construction industry. The result was the Construction Health and Safety Excellence (CHASE) Minnesota partnership agreement.
According to the MN Department of Labor and Industry, the specific goals of CHASE Minnesota are:
The CHASE Minnesota program is a three-level award, designed to recognize AGC member contractors for their safety programs and performance.