Voice of the Construction Industry

 

 

 

 

Committee representation is organized to ensure that we make the

most effective use of the time, skills and knowledge of board members.

Below is a list of current Alberta Construction Association committees, representatives and a brief description.

 

AB Construction Safety Association (ACSA)

The mission of the Alberta Construction Safety Association is to provide quality advice and education for the construction industry that will reduce human suffering and financial costs associated with workplace incidents.

FMCA Rep:  Steve McGregor

Wood Buffalo Regional Safety Committee (WBRSC)
They are comprised of representatives from construction and trades associations, along with worker members for the purpose of providing a communication link between the employers and the Association's Board of Directors. The committees will be active in identifying regional and trade-specific health and safety training needs. They will also be involved in developing solutions to safety problems in the construction industry, particularly at the local level.
FMCA Rep: n/a

ACA  – Board of Director’s
Must be able to subordinate the individuals company and local construction association's interests for the good of the construction industry as a whole.  The ACA board is to solve industry problems and attain common goals and furthering the purpose of the ACA and helping to meet its objectives while inspiring others to take action and contribute their best.
FMCA Rep: Charles Iggulden
COOLNet AB
COOLNet is owned and operated by the 8 Local Provincial Associations.  Meetings are held on an add-need basis to discuss upgrades and/or issues identified by users.
FMCA Rep: Steve Clarke

ACA  – Government Action

Objectives:

  • Recommend proactive initiatives with respect to improving legislation and regulation impacting the construction business.
  • Respond to public discussion papers or public legislative forums.
  • Assist with the preparation of briefs and submissions to government.
FMCA Rep: Charles Iggulden

ACA  – Standard Practices

Objectives:

  •  Promote standards of credibility, integrity and professionalism in the industry.
  • Facilitate through standard practices documents and policies the relationship between members, owners and their consultants.
FMCA Rep: Charles Iggulden

ACA  – Safety/WCB

Objectives:

  •  Recommend proactive initiatives with respect to (1) improving safety legislation and regulation impacting the construction business and (2) presenting industry views on issues related to the Alberta Works Compensation Board.
  • Respond to public discussion papers or public legislation forums.
  • Assist with the preparation of briefs and submissions to government, the Workers Compensation Board, and/or other related organizations
  • Provide liaison to related organizations including the Industry Task Force (ITF) and Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA),
FMCA Rep: Charles Iggulden

ACA - Research & Technology

Objectives:

  • Assist ACA to champion research and technology adoption to improve Alberta construction industry performance.
  • Assist ACA to become a construction research and technology information resource for member companies.
  • Foster stakeholder collaboration in support of research and technology adoption in Alberta's construction industry.
FMCA Rep: Charles Iggulden