Category Archives: rope access

Geotechnical News Article: Safe Work on Dangerous Slopes

The March 2018 issue of Geotechnical News, a leading publication on the geotechnical field, features an article from AGHP Members John Duffy, Marc Fish, and Colby Barrett. The piece, which was invited by GN Editor Richard Guthrie and who also provided an introduction to the article, highlights AGHP’s role in the industry and focuses on […]

Call for Volunteers AGHP Focal Point Workshop

The Association of Geohazard Professionals is currently developing industry workshops to help educate owners and potential designers of geohazard mitigation structures. Tentatively called “Focal Point Workshops”, these workshops are aimed at highlighting the strengths of AGHP members and the state-of-the-art of the geohazard industry. The workshops would be one-day or half day standalone events comprising […]

Call for Abstracts 18th Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia

18th Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia   Call for Abstracts   August 7-9, 2018 | Baltimore, MD Call for Abstracts The 2018 Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation will be hosted by Maryland Department of Transportation and sponsored by the Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS). This year’s technical sessions […]

Member Highlight: Todd Hansen, Yeh and Associates, Inc.

AGHP Member Todd Hansen works out of Denver, Colorado for Yeh and Associates, a full-service engineering and construction management company that is involved in several different geohazard-related fields. Key sectors of his work include landslide and rockfall applications. Part of the company’s success, Hansen notes, is rooted in the extensive experience its company leadership has […]

AGHP 2018 Rope Access Safety Recognition Program

To promote safe work environments within the Geohazard industry, AGHP has initiated an industry-wide Rope Access Safety Recognition Program.  This annual program will recognize companies that develop and implement safe rope access work procedures, provide education and training to their personnel, and commit to enhancing the safety culture within their organizations.  A review of the […]

3rd North American Symposium on Landslides Overview of Events

Landslides: Putting Experience, Knowledge and Emerging Technologies into Practice June 4-8, 2017 • Roanoke, VA The main objective of the symposium is to provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, classification, monitoring, analysis and […]

The AEG 2016 Annual Meeting Technical Program Committee has created an educational and informative technical program!

Opening Session Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:00 am – 12:00 pm: Welcome from AEG President and Meeting Co-Chairs AEG Foundation Awards Keynote Speakers: Gary Kitkowski, Director, Regional Business Directorate, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division Christina Neal, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Outstanding Environmental & Engineering Geologic Project Award 2015-2016 Jahns Lecturer Introduction […]

AGHP Education Committee News

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Call for Abstracts – 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL) 2017

Landslides: Putting Experience, Knowledge and Emerging Technologies into Practice June 4-8, 2017 | Roanoke, VA The main objective of the symposia is to provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, classification, monitoring, analysis and […]

AGHP Short Courses Offered at the 67th Highway Geology Symposium

The Association of Geohazard Professionals will be offering two Short Courses at the 67th Highway Geology Symposium this July in Colorado Springs. AGHP Sponsored Full Day Short Course on Rope Access Sunday, July 10, 2016 | 8:30am – 5:30pm Cost: $150 – class size limited to 40 attendees This full-day short course developed by the […]