Category Archives: geohazard

The Association of Geohazard Professionals Announce Rope Access Safety Recognition Recipients for 2019

Association of Geohazard Professional’s Rope Access Safety Recognition awarded to Acadia Mountain Guides, California Department of Transportation, GeoStabilization International®, Global Mountain Solutions, GZA GeoEnvironmental, McMillen Jacobs Associates, Washington State Department of Transportation, and Yeh and Associations, Inc. The recognition, honoring best-in-class safety development and implementation initiatives within the geohazard industry, distinguishes companies that foster & employ safe rope […]

AGHP 2019 Photo Contest Now Open

The 2019 AGHP Photo Contest is open to all members of the AGHP and industry-related participants. Take advantage of this great opportunity to demonstrate geohazard materials, technologies, and events!  These photos will be used to promote the exemplary work of the geohazards community, raise awareness of the importance of your expertise, and add to the beneficial dialogue […]

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 […]

AGHP Webinar – Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current and Future

AGHP is excited to announce its next webinar: “Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current, and Future.” The session will be led by renowned geotechnical engineer Sergei Terzaghi. WEBINAR: “Geohazard Analysis : Past, Current and Future” | Thursday, 31 May 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT GEOHAZARD ANALYSIS – ABOUT THE WEBINAR Recent earthquake events around the globe […]

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 Announces Call for Board of Directors Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF GEOHAZARD PROFESSIONALS (AGHP): TERM 2018 – 2020 The Association of GeoHazard Professionals (AGHP), in accordance with its bylaws, will hold elections in 2017. AGHP Members will have the opportunity to elect seven (7) Board Members. Each of the elected members will serve a three-year term, effective 9 January […]

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 […]