ABC aggressively promotes and protects the free enterprise system and the Merit Shop Philosophy for all construction trades! Associated Builders and Contractors – Illinois Chapter(ABCIL) is one of 75 chapters representing more than 23,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms with nearly two million employees throughout the United States.
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach,
education and assistance.