Safety of Things

  • Maschmeyer Concrete – Building a Safety Legacy

    Maschmeyer Concrete – Building a Safety Legacy

    I recently had the opportunity to attend the Florida Concrete & Products Association’s (FC&PA) annual Safety Skills competition in Daytona Beach, Florida.  The competition showcases the driving...

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  • 9 Best Practices to Prevent Mining Accidents

    9 Best Practices to Prevent Mining Accidents

    Since the earliest days of mining, the occupation of digging minerals out of the earth has been considered one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. Mine safety and health legislation and advances in...

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  • Safety of Things With Our Friends North of the Border, VCNA’s Canada Building Materials

    Safety of Things With Our Friends North of the Border, VCNA’s Canada Building Materials

    Pete Dube, contributor to the "Safety of Things" recently had the opportunity to take a plant tour at VCNA Canada Building Material’s Leaside ready mix plant..

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  • The 3 Areas Where Technology May Improve Safety and Avoid Future Mining Fatalities

    The 3 Areas Where Technology May Improve Safety and Avoid Future Mining Fatalities

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is working hard to improve safety in operations by advocating for improvements in three areas...

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  • Congrats to the Winners of the 2018 NSSGA Safety Excellence Awards

    Congrats to the Winners of the 2018 NSSGA Safety Excellence Awards

    Recently, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the recipients of the 2018 Safety Excellence and Sterling Safety Awards. The winners were chosen for the extraordinary...

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  • Safety of Things–It’s Personal

    Safety of Things–It’s Personal

    Safety is a lot like our personal relationships.  There are safety ingredients that make up our work lives: the environment, the motivations, your company safety rules, the daily routine of...

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  • Command Alkon Opens “Safety of Things” Stream to Share Best Practices and Tips

    Command Alkon Opens “Safety of Things” Stream to Share Best Practices and Tips

    Provides Resources for Information on Safety, Expert Guidance and Customer Experiences

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  • Added Safety for More Than Expected Gains

    Added Safety for More Than Expected Gains

    “No job is so important – no task so urgent – that we can not take the time to do it safely” – Pete Dube, Customer Success Account Manager for Command Alkon, dives deep into the “Safety of Things”...

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  • Effective Ways to Further Construction Safety Management

    Effective Ways to Further Construction Safety Management

    It behooves companies to take a close look at technology solutions that improve their records. There’s a pressing business case for using technology to optimize safety: dealing with the aftermath...

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  • Best Practices to Safely "Share the Road"

    Best Practices to Safely "Share the Road"

    In some Metro areas, the traffic of trucks, pedestrians, and cyclists can tend to be a bit crowded.  Ready-Mix truck drivers sit up above their friends on the road, it can be difficult to notice...

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  • The Safety of Things Safe Plant Access

    The Safety of Things Safe Plant Access

    Command Alkon's COMMANDSoT Manager, Pete Dube, visited Bladensburg, MD for a site visit to LarfargeHolcim's Aggregate Industries Mid-Atlantic region on June 12, 2018. Greg Sessa, Operations Manager...

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  • Cemex's Zero4Life Campaign Committed to Jobsite Safety

    Cemex's Zero4Life Campaign Committed to Jobsite Safety

    The zero in Zero4Life means zero recordable injuries, job-related illnesses, preventable vehicular incidents, and environmental events. The 4 relates to the four fundamental principles of achieving...

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  • Safety-Enhancing Projects Recognized by the Portland Cement Association

    Safety-Enhancing Projects Recognized by the Portland Cement Association

    The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2018 Safety Innovation Awards at their 2018 Cement and Concrete Fly-In event.

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  • Start Safe, Finish Safe

    Start Safe, Finish Safe

    The transition in to the world of IoT's - Pete Dube, Regional Account Manager, gives his take on the role that technology has in the health and safety of the heavy building materials supply chain.

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  • Safely Improving the Supply Chain

    Safely Improving the Supply Chain

    From those who work in the quarries to those who construct the places where we live, work, and play; we applaud you, and we want to keep you safe.

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