Safety

  • Brave the Heat Wave

    Brave the Heat Wave

    Working in these extreme temperatures is not only uncomfortable, but it can also be life-threatening. Hazy summer days can make workers susceptible to heat-induced illnesses, such as...

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  • When You’re on A Jobsite and the Thunder Roars, Grab Your Thunder Buddy and Head Indoors!

    When You’re on A Jobsite and the Thunder Roars, Grab Your Thunder Buddy and Head Indoors!

    Much of the construction season takes place during the summer when lightning and storms are a common occurrence, and the importance of completing a job on time can sometimes trump safety concerns...

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  • Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Become A Threat

    Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Become A Threat

    The month of June marks the beginning of hurricane season, and if contractors haven’t already begun planning for disaster, the time is now. Take action before a disaster makes you take action...

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  • Better SAFE Than SORRY – Safety Week 2019

    Better SAFE Than SORRY – Safety Week 2019

    The construction industry is associated with the most dangerous working environments, and employees are often times subjected to health threats when performing hazardous tasks and risky maneuvers...

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  • How to Improve the Safety Culture at Your Aggregate Quarry Site

    How to Improve the Safety Culture at Your Aggregate Quarry Site

    As an industry, we’re doing a better job of keeping workers safe on the job site, all of which supports better morale and our bottom line. But how can we rein in the injuries that the...

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  • Four Ways to Promote Jobsite Safety

    Four Ways to Promote Jobsite Safety

    Jobsite safety should be the number one priority for any construction company. The goal is always to finish projects on time and under budget, but it’s even more crucial to ensure that each worker...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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