New Safety Bulletins

Posted on April 27, 2022 in: Press Release, Safety

April 26 - The Safety and Risk Management Council has published two new Safety Bulletins: Emergency Rescue Baskets and Concrete Burns. ...
Jason T.K. Anglin, Christman Constructors, SRMC board director The Voice Newsletter April 2022 Falls continue to be the leading cause for construction fatalities. Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for 2020, 351 out of the 1,008 fatalities reported in construction were caused by falls. These deaths could have been avoided if the correct training, planning and resources had been in pl...
Joe Whiteman, director of safety services The Voice Newsletter April 2022 Originally started in 2014 when a group of construction firms from the Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI), and the Incident and Injury Free Forum (IIF) got together to create an opportunity to influence and celebrate safety. As the years passed, recognition and participation have grown, and “Safety Week&...
Jim Klinger, concrete construction specialist The Voice Newsletter April 2022 Full disclosure: A wise man once offered the following bit of advice on how best to navigate the uncertain waters of concrete construction. "It's easy," he said, "you just have to position yourself to get lucky". So consider if you will, the following Hotline call fielded by the ASCC Techn...

Annual Conference

Posted on April 04, 2022 in: Press Release, Events

April 4 - American Society of Concrete Contractors to Hold 18th Annual Conference in Chicago this September

Safety Summit

Posted on March 24, 2022 in: Press Release, Events

March 24 –The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, and the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), Mt. Vernon, IA, a...

Asbestos: A Brief Overview

Posted on March 15, 2022 in: Safety

Joe Whiteman, director of safety services, The Voice Newsletter March 2022 Asbestos was commonly used for insulating buildings and homes against cold weather and noise. Due to its heat and fire-resistant characteristics, it was also a popular fireproofing material in the early 1900s. Asbestos is the fibrous form of crocidolite, amosite, chrysotile, anthophyllite, tremolite or a mixture containi...
Jim Klinger, concrete construction specialist, The Voice Newsletter March 2022 Full disclosure: Over the past year, the intrepid ASCC Technical Division research staff has been assigned to cover a wide range of stories that directly affect the ASCC membership at large. In some cases, the background sources for these articles did not come from the concrete construction business per se. For examp...
March 7 - The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO announces a new Safety Training Assessment & Recognition Program...
Joe Whiteman, director of safety services The Voice Newsletter February 2022 Introduction The ASCC Safety Training Assessment and Recognition program (S.T.A.R.) is a benchmarking and continual improvement tool for concrete contractors to assess their safety program, identify a path for improving performance and culture, and promote “buy-in” within all levels of their company. Mem...
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