The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) St. Louis, MO, has launched a program of safety consulting services for its contractor members. Available services include Written Program / Policy Review, Site Safety and Risk Assessment, a Mock OSHA Inspection and an Assessment of Silica Dust Generating Conditions. Services are provided by Joe Whiteman, ASCC’s director of safety services, and are $90/hour for offsite activities and $195/hour onsite.
The audit is a new piece of ASCC’s comprehensive safety program, designed to make its member contractors the safest in the industry.
Other products and services include:
- A safety/insurance hotline
- A 288-page customizable Safety Manual written specifically for concrete contractors
- 52 Tool Box Training Talks specifically for concrete construction work; in English and Spanish
- A Legacy Safety Leadership Program for owners and CEOs for establishment and maintenance of a behavior-based safety culture
- 28 Safety Bulletins of current topics of interest
- Insurance Bulletins
- Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) forms covering most concrete construction activities
- Templates for Site Specific Safety Plans
- and much more
About the SRMC
The Safety and Rick Management Council (SRMC) is a specialty council that dedicates itself to making ASCC contractors the safest in the industry. The Council board consists of both safety and insurance professionals from all aspects of the concrete contracting industry. The group meets three time a year. Subsequently they spend countless additional hours overseeing safety matters for the organization. Council activities include publication development, review and monitoring of ASCC events and materials for safety compliance. Additionally, they provide member education, a safety awards program, and a safety/insurance hotline.
The ASCC Foundation was created in 1989. The group funds both education and research that advances both the quality and productivity of concrete construction.
The ASCC is a non-profit organization that dedicates itself to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete. They also provide them with a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in the concrete industry, such as architects, specifiers and distributors. There are approximately 740 member companies in both the United States and 14 foreign countries. For more information visit the website at www.ascconline.org or you can also call (866) 788-2722.