The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, and the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), Mt. Vernon, IA, announce the ASCC/TCA Safety Summit 2020. This is a new event, designed to bring those responsible for safety in their companies together for a day of information exchange. “Our hope is that safety professionals from ASCC and TCA members across the country will come together to share best practices and their most daunting challenges,” says Bev Garnant, executive director of the ASCC. The first summit will be March 20, 2020 in Houston, Texas.
The summit will open with keynote speaker, Tim Manherz, senior vice president, TAS Commercial Concrete Construction, Houston. Manherz is the winner of last year’s prestigious ASCC Owner/Executive Safety Award and immediate past president of TCA. The remainder of the day will be to breakout sessions, which are the heart of the program. Attendees will move from table to table. They will delve into a wide range of hard-hitting topics selected to foster spirited discussion. “The goal is for every attendee to leave armed with new ideas and contact information from fellow members, eager to continue the conversations, and with renewed energy for keeping their companies safe,” says TCA executive director Mitch Bloomquist.
About The Tilt-Up Concrete Association
The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is the international nonprofit trade association for the global tilt-up concrete construction industry. A dedicated group of contractors, professionals, and also manufacturers with the interest of improving the quality and acceptance of tilt-up construction founded it in 1986. For further information, please visit www.tilt-up.org.
About the ASCC
The ASCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete, and also provides 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 720 member companies in the United States. Additionally, thre are members from 12 foreign countries. For further information about ASCC, visit the website at www.ascconline.org or call (866) 788-2722.