Tag: Safety

ACPA Safety Bulletin

ACPA Safety Bulletin for Double-Ended Hoses

The American Concrete Pumping Association announces a new safety bulletin, Safe Practices for the Intended Use of Concrete Delivery and End Hoses. The bulletin addresses the proper methods for using concrete delivery hoses with two ends. Concrete delivery hoses with two ends have different purposes from concrete delivery hoses with one end.

ASCC Safety Checklist

Safety Checklist for Pre-Construction Released by the ASCC

The Safety & Risk Management Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors has published a Pre-Construction Checklist for Safety Policies & Procedures. The purpose of the document is to stimulate discussion of job-specific safety protocol and procedures, with all pertinent parties prior to project start-up.

ASCC Publishes Four Job Hazard Analysis Forms for Polished Concrete Projects

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), and the Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC), specialty councils of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, have published four Job Hazard Analysis Forms (JHAs) for polished concrete projects. They are Layout Power Cords, Changing Polishing Pucks, Equipment to Polish Concrete Floor, and Fueling & Grounding of Generator.

Flexible and Breathable Treads Take Safety To the Next Level

Seven years ago, Mike Menendez, a veteran in the decorative concrete overlay business, was presented with a franchise opportunity for detectible warning systems, which signal terrain transitions to pedestrians. After evaluating the products, he felt that he could create a better one. The end result was SafetyStepTD.