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  • TCA Announces Call for Entries for 2014 Safety Awards

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the call for entries for the 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards.

  • CCO Certified: 100,000 and Counting

    CCO certification reached a historic milestone last month when the 100,000th person to be certified through the nationally accredited program since its launch in April 1996 received his certification card.

  • Concrete Employee Safety DVD

    The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors. The training tool was developed by ASCC’s Safety & Risk Management Council.

  • CRC/ICHC Announces Speakers for Crane Safety Conference

    The Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference will offer a full schedule of education at the 2014 event.

  • ACI Personnel De-duster

    JetBlack, the blower-powered personnel de-dusting unit from ACI, has been remodeled and upgraded. The new unit is more compact, yet has a greater air output without any increase in energy consumption.

  • Silica Dust Requirements for Construction Sites

    OSHA has proposed new more stringent permissible exposure limits for respirable silica dust on jobsites that the construction industry feels are overly stringent and unachievable.

  • Fall Protection Showcase at World of Concrete

    The showcase was a hands-on education/demonstration area where attendees learned how to properly use personal fall protection equipment and review the three vital components that make up a complete fall protection system—anchorage, body support, and means of connection.

  • HiVol Water Tanks

    HiVol Water Tanks deliver exceptional safety in a design that optimizes capacity and enhances travel safety.

  • Choose Hand Safety

    Developed with the Masonry Research to Practice Partnership, this web site includes safety information tailored for the trowel trades, but there's information anyone can use — how to select hand tools and gloves, and training materials on how to identify hazards and protect your hands.

  • Protecting Temporary Workers: Whose Responsibility is It?

    OSHA recently launched an initiative to protect temporary workers from jobsite hazards. Here is what concrete producers need to know.