Whether you’re looking for information about the redi-mix concrete chipping process, are searching for safety tips to better protect your team or want to know more about general concrete information, you’ve come to the right place. Our blog offers insight into everything you might want to know about chipping concrete.


Know the Numbers: On-the-Job Construction and Concrete Dangers

For people who work in construction or concrete, dangers are an everyday part of the job. From fall hazards to the risks of working near traffic and even the dangers of concrete dust, seemingly simple oversights can lead to disastrous consequences. Have you ever wondered exactly where things stand in the world of workplace injuries?… Read More »

How Does General Chipping Put OSHA Safety Training to Work?

The General Chipping crew is dedicated to safe practices on the jobsite, and we rely on regular OSHA safety training to make it all possible. How exactly does OSHA training factor in to our day-to-day? In our minds, it’s all about translating rules and regulations into best practices we can put into action. Here are… Read More »

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Better Behind the Wheel – Road Safety: 101

Most concrete and construction companies require regular safety training and up-to-date certifications — but how often does road safety come up during toolbox talks? Think about the amount of work your crew does offsite, and the travel time required to get there and back. If your team isn’t talking about the importance of safe practices… Read More »

Stay Ahead of the Game with Cement Silo Cleaning

You’ve heard it before, but we believe it bears repeating — cement silo cleaning is important. Not only does regular maintenance keep your cement storage silo from experiencing slowdowns clogs that can throw off your schedule, but it can improve jobsite safety, too. Here are a few things to consider with cement silo cleaning. Cement… Read More »

Why Would My Concrete Truck Require Emergency Chipping Services?

You might have noticed that, in addition to our silo cleaning service and traditional chipping services, General Chipping also makes it a point to offer emergency assistance. This is something that has left more than a couple of our clients and colleagues scratching their heads. After all, for a company that doesn’t do concrete truck… Read More »

State of the Redi Mix Truck Driver Industry

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) recently offered insight into the redi mix truck driver industry with the release of the organization’s 2018 Mixer Driver Recruitment and Retention Survey. Now in its fourth year, the annual report evaluated the industry between January and December of 2017, taking into account everything from retention rates to… Read More »

Back to the Books: The History of Concrete

Think the history of concrete might be about as interesting as, well, watching concrete set? Think again. As with most things in life, this versatile building material has undergone extensive advancements, upgrades and enhancements as time progressed. And with each iteration, the medium became better equipped to meet people’s needs. Join General Chipping as we… Read More »

General Chipping Maintenance Matters

Truck Maintenance Matters: Chipping Out Concrete

Chipping out concrete from your ready mix concrete trucks’ drums might seem like strenuous, labor-intensive work — and it is. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. At General Chipping, we encourage our friends and customers to incorporate chippings into their regular vehicle maintenance plans. Doing so shows basic respect for the vehicles upon which… Read More »

Concrete Chipping, Outdoor Work and Construction Resources You Can Use

At General Chipping, we believe in sharing construction resources, safety tips and other bits of advice to encourage a better informed — and fully protected — work environment. That’s where our Resources page comes in. This new addition to our company’s website is full of great information not just for our customers, but for our… Read More »

Safe Practices on the Jobsite: Proper Hard Hat Fit

When it comes to the practices that protect your crew members on the job, proper hard hat fit is something few people consider. Hard hats play an important role in helping safeguard against injuries due to falls — or falling objects — however, and the right fit makes a difference. General Chipping has pulled together… Read More »

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