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.


What is “Chipping Concrete?” A Back-to-Basics Explainer

What is “chipping concrete?” For many people who work in construction and similar fields, the question might seem silly. Even so, at General Chipping our crew comes across individuals and companies almost daily who haven’t heard about the work we do. We wanted to take the opportunity to provide a simple overview of what ready… Read More »

Focusing in on Safety: Toolbox Talks

When it comes to educating your crew members about safety, toolbox talks are an effective resource. These regular meet-ups provide a fantastic opportunity to gather entire teams together to discuss specific issues, get ideas flowing and lay out improvements that create safer, more streamlined practices. The key is to carry these meetings out in a… Read More »

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 »

driver

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 »

Proud Member:
nrmca
TACA
HHCC