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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 concrete blog offers insight into everything you might want to know about chipping concrete.

Hurricane Season 2020: Are Your Construction Sites Prepared?

  Hurricane Season 2020 kicked off on June 1, and many forecasters predict heavy activity ahead. The Weather Channel notes an anticipated 13 to 19 named storms, six to 10 hurricanes and three to six major hurricanes. In other words, for those who live and work in areas vulnerable to hurricanes, it’s time to prepare […]

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This National Safety Month, Consider Mental Health, Too

June is National Safety Month. This annual event is an opportunity for crews everywhere to assess day-to-day operations, find areas that could be improved upon and take active measures to better protect team members and those around them. While you should always cover basic concerns such as ensuring your team is up to date on […]

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Keeping Crew Members Healthy Amid a Pandemic

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic might have many people — across many fields — working from home, but not everyone has that luxury. For individuals who work in concrete and construction, day-to-day operations are more or less business as usual. Teams are gearing up, making their way out to job sites and rolling up their sleeves […]

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COVID-19: Construction Companies and Others Help with PPE

As nations the world over continue working through the uncertainty of COVID-19, personal protective equipment (PPE) is more important than ever. Under these circumstances, however, PPE doesn’t relate to the hard hats, eye protection and steel toe boots our concrete blog typically covers. It’s the protective items healthcare professionals need to perform their work safely. […]

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The Numbers Don't Lie: Safe Construction Practices Matter

Concrete and construction work are inherently dangerous, but placing safe construction practices front and center for your crew can make a world of difference. Here are just a few startling statistics to consider: 5,147: The number of private industry workers who died on the job in 2017 That translates to: 99+ worker deaths per week […]

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Safe Practices Save Lives Around Your Ready Mix Concrete Truck

Your company’s ready mix concrete truck (or redi mix concrete truck, depending on your preferred spelling) helps get your crew where it needs to be. It allows you to get the job done, keep clients happy — and keep new business rolling in. Even so, that same concrete truck can introduce safety risks into the mix. […]

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Gear Up for Cold Weather Concrete Work

As temperatures drop and crews begin filling their schedules with cold weather concrete work, a few key considerations come into play. After all, even the best concrete and construction companies must take steps to ensure their product, people and equipment are up to the task. Although General Chipping is based out of Houston, Texas, we […]

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Working with a Reputable Concrete Chipping Company

They say if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is — and that applies to the concrete chipping company carrying out your mixing drum maintenance. Independent workers who show up with jackhammers and offer to chip out your drums at a discount could wind up costing you big. Here are just a […]

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Eye Protection in Construction and Concrete Work

Personal protective equipment (PPE) such as eye protection in construction work can play a key role in keeping workers safe and able to carry out their jobs. Selecting the proper PPE, however, is easier said than done. A number of factors come into play during the selection process, from the specific tasks a crew is […]

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Keep Your Crew Protected: Construction and Concrete Safety Tips

When it comes to construction and concrete safety, certain considerations — such as fall prevention and PPE — are common on jobsites. At General Chipping, our crew wants to remind our friends, colleagues and clients that other hazards exist, too. Concrete work carries a unique set of risks, and it is important for crew members […]

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