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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.

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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Trust a Pro with the Dangerous Work of Chipping Out Concrete

Maintenance work such as chipping out concrete from your ready mix truck drums is a regular part of business operations. In fact, it's so regular a part of a company’s day-to-day that many businesses consider bringing that maintenance work in-house. While that might seem like a solid business practice, is it truly worth the risk? […]

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Cement Silo Safety: Let Silo Cleaning Companies Service Your Equipment

At General Chipping, the first rule of cement silo safety is to leave the maintenance work to silo cleaning companies. You see, although maintaining your cement storage silos might seem as simple as removing the occasional clog, doing so can prove dangerous — and even fatal — when carried out incorrectly. Professional silo cleaning companies […]

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Safety in Your Construction and Concrete Work

Between the heavy equipment, harsh outdoor conditions and everyday strains of the job, construction and concrete work are inherently dangerous. At General Chipping, we believe safety should come first and foremost — every job, every day. A few seemingly simple considerations can save lives on the jobsite. Take a moment to read through these safety-focused […]

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Construction Safety Gear: Choosing the Right Work Boots

Construction safety gear plays a crucial role in keeping crewmembers protected on the jobsite. When it comes to work boots, however, not everyone knows how to select the right footwear for their work. Unlike heading to the store for a pair of everyday shoes, choosing the right work boots is about more than looks and […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

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