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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 job sites. 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 to remain vigilant throughout their work. Here are just a few things your team should look out for the next time you’re out on a job:

  • General Chipping discusses construction and concrete safety tipsDamaging Dust: The cement dust generated when pouring bags of the substance into mixers and the like can lead to severe health problems, including chemical burns, lung disease and blindness. Learn More>>
  • Confined Spaces: Tight quarters and overcrowding in areas such as ready mix concrete truck drums can make it difficult to exit a space, and can also hinder ventilation. Learn More>>
  • Strains and Sprains: Whether you’re laying down fresh concrete for a new walkway or clearing dried material from a company’s central mixers, concrete work often puts undue stress on the body. Learn More >>

Remember, it pays to be informed about construction and concrete safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers helpful guidance — and startling facts — aimed at keeping concrete workers safe. If you have questions on this, or if you would like to know more about our concrete chipping, silo cleaning or central mixer cleaning services, feel free to reach out. We would love to hear from you!

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