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CONCRETE EMPLOYEE SAFETY DVD The American Society of Concrete Contractors Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC) has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors. Shot on active concrete construction sites, it covers alcohol and substance abuse, personal protective equipment, pre-task planning, hand and power tools, fire prevention, excavation and trenching, handling fresh concrete, forming, rebar, pumping, hazardous materials and much more. An accompanying User Guide explains how to use the DVD most effectively and contains sample test questions.


ICPI confers top honor on LPS Pavement chief

2012-13 ICPI Chairman Dave Carter (left) recognizes Bill Schneider during the general luncheon session.  Convening in New Orleans for its 2014 Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary observance, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute presented William Schneider the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing significant industry contributions through technical innovation and advocacy; demonstrated leadership; dedication to employee well-being; and, stressing contractor/installer education as paramount to producer success.

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PCI reinforces standards development with ANSI accreditation

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has been accredited as an American National Standards Institute standards developer. A first for an organization in manufactured concrete, the accreditation positions PCI’s voluntary consensus documents relating to the design, detailing, fabrication, transportation, and erection of precast and precast/prestressed concrete to be registered as American National Standards.

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