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5 Tips to Make Life Smoother at Work and Home

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Work-life balance affects everyone, including those of us in the concrete construction industry. We’re all juggling paid work with caring for our families. That may include young children, aging parents, or spouses dealing with an illness. With those long, irregular hours we sometimes have to put in, there’s a risk… Read More

A Comprehensive Resource of Construction Safety Tips from Atlantic Training

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Staying safe on the job site is our top priority. These great tips from Atlantic Training serve as a reminder to co-workers about staying safe at work. Using Your Tools Use the proper tool for the designated task Frequent use of inadequate or poorly designed equipment will eventually lead to… Read More

After Harvey and Irma, Baker Team Pulls Together

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Baker co-workers and projects are busy rebounding from the effects of two powerful hurricanes over the past few weeks. Harvey’s flooding hit our Texas folks particularly hard, followed by Irma, affecting homes and job sites throughout Florida.   Although some schedules were delayed, Baker projects in… Read More

Hurricane Harvey Update: Recovery Is Underway

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It’s been just over a week since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the coast of Texas, dumping record amounts of rain on Houston and its neighbors. Huge sections of the fourth largest US city remain underwater, and some places in Houston may be uninhabitable for weeks or… Read More

Signs and Prevention Methods for Heat Stress

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It’s August. It’s hot. And the physical demands of the concrete construction industry are high. The combination of high temperatures and physical labor outdoors increases the risk of heat stress and heat exhaustion exponentially. Luckily, many of the side effects of heat stress are preventable. Here are some tips for… Read More

The Silver Hardhat

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There’s a certain image that people have when they think “construction worker.” Hard hat, steel-toed boots, tools of the trade, and protective gear—all part of the construction worker’s “brand”. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates there are over 5.6 million individuals who work in the construction… Read More

Health Tips for Concrete Construction Warriors

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In today’s busy world, individuals are often sacrificing their health and wellness in order to accomplish more. Too many people are avoiding exercise, eating a poor diet, not getting enough sleep each night, and even ignoring their bodies signs of stress. Here are some tips that co-workers can use to… Read More

Tampa Airport Expansion

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Article courtesy of ENR http://bit.ly/2u0orVl Photo courtesy of Tampa International Airport  Tampa International Airport Expansion Starts with a Big Stretch  Contractors, including Baker Concrete, are heading into the final stretch after having taken the first step of Tampa International Airport’s (TIA) planned, nearly 15-year master plan, completing… Read More

OSHA’s 2017 National Safety Stand-Down

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May 2017 – This week Baker participated in OSHA’s 2017 National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction. These pictures are from Thursday, May 11 where several Northern Region projects as well as our BEAM shop welcomed Guardian Fall Protection… Read More

When I Grow Up Expo in Houston, TX

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April 2017 – On Saturday, April 22, our Baker Concrete co-workers in Houston sponsored a booth at the When I Grow Up Expo through the Houston Independent School District. Over 4,000 students (grades K-12) came out to see what it… Read More

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