Michigan Construction Safety Standards for Concrete

When it comes to quality construction, it is key to find those individuals and businesses that know the proper safety standards for the location state. This way, construction is done right the first time, every time. Adherence to a state safety code also shows a general sense of professionalism in a business, and it is this professionalism that any consumer …

Michigan Concrete Association

The Michigan Concrete Association (MCA) is a voice and a resource for concrete manufacturers, concrete technicians, contractors, and other construction professionals. The MCA was created when the Michigan Concrete Association and the Michigan Concrete Paving Association merged in 2009. The merged MCA consists of about 220 members and works hard to ensure high-quality concrete construction across the state of Michigan. …

Controlling Silica Exposure in Construction

Crystalline silica (CS) is a substance found in nature. It is a component of, among other things, sand, granite and the earth itself. It is also a persistent danger for over two million workers who are exposed to it in 600,000 U.S. workplaces. The construction industry is particularly affected. That’s why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict …

OSHA Concrete Standards

Prior to 1971 accidents in the workplace caused more than 14,000 worker deaths and nearly 2.5 million disabled workers annually. In response, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requiring U.S. employers to provide safe and healthy working conditions for workers dictated by workplace laws and standards. The …