GGIA Newsletter
  Archive | | E-Store | Conferences & Events | Certifications | InFocus | Membership Directory

NRMCA Increases Topics in Online Safety Series Library

Print Print this Article | Send to Colleague

Backing accident prevention and lock-out/tag-out are critical safety issues for every producer. Now, NRMCA covers these topics thoroughly, inexpensively and with 24/7 availability. Lessons are shot at ready mixed concrete plants and onsite pours with actual producers’ employees. Viewers watch their peers perform safety tasks properly so theoretical concepts become immediately applicable. Each lesson includes a quiz and certificate of completion.

Titles now include:
Concrete Mixer Truck Backing Accident Prevention Program - Mixer drivers learn about the root causes of backing accidents and 11 prevention tips. Appropriate for front and rear discharge mixers.
• Concrete Mixer Truck Rules for Using a Backing Spotter - Mixer drivers learn seven steps to use when working with a spotter, including proper hand and arms signals as well as blind spot awareness tips. Appropriate for front and rear discharge mixers. 
• Lockout/Tryout/Tagout in the RMC Industry – Part 1 This 28-minute video lesson explains the Federal OSHA Standard of Control of Hazardous Energy as it specifically relates to compliance procedures and best practice for the ready mixed concrete industry.
 Lockout/Tryout/Tagout in the RMC Industry  Part 2 How does a producer handle shift changes as well as outside contractors? What's the regulation state about a producer's duty when buying new equipment? What are the rules as they relate to old machinery that can't be locked out? How do you assure your lockout/tagout system is in compliance and how does that relate to training your employees?

Click here for details and clips about each lesson. For more information about industry-specific online safety training, please contact Jacques Jenkins at or 240-485-1165 or Eileen Dickson at or 240-485-1164.

Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn

Fritz-Pak Corporation
MPAQ Automation
Putzmeister America, Inc.
Xypex Chemical Corp
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc.
Lehigh Hanson
900 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Phone: 301-587-1400 Toll Free: 888-84 NRMCA (846-7622)