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Stand Up for Safety Program

There has been a whirlwind of activity around our new Safety Program initiative since the start of implementation in June. At the last Safety Steering Team meeting, it was decided to call our new Safety Program, Stand Up for Safety. Our hope is that when you see the name or are a part of safety […]

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OSHA National Stand Down Week May 2-6

National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry OSHA, other federal agencies announce weeklong initiative, May 2-6, 2016 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other federal safety agencies announced today that they have designated May 2-6, 2016, […]

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R.B. Baker Safety Day 2016

R.B. Baker Construction held safety day in Savannah, GA, at Armstrong College on 2/23/16. We kicked the day off with training in regulatory safety issues that included defensive driving, confined spaces and new mandates on GHS.   Our president, Robert Ponton, presented the group with the Colas Wood Pecker award for having the lowest incident and lost […]

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It’s Hot Outside! Stay Hydrated

The US Military has a slogan that says it best…… Hydrate or Die!!! Each Year More Than 600 people die of heat-related illnesses! Without intervention and resolution of the problem, muscle cramps, caused by loss of salt from heavy sweating, can lead to exhaustion caused by dehydration. This can lead to heatstroke that can cause […]

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Goal Zero is Not Just a Slogan – It’s Our Journey to Safety Excellence

Goal Zero is our Journey to Safety Excellence. During June 15 thru June 19, 2015, R.B. Baker Construction celebrated Colas Safety Week. Our president, Robert Ponton, along with Jarrod Crum, Corporate Safety Manager, toured job sites and facilities to talk with our employees about the importance of safety and our safety culture. Goal Zero is not […]

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R.B. Baker Kicks Off Colas Safety Week – Goal Zero Campaign

As we celebrate National Safety Month in June, R.B. Baker Construction embraces the Colas GOAL ZERO Campaign. This is a Symbolic Reminder of our commitment to Zero Injuries and Zero Incidents. There are no other core values or beliefs more important as the Goal Zero and the principle that all accidents are preventable with proper preparation, […]

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National Safety Month in June – Working Near Traffic

Working on a jobsite can be a dangerous area but we can make it as safe as possible if we follow the proper steps to ensuring a job site is properly secured. First we develop and use a site plan that provides traffic flow details that is safest for our employees and the traveling public. […]

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ARTBA Launching Next Wave of Digital Grassroots Campaign on Highway Trust Fund

Congress has returned to Washington, D.C. this week, having passed another short-term transportation spending authorization at the 11th hour before leaving town for the Memorial Day recess. That means it’s time for ARTBA members and other industry professionals to rededicate their efforts to keeping the pressure on lawmakers to fix the Highway Trust Fund’s (HTF) […]

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Safety First, Check!

June is National Safety Month. This month, we are kicking it off with our Art Contest Winner, Brett Peavy, son of Michael Peavy with R.B. Baker Construction. Brett nailed it with his outline of PPE! We are proud to showcase Brett’s fine artistic abilities as we kick off National Safety Month in June! Since PPE […]

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Georgia Southern Students Tour Statesboro Plant

On Thursday, April, 9, 2015, Georgia Southern Students from the Construction Management  and Civil Engineering Program toured our RB Baker Construction Statesboro Asphalt Plant. The tour consisted of education on mix design, materials, manufacturing, process and testing. RB Baker Construction and Reeves Construction were proud to host this event and be able to contribute to […]

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