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R.B. Baker—CPR and First Aid Training

R. B. Baker Construction held a CPR and First Aid Training Class on Saturday, June 20th at the Mighty Eighty Air Force Museum. The class was taught by Colin Douglas and Gregg Braswell. We had 58 employees in attendance. The morning session started off with First Aid Training and we finished up after lunch with […]

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It’s Hot Outside! Stay Hydrated

Many people are exposed to heat on some jobs, outdoors or in hot indoor environments. Operations involving high air temperatures, radiant heat sources, high humidity, direct physical contact with hot objects, or strenuous physical activities have a high potential for causing heat-related illness. Outdoor operations conducted in hot weather and direct sun, such as farm […]

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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, Reeves Construction Company and it’s subsidiaries, 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. […]

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Reeves Kicks Off Colas Safety Week – Goal Zero Campaign

As we celebrate National Safety Month in June, Reeves 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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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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That’s a Wrap!

Below is a letter from GA Highway Contractor’s Association that outlines Transportation Funding Act of 2015. We would like to thank them for all their hard and tireless work!       April 3, 2015 Members, That’s a wrap! The 2015 Legislative Session came to a close at midnight on April 2. Legislators were able to […]

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Transportation Bill for GA Passed House and Senate!

A sweeping effort to raise almost $1 billion for transportation needs across Georgia passed both the House and Senate just before midnight Tuesday, sending the measure to Gov. Nathan Deal with just a day left in the legislative session. The final version of House Bill 170 could represent a solution to lawmakers’ most pressing issue this legislative […]

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Contact Your Senator Today/Support Transportation Funding

Please contact your Senator TODAY and ask them to support transportation funding and to VOTE “YES” to accept the CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT on HB 170. Click HERE to Contact your Senator Another way to find your Senator is to type your address into the page linked below: Find Your Senator 

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of workplace death. With one in four crashes estimated to involve cell phone use, we need to be concerned. Calls kill – it doesn’t matter if a driver is talking on a handheld or hands-free device. More than 30 studies show hands-free doesn’t […]

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