Goals and Strategies

#1 Goal – ASCC Contractors Have the Tools and Training to be the Safest in the Construction Industry

  • Measure performance
    • Access Bureau of Labor statistics
    • Capture 5 years of member OSHA rates by January 2021
      • Other data to capture
    • Develop plans for improvement
      • Increase use of ASCC safety resources by members
      • Increase members’ average safety matrix number from 5.84 (January 2020) to 12 (January 2023)
    • Develop leading indicator measurement options

#2 Goal – Increase Industry Influence in Order to Positively Impact Members’ Performance and Success

  • Be the concrete construction industry influencer for the transition from hard hats to helmets
    • Increase members’ conversion to helmets to 75% in 3 years
    • Investigate partnerships with other industry organizations (AGC, CIRT, CURT)
  • Continue to increase influence via technical knowledge and expertise
    • Hire part-time help for technical director
    • Push for mandatory contractor seat on ACI TAC
    • Network with ACI presidents to make our case for contractor involvement and recognition
    • Increase concrete contractor attendees and committee involvement at ACI conventions
  • Complete Proof of Quality (Company Certification) Program
    • Draft to board for review September 2020
    • Roll out and implement

#3 Goal – Identify and Overcome Barriers to Contractor Productivity

  • Concrete 2029
    • Adapt SDC Goal #4 “Improve Contractor Productivity and Project Quality” in partnership with other industry organizations
  • Complete (with NCCER) Finisher-Superintendent Curriculum Rewrite
    • Draft complete June 2020
    • Develop an electronic version
    • Available in Spanish
  • Use ACI Documents/Committees
    • Produce a Guide for first 1-6 sections of 301
    • Update ACI Concrete Craftsmen series in conjunction with ACI E-703; add more “WHY” things are done the way they are
    • Utilize ACI 134 (Constructability)
      • Produce documents to educate the design community as to constructability issues including a Guide to Constructability; to be published by January 2023
      • Tap into CKC and other construction-friendly design firms
  • Research and share information on new technologies, i.e. VDC

#4 Goal – Support Construction Workforce Development Programs

  • Investigate construction-related workforce development programs
    • Begin with NCCER’s “Build Your Future” (BYF)
    • Explore Helmets to Hardhats and other
  • Continue to work with the Concrete Preservation Institute (CPI)
  • Continue to work with the Concrete Industry Management program (CIM)
  • Establish a Workforce Development Committee
    • Provide members with resources they can implement at a local/regional level
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