Monthly Archives: August 2017

Here’s a chance to return the favor(s) and help the victims of Hurricane Harvey

Countless folks from the Lone Star State came to the aid of Central Florida residents in the wake of the multiple ravaging — and nerve-wracking — hurricanes of 2004. (Do you remember Charley, Jeanne and Frances — and another called Ivan?) Most of these fine Texans — joining Americans from all over — donated to charitable relief agencies, but some traveled hundreds of miles from their homes to be boots on the ground for Central Florida disaster recovery and utility repairs. Continue reading Here’s a chance to return the favor(s) and help the victims of Hurricane Harvey

Tucker Paving on board in a big way in recycling effort; ‘repurposing’ interesting, too

THE MANAGERS at Tucker Paving are big believers in recycling — the whole “Three R’s” philosophy of waste management and basic conservation: Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Like folks at home, they understand that even businesses — perhaps especially businesses, because of their size — can help to cut down on the tremendous amount of waste produced in this country and then, most often, just thrown away to add to the heaps in the local landfills. Continue reading Tucker Paving on board in a big way in recycling effort; ‘repurposing’ interesting, too

Stay far away from the ER; create and use your own PPE kit

SAFETY IS AN A-NO. 1 PRIORITY at Tucker Paving, and we have solid achievements to show for it — like more than 1 million man hours without a single loss-time injury by any of our employees. (If you missed it, a nice newspaper article about this can be found here.) A good part of our safety success is a result of management’s requirement that ALL employees on a construction job site fully and properly wear their PPE (personal protective equipment) — hard hats, safety glasses, gloves, etc. Continue reading Stay far away from the ER; create and use your own PPE kit