Safety & Health

Safety is a core tenet of Vulcan’s culture. We strive to ensure a safe and healthy workplace that also promotes the well-being of our employees, contractors and communities. Our entire organization is committed to ensuring that our people return home as healthy and safe as when they left for work.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2019 Safety & Health Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Safety, Health & Environmental Stewardship Policy (PDF)
  • Guidelines for Contractors (PDF)
  • Product Hazard Warning SPI (PDF)
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Safety: Safety drives and reinforces every action we take.

94%

of 489 Facilities with ZERO Lost-Time Injuries

2019

0.97

Reportable/Recordable Injury Per 200k Hours Worked

2019

123,257

Hours of Safety & Health Training Delivered

2019

~100

Safety & Health Audits Conducted

2019

64%

MSHA Inspections with Zero Citations

2019

1,471

Near-Miss Incidents Reported

2019

Health: Continually innovating to protect employee health and well-being.

Environmental Stewardship

We believe responsible, sustainable operations benefit our communities and drive positive results for the long term. As an industry leader, Vulcan’s aim has always been to meet— and strive to exceed﹘all federal, state and local environmental regulations.  It’s the right thing to do for society, for our business and our stakeholders.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2019 Environmental Stewardship Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Safety, Health & Environmental Stewardship Policy (PDF)
  • Guidelines for Contractors (PDF)
  • Product Hazard Warning SPI (PDF)
  • 2020 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Climate Change Questionnaire (PDF)
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Land: Managing land sustainably for the long term.

~240,000

Acres of Land in Our Portfolio

2019

40

Wildlife Habitat Council Certified Sites

2019

6,300+

Acres in Mitigation Banks & Conservation Easements

2019

37

Environmental Awards and Recognitions

2019

Energy: Managing energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

-37%

Scope 1-2 GHG Emissions

2019 vs. 2013 (baseline)

-65%

Scope 1-2 GHG Emissions per Revenue $

2019 vs. 2013 (baseline)

-56%

Scope 1-2 GHG Emissions per Ton Shipped

2019 vs. 2013 (baseline)

-90%

Mobile Equipment Emissions

Tier 4 vs. Tier 0 Engine

Air: Running our operations to protect the air.

94%

PM10 Reduction with Processing Equip. Dust Control Systems

2019

96%

NOx Reduction - CAT 988 Loader Tier 4 vs. Tier 1

2019

Water: Preserving and protecting our water resources.

70%

Mining Sites That Recycle Water (estimated)

2019

>99%

Compliance Rate With Permitted Discharge Limits

2019

Waste: Reducing waste generation and increasing recycling.

9.9MM+ Tons

Recycled Crushed Aggregate Base Produced

2015-2019

6.4MM+ Tons

Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Used

2015-2019

0.030

Total Waste Intensity - Per 1,000 Tons Production All Products

2019

1.55MM+ Gallons

Used Oil Recycled

2015-2019

726 Tons

Used Oil Filters Recycled

2015-2019

47 Tons

Batteries Recycled

2015-2019

70 Tons

Empty Aerosol Cans Recycled

2015-2019

80,000+

Light Bulbs Recycled

2015-2019

People

Vulcan’s commitment to our people has played a key role in the ongoing success and growth of our company throughout our long history. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of mutual respect, integrity, teamwork and trust among the more than 9,000 members of the Vulcan family.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2019 People Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Fair Employment Policy (PDF)
  • Sexual Harassment Policy (PDF)
  • Unlawful Harassment/Retaliation Policy (PDF)
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Diversity & Inclusion: Building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

36%

Diversity of Board of Directors

2019

37.5%

Workforce Diversity

2019

More than 2x

Increase in Division & Corporate Officer Diversity

Since 2013

38%

Diversity of New Hires

2019

558

Veterans Employed (Self-Identified)

2019

$500,000

Grant to Support Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

Growth & Development: We invest in the growth and development of our employees.

9,172

Employees

2019

10.9

Years Average Tenure

2019

2,008

New Hires

2019

225,000

Employee Training Hours

2019

423

Interns Hired

2015-2019

146

Operations and Sales Trainees Hired

2015-2019

94.7%

401k Employee Participation Rate

2019

Community

Throughout our history as a public company, we have been guided by a fundamental belief that we will do well as a company by doing good – for our own people and for the communities where we operate. This philosophy has been instrumental in our continuing growth and prosperity across our operations. Our stewardship begins with people, continues with our land and extends outward to our neighbors and communities, where we believe that it is essential that we serve always as good citizens who are engaged with the community.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2019 Community Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Process Table (PDF)
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Giving: Leveraging the Vulcan Foundation and corporate giving to support employee volunteerism.

$35.23MM

Community Giving & Support (Foundation, Non-Foundation and Matching Gifts)

2015-2019

785

Foundation & Matching Gift Recipients

2019

$2.39MM

Matching Gifts

2015-2019

Support: Committed to serving and supporting.

469,601

Meals Donated to Feed the Hungry

2019

590,873

Pounds of Food Donated To Feed The Hungry

2019

235

Partner Schools

2019

644

Scholarships Awarded

2015-2019

2.37MM

Scholarship Funds Awarded

2015-2019

127,642

Visitors to Vulcan Facilities

2015-2019

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11,214

Quarry Crusher Run Participants

2015-2019

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513,904

Raised for Charity by Quarry Crusher Run Series

2015-2019

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27

TV/Film Shoots Hosted

2015-2019

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Governance

Sound corporate governance, including effective oversight, accountability and transparency, is the foundation of sustainable long-term success. Our commitment to Corporate Governance Excellence has enabled our company to grow and flourish as we fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality products and services to our customers while delivering value to our shareholders, people, business partners and the communities we serve. 

 

Policy & Resources

  • Code of Ethics (PDF)
  • Business Conduct Policy (PDF)
  • Internal Audit Policy (PDF)
  • Whistleblower Policy (PDF)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Process Table (PDF) 
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