We believe there is no greater responsibility than keeping our team members safe and healthy. It is our number one priority. It is also why our safety protocols and programs are so embedded in our Vulcan culture. We are committed to engaging every team member — from plant managers and team members to our CEO and every level in between — to prioritize safety across all of our operations, offices and locations. We believe safety is a personal and shared responsibility.

Vulcan’s Safety, Health & Environment Board Committee, along with our full Board of Directors, has oversight over our safety and health program and performance. Our Safety, Health & Environment Management Committee, made up of Vulcan senior leadership and senior personnel from cross-functional operations, governs all safety, health and environmental initiatives on an ongoing basis.

To reinforce our culture of safety, our leadership routinely hosts joint safety and operational meetings to discuss performance and safety as well as other ways to support safety across our facilities. Additionally, we have Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) teams consisting of operations and safety personnel who conduct internal inspections and assessments. SHE teams conduct these assessments at their own location and other facilities to evaluate the effectiveness of our current safety measures. As a result of their efforts, we can identify and share best practices, plus discover potential hazards while building inter-plant collaboration between safety teams.

Read more in our 2021 ESG Report.


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Health & Safety News

Safety & Health

2021 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year

Chad McDougal, one of the many superstars on our safety team was recently recognized by the National Stone, Sand &…

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Safety & Health

Vulcan’s COVID-19 Response

Together, we have a responsibility to one another, our families, neighbors and communities. We have maintained our commitment to our…

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Safety & Health

Electronic Inspections Initiative

Luke Rabon, an Operations Management Trainee, is spearheading an electronic inspections initiative at Vulcan’s Medina plant.

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Safety & Health

A Golden Safety Record at Corona

At Vulcan, protecting people guides everything we do. We have a responsibility to one another, our families, neighbors and the…

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Vulcan Highlights

Safety & Health

National Work Zone Awareness Week

On behalf of our Vulcan team members in construction and all of our customers across the country, this National Work Zone Awareness Week: please slow down in work zones, minimize distractions, watch out for workers and obey posted signs. Let’s keep everyone safe.


Southern & Gulf Coast Division

Safety & Health

Shot of the Day

Big toys, big transport. Stopping for a safety check while hauling a CAT 775G off-highway truck.

Safety & Health

National Safety Month

This National Safety Month we’d like to recognize our 8,700+ employees for their commitment to ensuring that our people return home as healthy and safe as when they left for work. Together, we strive for a workplace that is free of accidents and injuries. That is our goal, and we know it is achievable.

Safety & Health

Construction Safety Week

Join the Vulcan family in celebrating Construction Safety Week


Grass Valley

Western Division

Safety & Health


Rescue Drill

Our Grass Valley team in California recently hosted the Grass Valley Fire Department for a rescue drill. Thank you Grass Valley Firefighters for keeping our community safe and for being such a great community partner.

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