Safety is a fixture at Vee-Jay Cement Contracting Co. The company implements 10 hours of OSHA training for all 300 employees and 30 hours for field supervisors, weekly Tool Box safety talks, and other programs administered by two full-time safety directors who also perform daily DOT inspections on vehicles and equipment and daily jobsite inspections. They write job-specific safety programs, supplying personal protective equipment for every worker. Vee-Jay maintains an EMR of 0.76 or lower.
Associated General Contractors of St. Louis has named Vee-Jay Subcontractor of the Year for the past three years. Vee-Jay has also received four Golden Trowel Awards and 52 Quality Control Awards from the Concrete Council of St. Louis for Excellence and Quality. The company installs flatwork, foundations, tilt-up, post-tension, high-rise buildings, concrete paving, decorative concrete, shotcrete, gypsum floors, and lightweight insulated roofing structures.