Safety

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It’s Worth It

Safety, and the overall welfare of our customers and employees, is Worth & Company’s top priority. We
invest in new equipment, training, and initiatives to ensure a safe work environment at all times, and support
a zero-injury safety culture. Worth & Company is a proud OSHA partner since 2008 and requires that employees undergo a multitude of training on a regular basis.

Safety Initiatives:

  • Three full-time safety professionals, with 45+ years of collective experience
  • Two safety professionals authorized by OSHA to instruct 10 and 30 hour classes in construction
  • Safety, it's Worth IT

  • Safety professional authorized to instruct 10 and 30 hour OSHA classes in General Industry
  • Superintendents are first aid, CPR and AED trained
  • Superintendents and management are OSHA 30HR trained
  • Apprentices are 10HR OSHA trained
  • Health and safety plans for each jobsite
  • Weekly toolbox meetings
  • Daily safety huddles in the field specific to each jobsite
  • New employee orientation program that focus on safe operating procedures
  • State certified safety committee since 2001 that meets monthly to review all incidents and make recommendations for improving job site safety
  • Two safety professionals are Site Safety and Health Officers for EM385-1-1, the Army Corp of Engineers Regulations
  • The Worth Safety team supports and is trained to practice 6S Visual Management – sort, set,
    shine, standardize, sustain, and safety

Benefits:

  • Workers compensation rate below the industry standard
  • EMR below the industry standard – 2013:.811
  • Safety program exceeds the OSHA requirements

Safety Awards:

  • ABC Gold Safety Evaluation Training Process (STEP) Award since 1997 through present