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"The safety and health of our employees and the protection of the environment is our company's greatest responsibility. At S-Con Services, Inc. the only successful project is one that is incident and injury free." - Bill Bates, Safety Director
S-CON SERVICES RECEIVED THE 2008 NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL PERFECT SAFETY AWARD.
NO LOSS TIME ACCIDENTS SINCE 2006
NO LOSS TIME ACCIDENTS SINCE 2006
S-Con Services is affiliated with the following safety organizations:
- National Safety Council
- National Safety Council Texas Chapter
- National Center for Construction Education and Career (NCCER)
S-Con Services safety managers are accredited with the following:
- Certified Master Trainer for Operator qualification (OQ) through NCCER
- Certified Construction Site Master Instructor through NCCER
- Certified OSHA 10 hour Instructor through University of Texas Arlington
- Certified OSHA 30 hour Instructor through University of Texas Arlington
- Certified CPR Instructor through American Red Cross
S-Con Services is committed to protecting the environment and the health and safety of our employees, contractors, public community and others affiliated in our everyday work activities: In order for us to achieve this commitment S-Con Services does:
- Require all applicants to Pass Drug/Alcohol testing before considered for employment. Once employment begins all employees are subject to random drug testing.
- Thoroughly train all employees in environmental, health and safety matters as required by Federal, State, City and Client regulations. We hold each employee accountable for compliance with all policies and procedures.
- Advise/train all supervisors in environmental, health and safety requirements, and hold each supervisor accountable for compliance with this policy in the performance of his/her job.
- Require timely communication between employees and supervisors regarding environmental, health and safety issues.
- Monitor, evaluate and report performance in environmental, health and safety protection.
- Review environmental, health and safety policies/procedures with Company’s sub-contractors so that the know they are expected to perform all work for S-Con Services in compliance with their policies.
- Emphasize the importance of maintaining environmental, health and safety standards in economically competitive situations.
- Review all environmental, health and safety policies/procedures and make changes so they will be pro-active in the industry.
- Promote disciplinary action to its employees who fail to comply to all Federal, State, City, Client and Company rules and regulations.
Each Supervisor is responsible for all safety and environmental activities within their area of supervision. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Communicating and strictly enforcing safety and environmental policies and procedures.
- Setting a good example through leadership and promoting environmental, health and safety initiatives.
- When a safety field site coordinator is not required, the Supervisor is responsible for maintaining and documenting inspections, audits, safety meetings and tailgate meetings.
- Reporting and documenting accidents, illnesses and near misses.
- Investigating accidents unless a Site Safety Coordinator is onsite. The Supervisor must assist in such investigation.
- Holding all employees accountable for their actions through daily, weekly, and monthly observations, documenting where required.
- Planning construction activities with consideration for permitting requirements and timelines.
Each employee shall demonstrate a positive pro-active attitude toward injury prevention and environmental protection as well as client and company property. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Performing their job safely, for their personal safety, the safety of fellow workers, and the protection of the environment, client and company property. This includes the proper use of safety equipment and strict adherence to work safety practices.
- Understanding all safety and environmental policies pertinent to their job responsibilities.
- Performing safety and environmental assessments.
- Actively participating in safety and tailgate meetings.
- Promptly reporting all unsafe conditions and acts (including those of contractors) to their supervisor.
- Reporting any spill/release to their supervisor.
- Reporting all accidents no matter how slight to their supervisor immediately.
S-Con Services Contractors Responsibilities
As a condition of employment, contractors must take all necessary precautions for the safety of all personnel at the worksite. Contractors will comply with all S-Con Services and S-Con Services Client safety and environmental policies, as well as Federal, State, and local safety and environmental laws, rules and regulations. Contractors will have an active injury and loss prevention program. In addition contractors must:
- Perform all work in a safe, environmentally sensitive, and workmanlike manner and provide necessary safety equipment for their employees.
- Report all injuries/illnesses and incidents (including property damage ) immediately to the S-Con Services supervisor or designated alternate.
- Instruct their employees in the applicable S-Con Services standards and practices.