Creating a safe and health-minded working environment begins with forging a Culture of Safety throughout our firm. As our client, you can be proud of how your project is built from start to finish. As our associates and subcontractors, your daily safety is goal one. At the helm of our Safety Promise is our Director of Safety and Risk Management, Tonya Warren. With the assistance of safety coordinators to administer our Corporate Safety and Health Program.
NC Department of Labor/ OSHA Building Star Program
The Building Star Program recognizes companies for establishing safe workplaces. Companies receiving the designation must meet several criteria, including a comprehensive safety program, excellent injury and illness rates and employee participation in the safety process. In “Building Star,” management, labor, and OSHNC establish a cooperative relationship at the workplace.
Currently, we are 1 of 27 general contractors in the entire State of North Carolina who are Building Star participants.
Advantages of Building Star:
- Improved employee motivation to work safely
- Reduction in workers’ compensation costs
- Safe and healthful working conditions
- Reduced absenteeism and turnover
- Reduced employee complaints to OSHNC Compliance
- Avoidance of costly OSHNC penalties
- More efficient operations
- Increased productivity
- Improved employee morale
Continuous Focus on Safety Training
“Goal One Safety” strategy begins with a commitment to site specific safety programs established for every project and continuous training, focus, and accountability for a safe jobsite. We are committed to providing up-to-date safety training and provide monthly informal on-site safety training classes. Our training includes, initiatives and information to help employees identify, evaluate and control hazards and safety issues and improve overall safety performance in a proactive manner. Courses offered include but not limited to formal and informal training such as 30hr OSHA, Scaffolding, Excavation/Trenching, Electrical and Fall Protection.
“Goal One Safety insures that by creating the right environment of safety and encouraging our team members to be courageous leaders when it comes to safety on the jobsite, we know we can positively impact our personal safety, well-being and lives of others.” Tonya Warren, Director of Safety and Risk Management.
For more information regarding our Goal One Safety Program, please contact:
Director of Safety and Risk Management.