Safety First, Always
At JSmith Civil, our team is our most valuable asset and protecting the health and safety of all our employees and associates is our top priority. We are committed to the highest standards of safety performance by prioritizing safety every day and for every job. We pride ourselves in not only providing superior work, but also by providing a zero-injury work environment goal- no incidents, no injuries, and no excuses. We train and maintain high internal standards and expect our clients, project team partners, and subcontractors to share in our values and programs.
Our Safety Division is comprised of a dedicated group of professionals that focus on safety as their primary operation and assist all managers, employees, and projects with upholding and implementing the Company’s workplace safe work practices and policies/procedures. Our goal as a safety team is to ensure that both field employees and management use critical thinking, hazard analysis, continued training and apply best practices to make our safety program successful. Our safety division consists of a Safety Director, Field Safety Manager, Safety Coordinator, and Risk Manager. Our Safety Director has more than 25 years of experience in Heavy Civil Construction as a safety director, risk manager, trainer; successfully leading safety programs. Our Field Safety Manager has 25 years of experience successfully training and leading the safety culture change in field operations. Our Safety Coordinator is a certified trainer in multiple programs, which allows for administration of all employee training in-house, as well as on-the-job safety training. JSmith Civil also has certified mechanics who conduct inspections at regular intervals to ensure the equipment we use is well within our maintenance and inspection guidelines.
JSmith Civils’ Project Managers, Superintendents. Foreman and Leadman have certifications in OSHA 30 HR, Excavation and Confined Space, Lifting and Rigging, SDS, Defensive Driving, First Aid/CPR, and Flagging. Most of our field personnel have at least an OSHA 10 HR training according to their position. JSmith Civil conducts Daily Safety Task Hazard Analysis, Job Inspections, and Vehicle Inspection reports weekly, and our CDL drivers inspect trucks daily using a 40-point checklist.
Our dedication to safety and education not only protects our employees but ensures that our services are as safe as can be for our clients and their property. With JSmith Civil, you can count on superior service, teamwork, and safety first, always.