Health & Safety
Geo-Solutions Inc. is committed to the safety of its employees and compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and ordinances throughout its operations.
Geo-Solutions utilizes a risk based / hazard identification approach as one of its primary principles in the administration of its safety program. The approach includes:
- Development of Site Specific Safety Plans
- Project Specific Task Hazard Analysis Development and Review
- Job Site Safety Audits / Inspections
- Employee Training
- Stop Work Authority
Geo-Solutions' site superintendents have overall responsibility for managing site safety on its projects. Geo-Solutions' superintendents are matched to each job site / assignment according to their level of training, experience, and past performance for completing assignments in a safe, professional, and efficient manner. Geo-Solutions' supervisors conduct tailgate safety meetings at the beginning of the workday to discuss site safety issues from previous workdays as well as potential areas of concern for the work ahead. All employees are empowered with no repercussions "stop work" authority to ensure a safe work environment.
From the standpoint of training, all of Geo-Solutions' field staff have received a minimum of 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training, current 8-hour updates, and are enrolled in a medical monitoring program with yearly physicals. Many on staff have received additional training including supervisory training, confined space, excavation safety, lifts and rigging, first aid, and radiological worker II training.
Geo-Solutions' safety department is managed by a board certified safety professional (CSP) and is structured to assist line management with regulatory compliance and optimize safety performance. The safety department oversees safety program development and management, training, auditing (at all levels of the organization), and case management. Geo-Solutions' safety staff is available to all employees and customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Geo-Solutions takes safety very seriously and is committed to maintaining a safe work environment for all of its workers, site visitors, and the public at large.
Geo-Solutions was presented a Bureau of Reclamation award for "Outstanding Safety Program and Practices" on the Watkins Dam Slurry Wall Project in Ogden, Utah.
If you'd like to learn more about our safety record, call us at 724-335-7273.