TURNER STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGIES COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING A SAFE AND HEALTHFUL WORKPLACE FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
The policy of TST is to comply with all applicable safety and health standards set forth by the following regulatory agencies:
- Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA ) of 1970, Public Law 91-596
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 241-1989 Safeguarding Construction, Alteration and Demolition Operations.
- Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Clause 52,236.13- Accident Prevention.
- Corps of Engineers Safety & Health Manual, EM385-1-1 dated September 15, 2008.
TST’s goal is to prevent injury, ill health, damage or loss to any and all employees and subcontractors. Promotion of safety and health is an essential part of the core duties of all supervisors. Commitment from management is communicated by safety and health orientations, safety meetings, planning, control, and processes necessary to render a safe working environment.
All TST employees are required to take a safety and health orientation upon hire and training classes as needed depending on their position as well as the needs of the projects and/or the needs of the government.
All TST Project Managers, Superintendents, Quality Control Managers and Project Specialists are OSHA 30 certified and maintain an updated Basic First Aid & CPR-AED certification.
TST expects all employees to recognize that they equally have a clear duty to exercise self discipline and accept responsibility to prevent injury to themselves and others and loss to the company in every way they can.
In accordance with this policy, TST will continue to:
- Employ and provide proper resources to ensure competence and advice on health matters.
- Develop and implement procedures and codes of safe working practices.
- Maintain systems for reporting and controlling safety performance.
- Provide training in safe working methods for employees at all levels.
- Maintain an appropriate framework on effective measures for promoting safety and health.
- Walk-through inspections will be made to determine hazards and hazard controls.
- An Accident Investigation Plan will be implemented should the need arise.
- Required written safety plans including Personal Protective Equipment will be implemented typically covered in an Activity Hazard Analysis. All TST projects are 100% PP&E
- Hold site specific all hands tool box safety meetings as required when required, or job tasks change. At least one site safety meeting will be held a week.
The responsibility of TST to comply with all statutory requirements and to ensure the health, safety, and welfare at work of its employees includes the following:
- The equipment and systems of work.
- The arrangements for handling, storage, and transportation of materials.
- Providing information to employees and their instruction, training, and supervision.
- The place of work for both employees and others in sites under the company’s control, including the facilities.
Prior to start of work, TST will conduct a thorough survey of the existing conditions at the work site in order to identify any hazards which might exist as well as to determine the nature and extent of any safeguards necessary to allow the work to progress in a safe manner.