Health & Safety
Our highest priority is to provide a safe and healthy workplace.
Earth Systems knows the importance of excellent Health and Safety (H&S) management to our growth, profitability, and long term success. We are committed to meeting the highest standards of corporate responsibility by protecting our employees. We are working to continually improve our H&S performance.
Our policies specify that Earth Systems employees must be responsible for their H&S and must exhibit, encourage and demand safe work behaviors. We incorporate company-wide processes including behavior based safety, near miss and incident reporting, safety audits and accident investigation programs to improve our safety performance. Our Stop Work program ensures we maintain a safe work environment that exceeds our clients demands.
Earth System’s H&S Program exceeds OSHA standards. Our H&S policies and insurance coverage are constantly evaluated by IS Networld’s stringent verification process. The company maintains an IS Networld ranking of A for all of the clients we serve. Furthermore, we have earned numerous awards from clients in recognition of our outstanding health and safety performance.
As a term of employment with Earth Systems, all field personnel must complete a 40 hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) course. The HAZWOPER training is augmented with:
- 8-hour annual HAZWOPER courses
- OSHA Supervisor Training
- A Medical Surveillance Program
- Training for Excavation Design and Oversight
- Smith Defensive Driving Course
- Transportation Worker Training
- CPR, First Aid, and AED Training
- A robust RAV program that anticipates every potential circumstance