Our Commitment To Health And 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 and are working to continually improve our H&S performance.
Our policies specify that Earth Systems employees must be responsible for their safety 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 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. We maintain an IS Networld ranking of A for all 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