Safety, Health & Environmental

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We're committed to safeguarding people and the environment.

Safety, Health, and Environmental (SH&E) are core priorities for us. We’re dedicated to achieving excellence in SH&E through an internal program that blends industry standards with cutting-edge methods. Our ultimate aim: zero work-related injuries, and no harm to property or the environment.

Our program encompasses everything from environmental compliance maps and impact assessments to management plans and checklists, all tied together with a streamlined workflow. We’re committed to ensuring our team is well-equipped for a safe work environment.

  • You are making sure people go home safe without injuries and that is priceless. Your performance and example in the end also helps me with my performance. Thank you so much! For keeping your people safe and maintaining that expectation and value in your culture.

    Mike Veile
    Bayer Crop Science

Safety Training

We’re committed to ensuring our team is well-equipped for a safe work environment.

  • Salaried employees and field supervisors complete a core of twelve crucial safety courses.
  • Our comprehensive training includes: Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Competent Person (Trench, Confined Space, Rigging, and Scaffold), Crane Safety, Fall Protection, First Aid/CPR, GHS/SDS, OSHA 10/30 Hour, Fleet Safety, and Anti-Harassment.

Subcontractor Safety

We work with subcontractors to maintain safe practices that ensure work is progressing safely by using a four-pronged approach:

  • Preparatory Meeting: Before mobilization, we hold a thorough preparatory meeting.
  • Initial Meeting: We reiterate safety policies to field crews on their first day on site.
  • Ongoing Support: Two weeks after work begins, we team up with subcontractors to ensure they understand and are maintaining safe practices.
  • Weekly Safety Meetings: Throughout the project, weekly safety meetings ensure a continuously safe and collaborative work environment.

Safety is at the core of our work.

We protect life by ensuring our work is performed safely and through a longstanding commitment to achieving zero accidents and zero injuries in everything we do.

We focus on leading indicators – building a strong culture of safety through training, mentorship, personal responsibility, and continuous improvement – designed to safeguard life, property and the environment.

Safety for New Employees

We prioritize the safety of our new team members by enhancing their visibility to experienced colleagues. This proactive approach reduces the risk of accidents and injuries among new employees. Seasoned team members readily identify newcomers, providing guidance and sharing “Safe Practices” to ensure a safer work environment.

Safety for Life

Our Safety for Life program includes Nine Life Preserving Principles:

  • Demonstrated Management Commitment
  • Employee Participation
  • Budgeting and Staffing for Safety
  • Preplanning
  • Contractor Management
  • Recognition and Rewards
  • Safety Orientation and Training
  • Incident Investigations
  • Fit for Duty

Construction Safety Week

Every year, Shimmick participates in Construction Safety Week. Watch Shimmick deliver personal safety messages to employees throughout the week.