Safety

Safety is a top priority at Alvarez Contractors, Inc.  Our most valuable assets are the employees whose efforts have enabled us to achieve the level of success we enjoy today.

The safety and well-being of each and every employee is the most important element in protecting that asset.  We are committed to equipping our employees to perform their assigned tasks safely.

We continually keep safety at the fore-front of our operations by maintaining a safety and health program that provides regular and on-going trainings in areas such as fall protection, confined spaces, trenching and excavation, personal protective equipment and other areas of potential hazard.  All new hires are given pre-employment orientation safety training and tool-box talks are also performed each week.  Employees are also subject to the company’s Drug and Alcohol policy.

We value our training program and understand it is an integral part of creating a skilled and knowledgeable work force, focused on safe practices.

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ACI Participates in National Fall Protection Stand-Down

May 2-6, 2016

This week, ACI is participating in OSHA’s National Fall Protection Safety Stand-Down Campaign.  This is our second year participating in the program, in an effort to raise awareness about the high incident rate of fall safety related injuries on the job.  Our focus is on educating our employees about safe work practices for fall prevention, especially ladder safety, lift safety, wearing proper PPE, policies and procedures, as well as other areas.

Educational materials are posted around the jobsites and toolbox talks will be performed, in addition to hazard inspections and analyses, PPE demonstrations and review of our fall protection policy.

 

ACI Wins 2015 Safety Achievement Award

Spring 2016

ACI won the CAWV’s 2015 Safety Achievement Award for the Utility Division, less than 50,000 man-hours category. This is the third consecutive year ACI has won the award and it shows our continued dedication to making safety a top priority in all of our operations.

Thanks to the CAWV for recognizing our efforts and commitment to safety!

 

ACI Wins 2014 Safety Achievement Award for Second Consecutive Year

ACI won the 2014 Safety Achievement Award for the second year in a row!

Awarded by the Contractors Association of WV, ACI won in the Utility Division for less than 50,000 manhours.

Check out the March/April edition of CAWV’s West Virginia Construction News for details:

http://www.cawv.org/site/publisher/files/WVCN%20Mar%20Apr%202015%20for%20WEB.pdf

 

ACI Wins 2013 Safety Achievement Award

The Contractors Association of West Virginia recently awarded us the 2013 Safety Achievement Award for the Utility category, less than 50,000 manhours!

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