Pacific West Lath & Plaster, Inc. is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy workplace environment for our employees. Because our employees are our greatest asset, we stress the importance of safety in every job we perform at work, at home and within the community.
The goal of Pacific West Lath & Plaster, Inc. is continued success which is only possible with safe workplace production. Through our safety program, employees are reminded that our injury free culture is a direct reflection of daily employee responsibilities.
Pacific West Lath & Plaster, Inc. has a designated Safety Committee, comprised of line-level, supervisor, management and officer level employees. The mission of the Pacific West Lath & Plaster, Inc. Safety Committee is to develop and promote a healthy and safe environment for all employees and visitors to our business office, job sites, driving routes and to promote healthy individual choices, maximizing employee effectiveness while minimizing exposure to risk and incidents. It is our mission to include and involve all employees with regards to training, communication and safe work practices. The Safety Committee meets monthly or within a week after any near miss, injury or accident.
ALL MEMBERS OF THE SAFETY COMMITTEE ARE EMPOWERED TO STOP WORK
IF UNSAFE CONDITIONS OR PRACTICES ARE OBSERVED.
Company and Customer Benefits of historically high safety ratings:
*Experience Modification Rating (EMR) is considerably lower than average industry standards.
*All insurance carrier ratings are A+
Creating this culture at Pacific West has developed by following these practices:
*Defining Management & Employee Responsibilities
*Safe Production Planning (pre, during and post job)
*Weekly Workplace Safety Training
*Worker Participation & Involvement
*Proper Reporting & Investigation Procedures
*Trade and Production Training
We stress practicing safety everywhere.
If we only practice safety when we show up for work, we are not creating a culture.
SAFETY MATTERS - EVERYDAY, EVERYWHERE.