LEM Construction Co, Inc. considers no phase of our operations or management of higher importance than safety and accident prevention. Our policy is to provide and maintain OSHA compliant safe and healthful working conditions. In addition to the welfare of our employees, safety is a cost-effective priority that allows us to minimize worker lost time, resulting in fewer job delays, lower job costs, higher employee satisfaction, and better public and customer relations.

A truly effective accident prevention program begins with management, and each manager, field supervisor, and foreman is required to be committed to LEM’s safety program and policies. This program includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Hazard Communication Program
  • Manager and Supervisor safety and CPR training
  • New hire safety orientation, drug and alcohol testing
  • Standard employee safety training and refresher training
  • Project Specific Hazard employee safety training
  • Proper PPE training, selection, use, and maintenance
  • Daily Crew Task Hazard Analysis (THAs)
  • Frequent Tool Box Safety Meetings
  • Proper Training, Selection, and use of tools and equipment
  • Frequent In-house Safety Inspections
  • Periodic Third Party Safety Audits
  • Root Cause Near-Miss and Accident Investigation and Analysis

Our safety director has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and is a Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO), having completed the OSHA 500 Trainer course and prerequisite program. He develops, maintains, and enforces company safety policies and procedures, as well as updates procedures to comply with evolving OSHA standards and further minimize potential hazards.

Through diligent implementation of our safety program, we are able to keep our incident rate well below the industry average. OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE ZERO ACCIDENTS!