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Blake Hess discusses safety culture at Oscar W. Larson Co.

Safety as A Priority:
Top Down Commitment

The Oscar W. Larson Company performs work in a professional, productive, safe and environmentally sensitive manner. Safety of our employees is our greatest responsibility along with safeguarding the general public and our customer’s property. Safety is an integral part of how we do business and we have adopted a comprehensive plan to carry out that policy.

Our policy is to provide a safe working environment, free of hazards and to provide adequate safety devices and all required training to every one of our employees. It is our goal to create safety awareness among our employees so that each individual understands that they have the ultimate responsibility to work safely.

Charles Burns

Construction Association of Michigan
“Safety Achievement Award”

CAM Safety Achievement Awards

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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Right to a Safe Workplace

All Oscar W. Larson Employees can expect a workplace that exhibits an exemplary safety culture. Each job, service call or warehouse location has the characteristics of what makes for a safe and healthful workplace, free of hazards. At any time if an employee feels unsafe, they have the right to stop work under these circumstances without fear of reprimand. “If it’s not Safe, Don’t Do It”

Right to a Safe Workplace
Training & Qualifications

Training & Qualifications

New employees are enrolled in pre-employment safety training before even getting their boots on the ground. Training is provided both pre-employment and throughout an employee’s career at OWL.

All Oscar W. Larson Skilled Technicians have minimum baseline training which begins with OSHA 10 Hour, American Petroleum Institute RP 1646 and Defensive Driver training to start. As an employee develops more skills over time, the more advanced levels of safety training will be applied to those areas necessary. Employee training curriculums meet those required by OSHA and are taught by an OSHA Authorized Outreach Construction Trainer.

We provide high quality personal protective equipment to our employees along with some of the finest tools and equipment to help promote a safe, quality display of work.

Job Planning & Hazard Recognition

Before work commences, jobs and service calls are carefully planned through safety process management and hazard identification. Our pre-job safety plans and site safety deliverables have always met or exceeded customer’s requirements.

Job Planning & Hazard Recognition

Safety Performance

Year EMR DART TRIR # of Employees Hours Worked
2020 0.70 0.78 1.56 370 767,444
2019 0.72 0.51 1.02 367 783,712
2018 0.75 1.09 1.6 343 736,338