We have built a reputation for service, and safety.

Safety Objectives:

Upchurch Services, LLC recognizes that its primary responsibility is to provide a safe environment for its employees and to the public.

Safety is a top priority. Key elements of our comprehensive safety program include:

  • Weekly toolbox safety meetings
  • JSA’s
  • Equipment and site inspections
  • Working toward 100% of employees OSHA 10 trained
  • Key managers and supervisors are OSHA 30 trained
  • Regular driver training on safe vehicle operations and defensive driving practices

Safety Training

In addition to OSHA 10 and 30 training, all employees receive continuous and regular training in fall protection, confined space entry, aerial lifts and scaffolding, first aid/CPR, and driver safety training.

Safety Enhancements:

  • Full-time Safety Director onboard to enhance safety culture, to provide oversight of safety performance for all Upchurch Services entities, raise awareness of Best Safety Practices, and provide management support on environmental, health and safety issues.
  • Dash Cams
  • Dash cams were installed in all company vehicles in 1st quarter of 2022. Upchurch Services, LLC recognizes that its primary responsibility is to provide a safe environment for its employees and to the public. The primary purpose and uses of dash cams are to promote safer driving, reduce the frequency of vehicle accidents, help protect the driver and company in the event of MVA’s during operations, and assist in the accident investigation process.

Organizations:

  • National Safety Council (NSC)
  • ISNetworld
  • Avetta
  • ABC-Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

 

Members of ISNetworld and Avetta – two leaders in contractor and supplier information management. They help connect contractors and suppliers with clients that meet their requirements to support safe workplaces and regulatory compliance.

ISN and Avetta – Manage all contractors and suppliers in one platform to review, measure and improve health, safety, environmental and quality performance. Supply chain risk compliance network. Demonstrate credibility and qualifications

 

Member of the National Safety Council, provider of safety resources and safety training.

  • New hires complete a 2-hour online defensive driving course.
  • All employees complete 4-hour classroom defensive driving every 2 years.

 

Better than average industry safety metrics

  • Upchurch Services has a .83 WC Experience Mod for 2022.

Randall Foster, Safety Director