Safety is not negotiable on a RA-LIN project, it is an imperative.
RA-LIN assumes responsibility for the implementation of a comprehensive safety approach on every project we pursue. We continually develop and improve high corporate expectations to provide the safest work environment for our project personnel. We recognize our obligation to provide a workplace free from all recognized hazards. To maintain the safest conditions for RA-LIN projects, we have two full-time safety personnel dedicated to all projects.
We are convinced that a successful safety program requires a specific plan and a method for obtaining the cooperation of everyone on the job, from corporate management to the newest worksite apprentice. Success depends on four essential elements: leadership, safe working conditions, safe working practices, and a strategic team effort.
Our mission is to ensure the safety and health of employees, site visitors, and subcontractors by establishing and enforcing comprehensive safety standards, providing the necessary training and education to achieve safety excellence and encouraging continual improvement of company safety.
RA-LIN continual strives for no near misses, accidents or injuries. When events occur, RA-LIN recognizes such undesirable events as rare learning opportunities to prevent future occurrences.
RA-LIN superintendents conduct regular on-site safety meetings in which employees and subcontractors are reminded and charged to work in a safe manner. Each job is visited periodically by members of our corporate safety staff to ensure compliance with safety requirements and to assist in educating field workers about safety procedures. RA-LIN also provides classes in safety training and problem recognition for supervisory personnel.
Th following safety training policy applies to all company field supervision, project management, and safety personnel (any additional training required by the job specific conditions will be provided as needed):
- RA-LIN superintendents and foremen have current OSHA 30 and CPR/First Aid training. The majority also have current targeted training (exclusive of OSHA 30) administered by a Certified Environmental, Safety and Health Trainer (CET) in:
- Aerial Lift,
- Fall Protection,
- Crane Rigging and Signaling,
- NPDES Level 1A (Georgia Only),
- Trenching and Excavation, and
- Confined Spaces.
- All project management personnel have current targeted training (exclusive of OSHA 30) administered by a Certified Environmental, Safety and Health Trainer (CET) in:
- OSHA 30,
- NPDES Level 1A, and
- CPR/First Aid.
Every subcontractor on a RA-LIN project must ensure that all subcontractor personnel provide documented proof* for the following at a minimum:
- Completed RA-LIN site specific safety orientation,
- Competent Person training related to trade specific scope of work hazards,
- Trade specific scope of work Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and
*Upon request, proof of such training must be available for review at all times.