Safety at Tillman
One of the most important points of emphasis at Tillman is safety. We are constantly working to improve and modify our safety standards in order to keep our personnel and others around a work-site out of harm’s way. We strive to comply with federal and state regulations and always keep being safe a priority.
We are very thankful for the fact that Tillman has not had a lost time accident in twelve years of operation. That kind of record exists because we place such a high value on safety compliance.
Our Workers Compensation Experience Modification Rating for 2013 was .92 and we had an even better rating in 2014 of .86.
Here’s an abbreviated list of safety practices and policies at Tillman–
- Employees must report unsafe conditions and must not perform work tasks if they are considered unsafe.
- Employees must report all accidents, injuries, and unsafe conditions to supervisors without the threat of retaliation, penalty, or other disincentive.
- Management will give top priority to and provide the financial resources for the correction of unsafe conditions.
- A safety coordinator and safety committee has been established to recommend improvements to our workplace safety program.
- Supervisors will initially train employees on how to perform job tasks safely and observe employees performing the work.
- All employees will be retrained periodically on safety rules, policies and procedures, and when changes are made to the safety manual.
- Safety inspections and checklists are required to identify areas of risk.
- Preventative maintenance is required to help avoid most equipment failures.
- First-aid kits are kept in the front office and in all service vehicles.
- Personnel is trained for first-aid procedures.
- Accident investigations will be performed by the supervisor at the location where the accident occurred.
- Employees are to follow established safety rules, review them often and use good common sense in carrying out assigned duties.