Health & Safety

Safety Awards

  • City of Baltimore – Program Facilitator, Small Business Development Program January 2018

Current Programs & Training

  • NIOSH: Identifying High-Risk Small Business Industries (The basis for preventing occupational injury/illness/fatality)
  • OSHA Small Entity Compliance for the Respiratory Protection Standard
  • HSE Manual Highlights or progressive items
    • Competent Person Trenching and Excavation
    • Permit Require Confined Space Entry (per new construction standard OSHA 1926 subpart AA)

Safety Programs

  • New Hire Orientation (topics to include Midas S&H Policy; GHS-Globally Harmonized System; Confined Space Entry; Defensive Driving; Pneumatic Plug Safety)
  • OSHA 10/30 HR Construction Annual
  • Excavation Trenching Competent Person – bi-annual (all MIDAS field employees)
  • Confined Space Entry – bi-annual (all MIDAS field employees)
  • Conduct companywide monthly safety meetings to cover pertinent topics
  • Weekly toolbox talks to all foreman signed & returned to Safety Director’s office (conforms to OSHA requirement for continuous training)
  • Certify all crew leaders for First Aid/CPR/AED per OSHA requirement
  • JHA & Site-Specific Emergency Plan for each job
  • Rough Terrain Forklift Certification per OSHA requirement
  • Critical/Crane Lift Pick Plans/Permits

Dedicated In-House Safety Training Facility

  • Dedicated classroom facility to accommodate 30-40 employees for safety training
  • Computer facilities set up for online videos and training courses
  • Hands on training in CPR and other practical areas

How We Work Closely with Our Customers and Contractors

  • Engage with Prime/General Contractor reps on site
  • Partner with WSSC Safety Inspectors to maintain rigorous compliance on associated sites
  • Provide copies of safety trainings, JHA’s, Confined Space Occupancy Permits, and Critical Lift Plans

Regular Site Visits and Strong Field Presence

  • Average 40-50 job site inspections monthly for approximately 20 active sites daily
  • Take an active role in assessing projects and potential hazards to formulate safe, effective, and efficient procedures to get the job done safely