Safety comes first
All of Whertec’s employees have acquired, at least, OSHA’s minimum on-site CFR 1910 General Industry safety training and medical surveillance requirements. This gives our employees the knowledge to prevent safety incidents and accidents while performing their work duties, It is our goal at Whertec to provide our employees with the maximum training we can provide. In addition to minimum safety requirements, Whertec offers all employees 10hr and 30hr OSHA courses. Training certificates for all employees are maintained at our safety department.
Training is key
All medical surveillance conducted by an authorized and certified professional:
- Pre-employment Drug Screen / 7 Panel Test
- Baseline Audiogram
- Respiratory Medical Questionnaire / Evaluation
- Baseline Pulmonary Function Test
- Respirator Fit Test
All on-site employees have received OSHA and Whertec’s annual and minimum training which includes but is not limited to:
- Drug and Alcohol Policy
- General Safety – Health Provision
- Confined Spaces – Attendants/Entrants
- Lock-Out/Tag-Out – Affected/Authorized
- Hazard Communication
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Gas Hazards
- Respiratory Protection
- Hexavalent Chromium
- Fall Protection
- Abrasive Blasting
- Temperature Extremes – Heat Illness
- Bloodborne Pathogens, First Aid, CPR and AED*
*All Whertec Supervisors and Foremen have this certification and receive scheduled updates and required re-certifications.
Under no circumstance may a Whertec employee work until he/she has successfully completed proper training.
Whertec’s Environmental Safety and Health Manual includes over 75 programs.
Whertec has been and will continue to be committed to working safe. It is the intention of Whertec to maintain a safe, healthy and efficient working environment. It is Whertec’s goal to improve morale, recognize achievements and drive positive safety behavior within each employee.
Whertec has also created an employee safety site. This site is a great resource for employees on customer sites. Employees can download MSDS’s, safety programs, forms, toolbox meeting sheets, etc. From this site, employees can view safety committee notes, current safety dashboard and safety buck balances, which have been issued through Whertec’s safety incentive program. In addition, the site has all the safety program courses, including videos, PowerPoints, tests and related training materials.
Whertec is currently subscribed to and complies with the following online database resource verification companies:
- First Verify