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Safety

MY SAFETY: INTELLIGENT SOLUTIONS
FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

There are many concerns when embarking on a construction project—none more important than safety. Beyond the physical risk to personnel and the general community, injuries on the job site can be costly in terms of liability, your company’s good name, the project’s budget and its completion date.

That’s why at PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving, we believe a project is not completed successfully unless it is completed safely.

MY SAFETY means you can trust PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving to ensure the well-being of your people, protect your good name, and complete your project cost-effectively.
Our Leaders integrate our safety values into everything they do, making our projects safer by always doing what is right. They:

  • Commit always to Safety Excellence.
  • Educate employees so they make the right risk decisions.
  • Plan for evolving safety efforts.
  • Empower employees’ safe behavior so they stop at-risk behavior.
  • Improve by learning from mistakes.
  • Celebrate safety successes.
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COMMIT

MY SAFETY: STARTS WITH COMMITMENT

We believe in always doing the right thing first. That’s why the most important aspect of any effective safety program is a sincere commitment by top management. All safety professionals hold a BS or MS in Safety. Our efforts are continually recognized by industry organizations such as the Associated General Contractors of America, the National Safety Council and the Master Builders’ Association of Western PA.

PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving are actively involved in federal and state voluntary compliance programs on select projects. The goal of such partnerships is to encourage joint cooperation between OSHA, MOSH, PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving and trade contractors to foster a safe work environment for all project employees.

OSHA Partnership

Consol Energy Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

UPMC East Hospital

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Mountain Ridge High School

Frostburg, Maryland

University of Meryland

School of Public Health

The Tower at PNC Plaza

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

CMU Tepper School of Business

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

MY SAFETY MEANS EDUCATED EMPLOYEES

Recognizing that a trained workforce is vital to minimizing accidents, we provide all our employees with the training needed to properly and safely perform their jobs. Employees participate in the My Safety Leadership workshop, behavioral-based safety training that encourages discussion and resolution of real-life job scenarios.

 

Field operations leaders receive between 40 and 100 hours of safety training. This training is designed to create safety advocates who are empowered to act responsibly and encourage the same behavior in their staff. The result is a team of employees that is knowledgeable, confident and capable of managing safety at the project location.

COMMUNICATION IS KEY

Our leaders know that good communication is one of the best ways to prevent incidents. They conduct daily safety sessions and hold comprehensive safety talks and meetings.

 

Additionally, to prepare for real-world experience, highly participatory workshops engage employees in a variety of safety-related scenarios.

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EDUCATE

PJ DICK, TRUMBULL AND LINDY PAVING EMPLOYEES:

  • Always work safely.
  • Know and follow Safety Policy, Life-Saving Rules, Worksite Safety Rules and Safe Work Practices.
  • Always check work areas for hazards prior to work.
  • Always stop work if hazards are not controlled in the work area.
  • Always report unsafe actions and conditions to their supervisor.
  • Never attempt work if they are unqualified or physically unable to perform.
  • Always wear required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Never work under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol.
  • Discuss with supervisor any prescription or over-the-counter drugs that many affect their work.
  • Never engage in workplace violence, harassment or horseplay.

PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy have completed and are engaged in a variety of challenging projects for the University of Pittsburgh. Each thoroughly integrates a well-thought approach to safety with exceptional oversight and project control.

Jay Frerotte

University of Pittsburgh

ON-THE-JOB LIFE-SAVING RULES

Safety is a principal corporate value at PJ Dick, Trumbull, and Lindy Paving at all organizational levels.

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PLAN

MY SAFETY STARTS WITH A PLAN

Before each project begins, supervisors follow a comprehensive Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) to identify all potential and existing hazards and eliminate them before the job commences. From that assessment they develop and communicate a site-specific Safety Plan and share all pertinent safety information with each site employee.

The Penguins were very proud of the successful safety record on the CONSUL Energy Center project. We owe this success to the safety plan that was implemented by the P.I Dick construction safety team.

Travis Williams

Pittsburgh Penguins

MY SAFETY EMPOWERS EMPLOYEES

PJ Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving leverage a significant investment in information technology. Safety resources are readily available on the companies’ intranet and provide our field workforce with immediate access to the information they need to make good risk decisions on the project in real time.

LEADERS ENCOURAGE STOP WORK AUTHORITY BY:

  • Actively listening and ensuring our employees that their input is critical to a safe workplace.
  • Stopping work whenever needed to keep the team safe.
  • Communicating Stop Work actions.
  • Discussing corrective measures with all involved workers.
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Importantly, each and every team member has the ability and responsibility to Stop Work whenever it appears safety is compromised.

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EMPOWER

PUT OUR INTELLIGENT SOLUTIONS TO WORK

When you hire PJ Dick, Trumbull or Lindy Paving, you are hiring highly trained, top-quality construction Professionals who will deliver proven performance every time.

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IMPROVE

MY SAFETY ALWAYS IMPROVES

While we strive to meet Goal Zero accidents by having the most comprehensive safety education, resources and support available, accidents may occur.

Project supervisors are trained to swiftly and smartly handle every accident event, which includes gathering vital information on the root cause of the accident and potential corrective actions.

This comprehensive review is shared and discussed with all employees. These “Lessons Learned” help minimize similar events from recurring in the future.

MY SAFETY CELEBRATES SUCCESS

It’s important that companies acknowledge and motivate a job well done. To encourage and recognize safety, PJ Dick, Trumbull, and Lindy Paving have instilled several award and recognition programs for employees throughout our organization.

SAFETY WORKS! AWARD PROGRAM

Recognizes exceptional safety performance and contributions that reflect our key company initiatives. All employees are eligible, either as a nominator or a nominee.

GOAL ZERO RECOGNITION PROGRAM

For every 1,400 incident-free hours paid, field employees can earn their choice of Company Safety Recognition Apparel.

“STAR” SAFETY EXCELLENCE AWARD

Star Awards are intended to recognize field supervisors for exceeding our Safety Values in the manner in which they represent the Companies to our clients and employees.

PROJECT-SPECIFIC RECOGNITION

We partner with clients to develop a recognition program that is specific to their project and goals.

We recognize our company-wide employees who have demonstrated commitment to safety through innovation on the job.

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CELEBRATE

There is a direct link between safety and a quality cost-effective job. P.J. Dick, Trumbull and Lindy Paving understand this and have put in place the best practices and people to maximize safety.

Paul Becker

Willis Towers Watson