SAFETY

Focused on Safety… Focused on People.

Herman Weissker, Inc. is committed to providing a work place free from all recognized hazards. To achieve this, HWI has developed a comprehensive safety program focused on accident reduction through hazard recognition, education, and safety leadership.

A key element of our safety program is our dedicated team of safety professionals.  They provide added value to crews by conducting training and oversight on complex tasks and work practices. Our consistent focus on safety exemplifies our dedication to achieving our goal of zero incidents.

Herman Weissker, Inc. understands that education and training are an important element of our safety program. To ensure our crew members are properly trained in the work being performed, while also remaining compliant with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, HWI conducts continuing education on an ongoing basis.

Some of the courses offered include;

  • OSHA Construction 10 and 30 Hour Outreach Training
  • Natural Gas Distribution Operator Qualification (OQ) Training
  • Excavation Trenching & Shoring Competent Person
  • Confined Space Competent Person
  • First Aid/CPR Training
  • Smith System Driver’s Training
  • Supervisor’s Leadership Training
  • Environmental Conservation Training
  • Behavior Based Safety Training
  • Wildfire Prevention Training

HWI maintains a training center and experienced training staff to afford employees a means of learning new tasks in a safe environment.
Trade specific training is conducted on;

  • Gas-Covered Tasks
  • High Voltage Work Practices
  • Welding Operations
  • Trenching & Shoring
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Confined Space, Pole Top, and Trench Rescue
  • Hoisting and Rigging Training
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Environmental Compliance & Auditing

Herman Weissker, Inc. serves to maintain the environment during construction through field technical support, regulatory reporting, training, and auditing of operational practices. We integrate environmental values into our decision making process, by considering the environmental impacts of activities and finding reasonable alternatives to those actions.

HWI has extensive experience in;

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Hazardous Materials Management Programs
  • Fugitive Dust Control Measures & Reporting
  • Clean Air Emissions Programs
  • Spill Prevention, Control, & Remediation
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Right of Way (ROW) Survey and Management

Herman Weissker, Inc. is a Certified Minority Business – Certificates on file: SC04003 #1412 CPUC-Supplier Clearinghouse #4KS00002