Safety in Action
Hazards and injuries can set a project timeline behind. Professionals from B&B Electric prevent these problems and address potential threats to the safety of your team, our team, and the entire jobsite environment.
YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY
B&B is serious about safety. Our employees receive safety training from their first day of employment, and continues over their time with B&B to ensure their safety along with the safety of our customers and other on-site contractors. Examples of these training activities include new employee orientation, job-site orientation, annual company-wide safety seminars, and continuing education and training for journeymen and apprentices.
Attendance at Weekly Toolbox Talks is required of every B&B employee working on-site. These check-ins provide a focused time of discussion about the status of the project, and any concerns or updates on safety protocol. We understand keeping our team safe and informed keeps your project on track.
Although we do our best to avoid any incidents, the nature of our industry lends itself to some safety risks. All accidents and near misses that occur on our job-sites are thoroughly documented and investigated. Each investigation must end with a determination on the root cause of accident, and guidelines are altered or training offered when appropriate.
You can rest assured that the Project Manager (PM) and Foreman overseeing your project is the one who is best suited for your needs. All of the PMs and Foreman at B&B Electric have years of experience in the electrical field and are, of course, certified electricians. The folks in these roles have completed additional course training, and each specialize and work almost exclusively in a specific industry. This specialization gives your PM and Foreman foresight into the special challenges they might face and how to overcome them. You are able to depend on such specialized project leaders because of the size of our workforce.
Do you have certified safety leaders on staff?
Our team includes safety leaders, lead by Mike Putney our full-time Safety Director, who carry credentials to train and instruct others in the following:
- Powered Industrial Truck Trainer
- Scissor Lift
- Boom Lift
- Fork Lift
- NFPA70e/Electrical Safety Instructor
- OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer
- OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer
- OSHA Authorized Disaster Site Worker Trainer
- Crosby Rigging Authorized Trainer
- MSHA Part 46 Trainer
What makes you more qualified to work on mines?
The electricians we employ to work in mines receive additional training:
- Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) training for mine sites
- New Miner Training
- Annual Refresher Training
What benefits does an apprenticeship program offer me?
B&B Electric’s apprentice training program combines the on-the-job training and formal related technical instruction you need to prepare you for this high-demand field. This means you get paid to work while you receive a great education in the electrical field.
- Apprenticeship training is a 5 year program
- Apprentices attend school one day a week and learn on the job the rest of the week
- OSHA’s 30 class required of all apprentices along with other specific safety training
What are the continuing educational opportunities provided by B&B Electric?
- CPR/First Aid
- Motor Control
- Conduit Bending
- Fire Alarm
- National Electric Code and Updates
- Crane Rigging and Signaling
- NFPA70E Electrical Safety
- Instrumentation and Automation
- OSHA 30-hour training
Staff Trained to Provide Training in the Following Subjects:
- Scissor Lift Use
- Boom Lift Use
- Fork Lift Use
- Confined Space Entry
- Fall Protection
- Lockout Tagout
- Electrical Safety
- Fire Safety and Protection
- Ladder Safety
What is a MOD rate, and why should I care?
The MOD rate contributes to how much companies pay each month in workers’ compensation premiums, determined by the company’s past incidences and worker compensation claims. The industry standard is 1.0, a company with a mod rate less than 1.0 has had less claims than the average. B&B Electric is proud to have a MOD rate of 0.79, meaning we average less workers compensation claims (i.e. injuries) than other companies in our industry.