Tips for Maintaining a Safe & Healthy Workplace
Safety is simply part of how we do business every day.
At ReArch Company, we consider the safety and health of employees, subcontractors, clients, tenants, and the general public to be of utmost importance. ReArch Company’s commitment to safety is demonstrated in our ongoing training and certification program, overseen by our Director of Field Operations. All of our field staff are 30-Hour OSHA certified and required to maintain current CPR/First Aid certifications. ReArch Company is also a Lead-Safe certified firm approved to conduct lead-based paint renovation, repair, and painting activities.
We are committed to ensuring that our jobsites, offices, buildings, and managed properties provide a healthy and injury-free environment. To do this, we integrate safety into our daily culture. We work hard every day to ensure that the health and safety of those accessing our workspace will not be compromised, by taking proactive steps to plan our work in a manner that mitigates potential safety hazards. We educate, train, and empower our employees to be responsible for safety, and to be aware and compliant of all construction laws, regulations and standards.
We believe we have a moral obligation to prevent work-related injuries, and that safety is the responsibility of everyone. Our commitment to a safe and injury-free workplace is achievable through proper planning, collaboration and communication.
Health and Safety Tips
Prepare Yourself For Fall Driving
The fall season means shorter days and less daylight which brings additional safety issues. The National Safety Committee reminds us of the following factors to be aware of when driving in the dark:•The risk of a fatal crash is three times greater at night•Depth perception, color recognition, and peripheral vision can be compromised in the…
Identifying Hazards as a Team
It is important to check for the identification of hazards. Consider forming a team to identify potential hazards on the job site. Together you can devise a solution to fix them before they become risks that could potentially cause harm. This tip is part of our commitment to Safety during Safe + Sound week, which…
Ensure Proper Tool Guards
On a construction site, all tools must be guarded properly. Following the manufacturer’s guidelines will help determine safe practices for the equipment. In this photo, the contractor held the guard back with a screw. The operator puts themselves and others at risk by doing so. Following manufacturer guidelines on using equipment properly allows for safe work practices and…