We are committed to keeping our employees and partners safe at all times.

AshBritt is committed to protecting our employees, clients, and the general public on all disaster recovery projects. This fundamental value is paramount to us and is inherent in all our operations. Our goal is ZERO safety incidents. AshBritt considers safety and environmental concerns very seriously in any disaster recovery or debris management operation, and we have an impeccable record as a result. From our organization’s beginning with Hurricane Andrew, our safety record has been excellent.

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AshBritt’s Safety Compliance Standard

AshBritt, Inc.’s safety program is the foundation for its daily operations and national disaster responses. When applicable, AshBritt operations are conducted in accordance with: OSHA 1910, 1918, 1920, 1926, Cal OSHA CCR Title 8, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers EM 385 1-1, U.S. Coast Guard Title 33, U.S. Navy Salvage Engineer’s Handbook, FEMA 325, Sections 403,407, and 502 of the Stafford Act, and Emergency Management and Assistance 44 CFR 206.224.


AshBritt’s Commitment

AshBritt is committed to protecting its employees, its clients and the general public on all AshBritt projects. This fundamental value is paramount to us and is inherent in all of our operations. Safety takes priority over all other aspects of a project and is to be the first thought in evaluating the means and methods for operations, logistics and schedules. The measure of our success will be based on the pre-planning, operational processes and lack of incidents.


AshBritt’s Accountability

AshBritt operates as the prime contractor and therefore is responsible for administering and overseeing the overall safety to its clients, subcontractors, any associated project personnel and project site visitors. AshBritt however, can not accomplish this alone. Individual workers are just as accountable for their actions as a crew’s foreman or a subcontractor’s owner. Holding all individuals accountable for their actions will help build a safer project, enhance teamwork and strengthen morale.

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AshBritt’s Safety Program Purpose

The purpose of the Corporate Health and Safety Manual, is to provide the basic level of safety overview for all AshBritt personnel involved in field operations and project oversight. AshBritt’s safety manual applies to all AshBritt projects and personnel involved in all field operations. Additional safety policies and procedures will be detailed in project site-specific safety and health plans.


AshBritt’s Employee Qualifications and Training

All AshBritt employees, managers, supervisors, and subcontractors will be trained to the level of their responsibilities in addition to the job duties they will perform. This will provide personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to work safely and avoid creating hazards that could place themselves or others at risk. With the proper training, comes the awareness and understanding of workplace hazards and how to identify, report, and control them. In many cases workers may need to receive specialized training when their work involves unique hazards.

AshBritt senior personnel will determine and authorize those workers who will be designated as a “Competent Person” or “Qualified Person”. All workers, including managers and supervisors, will be trained to ensure the proper use of appropriate personal protective equipment is available and being worn, provide medical services and first aid, respond to emergency situations, be trained in 40 hr. Hazwoper when a potential exposure exists to a hazardous substance, and other project site orientation trainings.


AshBritt’s Safety Pays Program

AshBritt’s “Safety Pays” incentive program is not a policy, but rather an optional tool that can be used to enhance safety program compliance. The “Safety Pays” program creates and fosters a safe working environment by using innovative practices and programs that will motivate personnel to exercise safe work practices.


AshBritt’s Hazard Communications and the “Right to Know Act”

This standard protects all employees, clients and subcontractors in the workplace by mandating that workers have access to information pertaining to chemicals at the work place.