Milford, MI -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/19/2018 -- Merlo Construction is proud to announce new safety requirements for all superintendents and foremen at the company. These staff will be required to have completed training courses ratified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure a great level of security for site workers. This move represents Merlo Construction's position as one of the most forward-thinking and safety-oriented companies in the world of commercial concrete.
Having supervisors well trained in all aspects of site safety guarantees the highest level of protection for site workers and is an indicator of Merlo Construction's continued commitment to the welfare of its employees. As a family company, Merlo Construction is an example for all commercial concrete contractors in its consideration for company personnel.
The 10 and 30-hour programs offer a comprehensive overview of site safety, from entry level basics right up to deeper and more varied training covering all aspects of safety procedure.
"All outreach training is intended to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter on a job site." - osha.gov
These new requirements reflect a changing and improving attitude towards working conditions in the construction industry that Merlo Construction is determined to be responsive towards and actively encourages. Merlo Construction already has an excellent safety record, and these changes are a marked sign of intent to keep things that way.
Despite these new requirements, Merlo Construction remains committed to providing impeccable service that is prompt and meets the deadlines set by customers. In this sense, the company considers safety a priority but not a restriction on its ability to deliver exceptional service and value to its clients.
"Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention" - osha.gov
By directing this training towards the senior members on site, the safety procedures outlined in the OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 courses, superintendents and foremen can pass methods on to other site workers effectively, providing a safe work environment for laborers as well as the public. Merlo Construction recognizes the needs of varying construction operations, and while growing as a company, it is important to take stock and make sure that all employees are aware of the risks involved in any particular job.
"We are extremely proud to be putting the safety of our employees first. Our company has shown that it has the potential to grow rapidly and satisfy the needs of a range of clients. That we can do this while maintaining a brilliant safety record is a testament to our staff. This announcement is an indicator of our lasting commitment to the welfare of our employees and the general public. By conforming to OSHA standards, we feel assured that these new requirements will be a fine addition to the already excellent capabilities of our superintendents and foremen." – Merlo Construction
About Merlo Construction
Merlo Construction is a family company, founded by brothers Perry and Ray Merlo in 1991. Since then, the company has grown into a leading earthwork, utility and concrete contractor in southeast Michigan.
Working with the latest technology and a highly trained staff, Merlo Construction can perform a vast scope of work including demolition, earthwork, utilities, concrete foundations, interior flatwork, site concrete, and curb and gutter.
Merlo Construction in Southeast Michigan
4964 Technical Drive Milford, MI 48381