The most valuable resource in our organization is our people. Ed A. Wilson, Inc. places a high priority on the safety and health of our employees and we take pride in our safety record. This record of success can be attributed to the job site safety procedures we employ throughout the course of each project. Each job is reviewed on an ongoing basis by the superintendent, general superintendent, and project manager and periodically reviewed by our safety consultant. Violations of the Company’s Safety Policy are corrected so that the possibility of future accidents is minimized.

As part of our safety program, Ed A. Wilson, Inc. developed a Drug and Alcohol Policy which seeks to prevent the use or abuse of drugs and alcohol by our employees on company property or at a job site. Our policy defines prohibited acts and provides for testing (pre-employment, post accident, random and reasonable suspicion). All Ed A. Wilson, Inc. employees are bound by the Drug and Alcohol Policy as part of the terms and conditions of their employment. Subcontractors are also required to comply with Ed A. Wilson, Inc. Drug and Alcohol Policy guidelines.

Ed A. Wilson, Inc. believes that ongoing education is also important to an effective safety program. Weekly tool box safety meetings are conducted at the job.

We also retain the services of a safety consultant to conduct periodic safety training for our field personnel. Our superintendents also attend seminars to ensure that they are current on MUTCD (Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices) requirements.

Key Elements of Safety Program

    • Weekly ‘toolbox’ safety meetings conducted by the project Superintendent

    • Quarterly Safety Training Sessions conducted by consultant

    • Quarterly Jobsite Safety Inspections conducted by consultant

    • Periodic safety inspections by loss control specialists from workers comp and liability carrier

    • Pre-employment and post-accident drug testing

    • In-house Safety Consultant

      — OSHA Ten Hour Construction Safety Course

    • Traffic Control

      — Pre-employment driving and traffic control safety orientation session

      — We perform traffic control with our own forces (rather than delegate this responsibility to others) and have trained personnel review projects seven days per week.

      — We often exceed MUTCD standards in the implementation of traffic control devices.

      — Bi-annual traffic control certification training through the Texas

A & M Extension Service for all Project Management and Field Management personnel, including Traffic Control Specialist, General Superintendent, Superintendents, Project Manager, and Division Manager.