Working in a potentially hazardous environment, we prioritize safety for the well-being of our employees, customers, and the public.
Our commitment to safety extends from education to communication and spans every facet of our operation, fostering a culture of safety.
Safety awareness begins during the hiring process. Our comprehensive safety program includes:
- A team of field safety specialists.
- Employee handbooks.
- Certification and training programs.
- A detailed corporate safety manual.
- Human behavior training and continuous monitoring.
We instill the critical importance of safety in all employees, both at work and in their daily lives.
Training and Certifications
- New employees undergo a comprehensive orientation program.
- Topics covered include the Powersafe Program, personal protective equipment, tool safety, emergency response, and more.
- Annual re-training ensures that safety knowledge is up to date.
- Certifications play a vital role in career progression and safe work execution.
Full-Time Safety Staff
- Our investment in dedicated safety technicians ensures a proactive approach.
- These experts visit work sites, conduct safety audits, facilitate meetings, and provide coaching and training.
- Regular interactions keep safety a constant focus for our employees.
- Weekly Safety and Training Meetings are held in all areas.
- Our Sunday Safety Messages kickstart each week by instilling the importance of safety.
- Safety Stand Downs are used to address critical issues and refocus our teams.
- We maintain an Employee Portal for important updates and reminders.
At West Tree Service, safety isn't just a priority; it's a way of life. We're committed to creating a safer environment for everyone, every day.