As the temperatures fall on our project sites, the need to make our team members aware of how to protect themselves goes WAY up!
What steps do we advise to keep everyone safe from the pitfalls of winter weather working?
First, LAYER your clothing:
Next, PREVENT slip hazards on your site:
Finally, UNDERSTAND the importance of warming up your muscles prior to all tasks and KNOW the signs of frostbite, which include:
Following the breakout sessions , the team welcomed guest speaker Joel Feldman, founder of EndDD.org, who lost his daughter, Casey, to a distracted driver. Joel spoke about his mission for all drivers to work together to end Distracted Driving in order to keep us all safe on the roads. His profound and heartfelt message hit home with the entire Menard Group USA team and touched everyone on a personal level.
Awards were given to our four 2019 Safety Champions with Scott Forrester bringing home the coveted Safety Boot Award!
Awards were also presented to the Green Idea Winners, Justin Labrozzi -1st place, Jason Powers - 2nd place and Mark Bibby - 3rd place. The Green Idea Awards were based on the concept of encouraging all employees to think about how the company can minimize waste, save resources, and reduce our carbon footprint as we go about our work.
Congrats to all the Winners!
After a long day of training and guest speakers, the group enjoyed a fantastic dinner followed by the local Pittsburgh band, Totally 80's.
Saturday was filled with more safety training and guest speakers including Mobilization, Demobilization, Utilities One Call, Risk Perception, Quality, and Drug Awareness.
The day wrapped up with Wildly Different Team Building Games including company trivia, a giant game of rock-paper-scissors, speed bingo and spoon flipping!
All of Menard Group USA signed the 2020 Safety Pledge!
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