Safety

At West Valley, we demonstrate our commitment to safety every day by providing substantial resources, education, and training to do the job right.

At West Valley, “Safety is priority one.”

West Valley’s Safety Program is comprehensive, and one of the best in the Industry. Our Safety professionals understand the importance of spending time in the field observing and coaching managers and crew members daily and prove that behavioral modification is the best method to use in achieving our “safety first” culture. At West Valley, we demonstrate our commitment to safety every day by providing substantial resources, education, and training to do the job right while protecting the safety of our customers, our employees, and the general public.

Elements of the West Valley Safety Culture include:
  • Behavioral-based safety program
  • Extensive new hire screening and on-boarding program
  • Stop Work Authority is given to each employee, contractor, and customer
  • Full-time training manager ensuring industry compliance
  • Robust drug and alcohol testing programs meeting all DOT requirements
  • Team based incentive safety programs for all field employees and managers
  • Established Incident Review Committee to address abnormal jobsite occurrences
  • Daily prework team JSA’s, Flex and Stretch, and job walks on each site
  • OSHA 10 and 30 trained foreman and managers
  • Robust On-line LMS courses for all employees
  • Daily vehicle pre and post trip DOT safety inspections
  • Annual Gold Shovel Standard safety training for all employees
  • Bi-annual foreman and managers dedicated safety focused meetings
  • Bi-weekly executive level safety program review
  • Random unannounced site inspections by company safety managers
  • Latest wireless digital technology deployed to ensure connectivity with crews and support staff
  • Robust telemetric fleet safety program