Living our commitment during Safety Month and year round
As part of Tetra Tech’s ongoing commitment to safety, we provide ongoing trainings, employee education through our FOCUS 4 Injury Prevention Program (FOCUS 4), and recognize Safety Month each June. Safety Month provides an opportunity for Tetra Tech associates around the world to pause and reaffirm our commitment to health and safety. We educate and engage our staff with weekly articles, safety resources, and challenges to ensure everyone returns home in the same condition in which they arrived at work.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:
March 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo today announced that it will ensure sick pay for all employees, either full time or part time, for up to 21 workdays if they have a confirmed case of COVID-19 or are asked not to come to work for COVID-19 related symptoms. Vacation time and other Paid Time Off (PTO) will not have to be used during the employee’s COVID-19 related absence.
EHS leaders wouldn’t pin their career aspirations on a science teacher turned meth kingpin, but there are lessons to be drawn from Walter White that don’t involve a full descent into maniacal villainy.
Our blog elicits four EHS leadership lessons courtesy of the“Breaking Bad’ protagonist to entertain and inspire you.
In 2018, we significantly enhanced CaRE™, our proprietary risk mitigation program designed to encourage employees to preemptively identify and address EHSS risks and enhance sustainability.
CaRE has been rolled out across the organization to engage leaders and colleagues from various parts of our business to take an active role in building a preventive and sustainable EHSS risk-focused culture. The program includes a number of components that help encourage high employee engagement and contribute to our low incident rates, including:
Improving employee safety in 21st-century manufacturing environments is a continual journey and one that’s becoming more and more personal at our Kamloops Mill. Our proactive safety measures involve each of our colleagues.
Makerspaces are communal workspaces that make various tools and machinery available to their participants. Makerspaces are becoming a popular and highly advantageous way to foster innovation for companies that create products.
But what are the health and safety issues that can come up in such workspaces? What about people who may be working close to unfamiliar machinery or chemicals? Our blog will give you answers to these questions.
Antea Group had only four weeks to help a janitorial services client save a contract by developing a library of written health and safety programs. And we did! Read the case study of this successful project here.
First Philippine Company to Earn Lead Safe Certification for Industrial Paints
QUEZON CITY, Philippines, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - IPEN, an international non-profit leader on environmental health and chemical safety, announced today that paint products manufactured by Sycwin Coating & Wires, Inc. (Sycwin), a leading paint manufacturer from the Philippines, have been certified under the Lead Safe Paint® standard. Sycwin is the world’s first company to have its industrial paint brands certified lead-safe in conformity with the approaching phase-out period for industrial paints in the Philippines at the end of the year.