Creating a culture of workplace safety begins with a well-trained workforce.
Northwest Edison is committed to providing a safe work environment and we recognize that safety is an important aspect of our business. We take our responsibility to both our customers and our employees to maintain the highest of standards seriously when it comes to a safe working environment.
Since the beginning, Northwest Edison has ensured that comprehensive training and safety practices are followed to the letter. We have developed detailed, systematic procedures to ensure that working conditions are safe and that employees have the training and tools they need to safeguard against injury and accidents.
Our dedicated safety team implements training programs and policies that far exceed industry practices and include:
- Pre-employment and follow-up random drug testing
- Site hazard assessments and briefings
- Mandatory identifiable personal protection equipment
- Equipment operating procedures training and certification
- First aid and CPR training
- Daily vehicle, equipment and tool inspections
- Mandatory traffic safety training
- Routine onsite safety inspections
- Emergency procedures
Northwest Edison properly licenses, maintains and insures its extensive fleet of trucks, service vans, utility trucks, lifts and trailers to ensure all equipment is in superior working order. We guarantee that all of our employees are safe behind the wheel as well as on the job, by requiring a thorough background check and pre-employment drug screening.
Northwest Edison performs and maintains in-depth safety orientations and ongoing training to all employees at all levels. All training material is developed by utilizing the latest industry and company specific criteria relating to potential and identified hazard exposures, injury and incident data, as well as safety training regulations established by federal, state, and other local regulatory agencies.
It is Northwest Edison’s policy to manage and conduct our business in a manner that offers maximum protection on every project we complete. It is our absolute conviction that we hold ourselves accountable to the safety and welfare of our customers and our team.
Northwest Edison recognizes that retaining a skilled, professional, safe workforce is essential to the quality of service we provide our customers. As lighting industry leaders, we make safety a priority every day.