Safety Program

The safety and welfare of all employees is of primary concern to the management of H.A. Dorsten General Contractors. It is the policy of H.A. Dorsten General Contractors, to provide safe working conditions and practices for all employees throughout its operations. This policy is to be implemented by the introduction and maintenance of an accident prevention program which has as its aims:

  1. Continuous example and direction by all levels of management to ensure that employees will have no doubt as to the sincerity of the Company in its endeavor to eliminate accidents.
  2. Elimination of unsafe working conditions and practices.
  3. Employment of all practical measures to safeguard employees from injury.
  4. Provision of appropriate formal and informal training programs.
  5. Application of sound engineering practices in design, installation and maintenance of equipment.
  6. Maintaining effective procedures for accident reporting and investigation.
  7. Continuous education of all employees in the use of established procedures and adherence to safety rules and regulations.
  8. Continuous review of safety performance and auditing of the safety program.
  9. To meet or exceed as appropriate those standards contained in relevant statutes affecting the Construction Industry.

H.A. Dorsten Inc is currently adopting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)

What is VPP?

The Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) promote effective work site-based safety and health. In the VPP, management, labor, and OSHA establish cooperative relationships at workplaces that have implemented a comprehensive safety and health management system.

Approval into VPP is OSHA’s official recognition of the outstanding efforts of employers and employees who have achieved exemplary occupational safety and health.

2013 Safety News/ Update:
H.A. Dorsten, Inc. has received the S.T.E.P. Platinum Safety Recognition from the Ohio Valley Associated Builders and Contractors