At Higgins Electric we believe that safety is job number one for our both our clients and our employees. We are a family, and we owe it to our clients, staff, and families to have the highest level of safety we can create for each project. Our safety team is made up of top-level management from all our departments. Partnering with our Director of Safety Operations, our Safety Team sees that policies and procedures are up to date. This assures the highest possible safety performance on our projects.
We provide safety in service and education to all new personnel, assuring each staff position, regardless of role, is up to date with the most current safety standards. Our employees attend weekly OSHA safety training, along with receiving training as per OSHA and MSHA (Contractor #E750) regulations. Higgins maintains an OSHA 200 Log.
Our technicians are certified for many different maintenance and design tasks in a constantly changing industrial marketplace. Higgins Electric’s skilled craftsmen receive factory training, regularly participate in continuing education and safety training to maintain their certifications, and stay informed of our industry’s latest technologies.
The policy of Higgins Electric is to ensure that all necessary actions are taken to provide and maintain continuing safe and healthy working conditions, to prevent accidental injuries and illnesses to employees, to prevent damage to equipment and assets, and to protect the interest of employees, our customers and the public.
Higgins Electric requires that all employees take the OSHA 10-Hour Outreach Program for Construction. This program gives our employees a detailed view of the role OSHA plays on the job site. It also informs our employees of their responsibilities regarding safety.
Higgins Electric’s construction employees, including project managers and superintendents, are required to take the OSHA Construction Program. This ensures that our employees meet the criteria outlined by OSHA’s outreach training initiative.