Safety is not just a belief for Southern District carpenters and millwrights, or even part of the task list. It’s the overriding principle for accomplishing our work. In fact, we regard safety as an equal deliverable with cost and scheduling.
Our goal is developing a safety partnership with owners to protect our greatest asset and the owner’s investment. Our objective is to remove job site injuries, work stoppages and higher project costs due to illness or accidents, worker disabilities and workers’ compensation claims, and death.
We accomplish these standards through aggressive leadership, a conviction to a safety-conscious jobsite environment, and the determination to achieve zero accidents.
Adherence to safe work does not change because of accelerated schedules, change orders, or difficult working conditions. Instead, it becomes an even more important factor. We strive to remove the potential for unsafe acts and unsafe conditions at all times.
“It is as much our duty to be careful and comply with safety
rules as it is to properly perform our work.”
— Tom Jenkins
Southeastern Carpenters Regional Council
is our training.
Southern District carpenters and millwrights are trained to work and support an injury- and accident-free job site through attentiveness and continuous improvement in safety measures. Safety training starts on the first day of apprenticeship–and we reinforce safety throughout the millwright’s career.
We acquire the skills, knowledge and preparation to be safe workers by focusing on:
Our employers’ primary goal is to complete a project with no incidents or injuries. Our contractors deliver safety practices at a jobsite by:
Performing work safely is in the DNA of our carpenters and millwrights. Safety-conscious contractors know that safety issues are minimized without hindering productivity when our professionals are on the job. It’s a win-win, with stakes that reach far beyond the fiscal benefits for both labor and management.