American Electric – Jacksonville Safety Policies
Safety—Priority One at American Electric
American Electric of Jacksonville is committed to keeping safety our first priority. We conduct on-going research and process analysis to refine the efficiency of performing electrical contracting functions and services, supporting the safety of our team and our clients.
When you hire an electrical contractor, you are investing as much in their record of safety and their safety policies as you are their electrical contracting services. Why not ease your electrical safety concerns by hiring Jacksonville’s Safety First Electrical Contractor?
Our diligence toward safety sets us apart from our competitors and begins with our American Electric Safety Policy Statement:
American Electric of Jacksonville values the safety and health of its clients, electrical technicians, and staff. We believe that expert electrical contracting can be fast and accurate without sacrificing the safety of our team or our clients. We adhere in all circumstances to a disciplined set of safety protocols that exceed OSHA Electrical Safety Standards 29 CFR 1910.331–335, that comply with NFPA Standard 70E, and that serve as a foundation for America Electric’s Zero Accidents or Injuries Protocol.
American Electric Zero Accidents or Injuries Safety Protocol
Considering the high-risk probability of electrical work, we at American Electric – Jacksonville practice a strict safety protocol. Because of our record-low level of accidents and injuries, we qualify for lower insurance rates. Securing these low rates allows us to pass along savings to our clients in the form of highly competitive pricing.
The following is a partial list of components found in the American Electric Zero Accidents or Injuries Safety Protocol:
- Exceeding OSHA compliance levels as described in Electrical Safety Standards 29 CFR 1910.331–335
- Understanding and practice of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®
- Regular procedural reviews that highlight OSHA electrical safety standards and communicate safety protocol updates
- Weekly staff meetings and daily “tailgate” meetings that focused on safety practices
- On-going safety and compliance training of staff and electrical technicians
- Proper outfitting and monitored use of required personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Frequent equipment evaluations to assess safety levels
- Extensive site / job appraisals for potential hazards
- Proper and consistent training and completion of risk assessment tools such as an Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA)
- Adherence to OSHA 1926.960 Electric Power Transmission and Distribution, which addresses working on or near exposed energized parts
- Compliance with proper lockout/tagout (LOTO) practices and procedures, safeguarding workers from hazardous energy releases
- Warning signage placement for high-risk areas
- Complete background screening of all new employees
- Drug-free workplace adherence
American Electric of Jacksonville, Inc. is proud to be OSHA Compliant.
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