Workplace Health and Safety Screenings
At Precast Services, Inc. we provide medical screenings for all crew members performing welding, and for those who are potentially exposed to silica dust. It is important to ensure workers’ safety and employee health is not compromised if respirator use is required to prevent overexposure.
In addition to Worker Health Screenings, all crew members are required to wear respirators. The respirators are fit-tested annually to ensure a proper seal of the respirator. Maximizing worker safety on job sites.
Welding Fume Air Sampling
Precast Services, Inc. created and maintained a database of air monitoring test results from erectors around the country who performed exposure assessments for various tasks relating to Hexavalent Chromium
These results are then used to determine the means and methods necessary to prevent overexposure for our crew members on a job site to ensure workers’ safety.
Silica Air Sampling
Precast Services, Inc. lead the charge among the members of the PCI Erectors
Committee to create a database of air monitoring test results from erectors around the country who performed exposure assessments for various tasks relating to exposure to silica dust.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Construction site safety is a priority for every Precast Services, Inc. project. We are constantly monitoring the development of new PPE products to enhance and improve upon protecting our employees on job sites.
A Precast Services, Inc. exclusive!
Due to the demand to provide fall protection during the unloading of precast products where fall exposures are in excess of six feet, Precast Services, Inc. engineered and developed a fall restraint tie-off trailer.
As an improvement to the standard "warning line" system typically used to establish controlled access zones during precast erection, we can implement a complete perimeter guardrail system to eliminate the need of repetitive controlled access zone maintenance.
Precast Services, Inc. engineers and manufacturers custom work platforms typically used in elevator towers to provide a efficient and safe working surface for our employees.
Leading Edge Fall Restraint
We recognize there are times when fall arrest safety equipment is not feasible due to the lack of fall clearance to a lower level. In these situations, Precast Services, Inc. implements fall restraint systems to prevent falls from occurring.
8 Hour NY DOB Training
All crew members working within the City of New York and it's Boroughs complete an additional eight hours of fall protection/fall prevention training in addition to fall protection training included within the OSHA 30 Hour course.
Annual Refresher Training
Precast Services, Inc. provides annual training for all management personnel to review the latest safety requirements and methods to provide the safest workplace possible.
OSHA 30 Hour
All management personnel are required to complete an OSHA 30 Hour Construction Training Course and re-certify a minimum of every five years.
All management personnel are required to complete First Aid/CPR training every two years.
Our crane operators are NCCCO Certified for the type of crane they are operating, in addition to State specific licenses.
NY DOB SST's
All Precast Services, Inc. crews operating within the City of New York and their Boroughs complete specific training in order to obtain required Site Safety Training (SST) credentials.
In compliance with the Fire Department of New York requirements, management and/or crew members operating within the City of New York and it's Boroughs hold Certificate of Fitness (COF) Certifications specific to the work being performed
PCI Certified Erection Crews
All Primary Erection Crew Foreman are Certified annually through the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute's Field Quality Audit Program to ensure industry Standards are meet or exceeded.
At Precast Services, we take construction site safety seriously by following all required steps from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
. Jobsite Safety protocols require us to think about construction job site activities that can expose workers to serious hazards. This includes things like rooftops safety protocols, managing machinery on a job site, injury due to heavy equipment, electrical hazards, and airborne dangers like silica dust and asbestos.
Precast Services utilizes the information, tools, and resources provided by OSHA to always protect our workforce during the construction process.
OSHA Documents of Interest for Construction Safety: