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Creating a Culture of Safety

Our team is dedicated to empowering team members to be safety leaders to promote a safe, secure, and environmentally-friendly work environment in all facets of our business. RES’ foremost core value is “Safe,” which is a term we take personally.

Our EHS&S Program has conformed with 100% of client pre-qualifications, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), DOT, and several energy industry clients. RES is also an A-rating member of the following contractor pre-qualification services: ISNetWorld, PEC Safety, Avetta, and Veriforce.

Initiatives, Actions & Goals

  • Dedicated EHS&S Department consisting of three full-time Regional EHS&S Specialists and a full-time Fleet and DOT Specialist, led by a Corporate EHS&S Director (CSP-credentialed)
  • Comprehensive project-specific job-site EHS&S compliance inspections with a steadfast goal of continuous improvement and safety excellence
  • Blackboard Connect Emergency Alert service for immediate communication of safety and security hazards
  • All team members have an EHS&S curriculum designed to develop them as “safety leaders”
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn by all employees on project sites
  • Bi-weekly toolbox safety training is held company-wide
  • Commitment to EHS&S has resulted in an EMR rating of .78
  • Approval rating for safety programs is more than 90% company-wide
  • Approximately half of our entire organization is CPR/First Aid and AED-qualified

Certification & Training

We offer our employees the following opportunities for training and certification.

  • Confined Space Awareness and Training
  • OSHA 30-Hour for Construction Industry
  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER (and HAZWOPER Supervisor)
  • OSHA 3015 – Trenching, Soil Mechanics and Excavation
  • Sediment and Erosion Control (Various qualifications throughout Mid-Atlantic region)
  • Respiratory Protection, Fit-Testing and Respirator Training
  • Drug/Alcohol Testing (FMCSA, DOT) and Training (Reasonable Suspicion for Supervisors)
  • Equipment Qualifications (excavators, skid steers, etc.)

Team Professionalism

Our ESH&S Team is made up of some of the best in the industry and hold a number of professional certifications.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP)
  • Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM)
  • Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP)
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS)
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Basic (EMT)
  • Firefighter (1, 2 and Hazmat Awareness and Ops)