Safety

Bell is “Focused on Safety.”  Safety is a core value of our company. We employ every means possible to ensure the health and welfare of our employees, and anyone on our project sites.  Through continuous evaluation and improvement, our safety practices make our project sites the safest in the industry.  

At Bell, safety is a team approach.  By ensuring our workers’ safety, we improve productivity, reduce labor rates and prevent schedule interruptions, delivering quality to our customers.

Bell invests in proper staffing and training on all of our projects to achieve our goal of “zero lost time incidents.”  Our safety program includes:

  • Company Safety Manager and On-Site Safety Representatives
  • A comprehensive written Safety Program that includes Company Safety Policy and Procedures and a Project Specific Safety Plan
  • All Executives, Project Managers, Project Superintendents, Foremen, Project Engineers have completed the OSHA 30 hour Construction Safety Outreach Program
  • All craft are required to have as a minimum the OSHA 10 hour Construction Safety Outreach Program
  • Each jobsite has a Safety Committee made up of management, supervision, and craft to review incidents, safety concerns, upcoming safety-sensitive tasks and training
  • Development of The Bell Company Mandatory Specialized Safety Training Orientation geared toward Bell work activities
  • Company-wide standardization of fall protection equipment
  • Job Hazard Analysis development and implementation
  • Injury Management Policies (handling of accidents/injuries)
  • Hazard Communication Program and SDS Training
  • A Safety Incentive Program
  • Weekly “toolbox” safety training
  • Injury Management and Return to Work Program

       Bell's Experience Modification Rating (EMR):

                 2017 = 0.74

                 2016 = 0.65

                 2015 = 0.68

                 2014 = 0.81

                 2013 = 0.79

                 2012 = 0.72