When it comes to contract execution at any of Advanced Specialty Contractors, safety is our number one priority. Advanced Specialty Contractors strive to complete every task and ultimately every project with zero accidents. “Safety First” is what gets employees home at the end of a long day, and “Safety First” is what makes Irex companies the top choice in the construction industry.
Every Advanced Specialty Contractors manager takes full responsibility for the safety performance and well being of every person in his or her operation. Additionally, all supervisors take responsibility for the safety performance and safety of the people who report to them, and each member in the field or in the office takes responsibility for his or her own personal safety performance. Assisting these individuals are field safety managers, as well as a full-time Irex Corporation (parent company) staff of safety and risk management professionals.
In 2011, Advanced Specialty Contractors achieved an OSHA recordable incident rate of 3.56. Its lost time incident rate was 1.19, and its current EMR is 0.76.
As a reference, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) U.S. Department of Labor latest (2010) estimate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for Special Trade Contractors NAICS 2389 is 4.6.