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Safety

 

Shickel Corporation is committed to safety in the workplace, both yours and ours. Whether we are working on-site in your "confined space" or at our facility spray painting your products, we work hard to prevent all possible hazards to people and property. Each department has a monthly safety meeting for training in best practices, brainstorming better ways to work safely, and providing feedback to management. In addition, we have a monthly all employee safety meeting for everyone to be trained in best practices. To have a safe, healthy work environment for our workers, we participate in OSHA's voluntary compliance inspection program. Because of our dedication to safety, we have been SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) certified by Virginia OSHA since 1999.

The formal safety program at Shickel Corporation consists of several parts. It is designed around the following beliefs:
 
  1. If a job or task cannot be done safely, it should not be done.
 
  1. Job procedures and safety procedures cannot be separated. Every job will be done with safety measures included in every phase from quoting to delivery and installation.
 
  1. All necessary steps will be taken to prevent accidents from happening.
 
  1. Our employees will work as a team and be safe as a team.
 
Safe work behaviors will be demonstrated by assessing hazards, planning all work, and engineering safe workplaces and practices.