Safety

Kerby Enterprises, Inc. is fully committed to ensuring that safety is the number 1 priority on all jobsites.  Under no circumstances shall safety be compromised and our managers and supervisors share this thought process.  Our goals are realized when employees return home in the shape in which they left.  The Health & Safety Director and his team of experienced safety specialists routinely canvass worksites, correcting hazards and improving worker health and safety.  Working together towards the common goal of zero accidents, Kerby's leadership and employees have consistently achieved safety performance metrics well below the industry average.  While we recognize that a single injury is more than desired, we are proud to say that our low injury rates appropriately represent the paramount role safety has within our corporation.

Safety training is essential to employee performance on the job.  In order to raise safety awareness, all Kerby employees are trained before performing job-related tasks.  Our rigorous training topics include the following programs:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Welding, Cutting & Brazing
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Protection
  • Fleet Safety
  • Forklift Operation
  • Hazard Communication
  • Lockout/Tagout of Energized Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Walking & Working Surfaces
  • Tools & Compressed Air
  • Electrical Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • Housekeeping
  • Good Manufacturing Practices

Training is conducted over multiple days and includes both classroom and on-site instruction.  The safety department is committed to the requirement that no employee shall perform any task without proper training and verification of the employee's understanding of such training.

Contractor Pre-qualification:

Kerby Enterprises is a qualified contractor through many agencies recognized within the industry.  Corporate safety policies and safety performance are routinely audited by these agencies.  Kerby Enterprises is a member of the following pre-qualification agencies:

  • PICS Auditing 
  • ISNetworld
  • Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC)
  • First,Verify