Safety

As a leader in the manufacturing petroleum industry, Petrosmith is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees while at the same time protecting and preserving the environment in which we live and work. This commitment begins with our upper management and permeates throughout the company to every business unit and employee.

We will conduct our business in accordance with the highest applicable legal and ethical standards, while continually striving to improve upon every component of our operation.

We strive to have a positive impact on our employees, clients, public and the environment. To that end, we will continue to:

  • Comply with all applicable environment, health and safety regulations.
  • Seek to continually improve processes and working environments through innovative means, proactive interaction, inspections, training and employee involvement.
  • Integrate EH&S into key business decisions including the design, production, distribution and transportation of our products and services.
  • Ensure our subcontractors believe as we do in providing a safe workplace and are good stewards of the environment.

Our goal is to further strengthen our processes and deepen our commitment in providing a safe, drug free, friendly, progressive workplace for our employees. We also strive to put our customers’ minds at ease that they have chosen the safest and very best in the industry.

The Petrosmith EH&S Department is staffed by four trained and certified professionals all with career backgrounds in general industry or construction. All have varying ranges of experience in the medical field ranging from first aid to paramedic. There is an on-site exam/treatment room to reduce time away for occupational injuries and health care practitioner costs. Employees are treated and released back to work or evaluated for further medical care.

Employee Training

Employee training is of the utmost importance and critical in retaining a safe workforce. To that end, the EH&S Department has a training room with the capability of training 25 employees at one time. The room is equipped with overhead big-screen projection and Wi-Fi connectivity for online training. New employees receive orientation and training prior to being introduced into the work areas.

Training involves:

  • Haz-Com I SDS
  • Fire Safety
  • JHA’s
  • Pre/Post Task Plans
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Fall Prevention
  • PPE
  • Lock & Tag-Out
  • Accident Reporting
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Machine Guarding
  • Permitting
  • Spill Prevention
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Forklift Operations
  • Hydrogen Sulfide