Commitment to Safety

G. & R. G. Trucking, Inc. recognizes that our people drive our business. We value our employees not only for their contribution to the success of our business, but as human beings who are critical to the success of their families and our local community.

Respecting that they are our most critical resource, employees will be provided the safeguards of thoughtful training, appropriate work surroundings, and procedures that foster the protection of health and safety. All work conducted by the employees of G. & R. G. Trucking, Inc. will take into account the intent of this policy. No duty, no matter its perceived result, will be deemed more important than employee health and safety.

G. & R. G. Trucking is firmly committed to the safety of our employees. We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all employees and will make every possible effort to prevent workplace accidents. Employees are strongly encouraged to report any unsafe work practices or safety hazards encountered on the job. All accidents and incidents, no matter how slight, are to be immediately reported to the supervisor on duty.

A key factor in implementing this policy will be the strict compliance to all applicable federal, state, local, and facility policies and procedures. Failure to comply with these policies may result in disciplinary actions.

Respecting this, G. & R. G. Trucking, Inc. will make every reasonable effort to provide a safe and healthy workplace that is free from any recognized or known potential hazards. Additionally, G. & R. G. Trucking, Inc. subscribes to these principles:

  1. All accidents are preventable through implementation of effective safety and health control policies and programs.
  2. Safety and health controls are a critical part of our work every day.
  3. Accident prevention is good business. It minimizes human suffering, promotes better working conditions for everyone, and increases productivity. For these reasons, G. & R. G. Trucking, Inc. will comply with all safety and health regulations that apply to the course and scope of our operations.
  4. Management is responsible for providing the safest possible workplace for employees. Consequently, management of G. & R. G. Trucking, Inc. is committed to allocating and providing all resources necessary to promote and effectively implement this safety policy.
  5. Employees are responsible for following safe work practices and facility rules and for taking all necessary steps to prevent accidents and injuries. Management will establish lines of communication to solicit and receive comments, information, suggestions, and assistance from employees where safety and health are concerned.
  6. Management and supervisors of G. & R. G. Trucking will set a positive example with good attitudes and strong commitment to safety and health in the workplace. Toward this end, management must monitor facility health performance, safety, working environments, and conditions to ensure that safety objectives are achieved.
  7. Our safety program applies to all employees and persons affected by or associated in any way with the scope of this facility. The common goal must be to constantly and consistently improve safety awareness and prevent accidents and injuries.

All those associated with G. & R. G. Trucking must be committed to safety and actively involved in implementing and adhering to the safety policy. This must be a team effort. Together, we can successfully prevent accidents and injuries, keeping each other safe and healthy in the workplace.