Health, Safety & Environment
Goshen’s management is committed to the protection of its resources including employees and properties against human suffering and financial loss from accidents.
Maintain a vigorous accident prevention program and ensure that activities pose no threat to the environment, safety and health of those who may be affected directly or indirectly. We fully comply with all applicable laws and requirements and actively cooperate with all concerned government agencies.
Health, Safety & Environment Separate HSE management team
Goshen values the safety of our employees, subcontractors and those affected by our activities. Our commitment to safety is integrated into everything we do, as we believe safely delivering projects makes good business sense and improves our financial sustainability. Our outstanding employees are the key reason for GOSHEN's sustained success around the globe. The shared value we place on the health and safety of everyone associated with GOSHEN has led to substantial progress in the reduction of HS&E incidents and injuries. Our reputation as a global contractor capable of delivering the most complex projects to our clients' satisfaction depends on our dedication to the highest levels of employee safety..
SAFETY PROTECTS PEOPLE, QUALITY PROTECTS JOBS
Hazard: When scaffolds are not erected or used properly, fall hazards can occur. About 2.3 million construction workers frequently work on scaffolds. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent an estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.
- Scaffold must be sound, rigid and sufficient to carry its own weight plus four times the maximum intended load without settling or displacement. It must be erected on solid footing.
- Unstable objects, such as barrels, boxes, loose bricks or concrete blocks must not be used to support scaffolds or planks.
- Scaffold must not be erected, moved, dismantled or altered except under the supervision of a competent person.
- Scaffold must be equipped with guardrails, midrails and toeboards.
- Scaffold accessories such as braces, brackets, trusses, screw legs or ladders that are damaged or weakened from any cause must be immediately repaired or replaced.
- Synthetic and natural rope used. in suspension scaffolding must be protected from heat-producing sources.
- Employees must be instructed about the hazards of using diagonal braces as fall protection.
- Scaffold can be accessed by using ladders and stairwells.
- Scaffolds must be at least 10 feet from electric power lines at all times.