In the United States, highway bridge inspections are conducted practically every day somewhere in the country. With over 600,000 bridges that must be inspected at least once every two years, it’s reasonable to assume that as many as that over 800 inspections are taking place daily. And this underscores the importance of maintaining safety measures […]
At McClain & Co., Inc., safety is an ongoing process, and we invest in our employees. We always strive to maintain a safe and productive work environment by training our employees in the classroom and the field.
We had a great training week on the first days of January 2023. The training curriculum was OSHA Roadway Construction 10HR, 1st Aid/CPR, Fall Protection, PPE, Slips, Trips & Falls, Fatigued Driving, HAZCOM, and Ethics Training.
Construction is, by its very nature, an inherently dangerous industry. The presence of large equipment, power tools, and multiple personnel on an active jobsite can all combine to create a dangerous work environment. That being said, the vast number of construction projects carried every year are completed successfully with few, if any, major incidents. Unfortunately, […]
Culpeper, VA: McClain & Co., Inc. seeks to share their emphasis on safety while also addressing allegations about past unsafe equipment conditions. McClain & Co., Inc. categorically denies all claims that their unsafe equipment led to a tragedy in 2015. In business since 1998, McClain & Co., is a government contractor operating largely within the […]
Recently, several articles came out with allegations that McClain & Co. had faulty safety standards that led to a tragic accident back in 2015. We want to assure our employees, our partners, and our customers, that this is not the case. Some of the information in these articles are inaccurate and do not clearly represent […]
This Blog Was Updated In November of 2022 “Work implies not only that somebody is supposed to do the job, but also accountability, a deadline and, finally, the measurement of results – that is, feedback from results on the work and on the planning process itself.” – Peter Drucker in Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices Every company talks […]
In any industry where the risk of physical injury is present, safety is a primary consideration. Safety, however, extends far beyond safe work practices and following required guidelines. In fact, safety in any field should involve much more than minimal adherence to OSHA safety requirements. Additionally, maintaining and exercising a safe work environment also includes […]
Effective June 1, 2020. All Platform/Bucket Operators Must Be Certified to Operate in Accordance with ANSI A92.24-2018
All McClain & Co., Inc. Underbridge Inspection Unit drivers/operators have been certified and licensed in compliance with the new changes to ANSI/SAIA A92.24-2018 and A92.22-2020 standards. Each UBIU operator carries a certification card with him or her at all times. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ContactDeAnna Martin, Executive DirectorScaffold & Access Industry Association816.595.4860 | [email protected] ANSI Board of Standards ReviewAnnounces Final […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact DeAnna Martin, Executive DirectorScaffold & Access Industry Association816.595.4831 | [email protected] The effective date for the new ANSI/SAIA A92 Suite of Standards – originally scheduled for December 2019 – has been extended to June 1, 2020. The complete suite of standards includes: ANSI/SAIA A92.20 – 2018 | Design, Calculations, Safety Requirements, and Test Methods for […]
At McClain & Co., Inc., we invest in our employees. We are always striving to maintain a safe and productive work environment by training our employees in the classroom and in the field. This 3-day safety training in our New Jersey Regional office managed by Akash Chabra-Rental Manager has been provided by Lloyd Suthard, McClain’s […]