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Safety

Programs

In addition to a comprehensive training program, Kanawha Stone has identified and established safety-promoting procedures through our company safety manual.

Accident/Incident Investigation and Reporting Procedures – All accidents and incidents related to Kanawha Stone work are reported by supervisors and reviewed by the Safety Director. Corrective action is taken when required, and root causes are identified and discussed among company management to prevent similar future incidents.

Company Safety and Health – Kanawha Stone employees at all levels have safety-related responsibilities. These responsibilities and expectations are communicated to employees to ensure safe work practices, appropriate safety provisions, timely corrective actions, and compliance with regulations.

Safe Work Practices – Kanawha Stone Company has many procedures set in place to ensure safety and compliance during all work activity. Some of these include specific requirements for the following tasks and materials:

• Blasting

• Compressed Gas

• Concrete and Steel Construction

• Confined Space Procedures

• Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, and Rigging

• Electrical Safety

• Emergency Response Procedure

• Excavation and Trenching

• Fall Protection

• Fire Protection and Prevention

• Hand and Power Tools

• Hazard Communication

• Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

• Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout/Tagout – LOTO)

• Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

• Machine and Machine Guarding

• Manual Lifting

• Motor Vehicles/Mechanized Equipment

• Noise Awareness and Hearing Conservation

• Personal Protective Equipment

• Regulatory Records, Provisions, and Inspections

• Signs, Signals, and Barricades

• Stop Work Authority

• Walking/Working Surfaces

• Waste Management

• Welding, Cutting, and Hot Work

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