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Health and Safety

INCIDENT-FREE PERFORMANCE IS THE BOTTOM LINE.

Our decreasing Experience Modification Rate (EMR) and Recordable Incident Rate (RIR) over the last few years is due to the continuous improvement of PSSI Safety Performance. The PSSI Health & Safety Department helps drive compliance and understanding of policies and procedures in place to keep employees and their work environment as safe and healthy as possible. Their firm knowledge base grounded in formal  Health & Safety education coupled with a vast history of field experience makes them an excellent resource for all project teams.

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It is the policy and top priority of PSSI to provide an accident-free and comfortable work environment by eliminating recognized hazards from the workplace. Our health and safety program, and specific individual programs, have been developed to assure compliance with federal, state, local regulations and Regulations that apply to our operations.

In order for PSSI to maintain high safety standards we actively pursue an accident prevention program through all levels of our company, from top management through all employees. Health and safety are functional responsibilities of each supervisor. Health and safety are of vital interest to everyone in the company. Each person in our organization is accountable for safe performance. Compliance with this program and safety and health rules are taken very seriously. These policies are an integral part of the company’s personnel policies.

Safety Performance Statistics
Our Experience Modification Rate (EMR) has decreasedwhile the complexity of the work we perform continues to increase. Our EMR effective as of January 2015 is 0.81, which is 19% lower than the industry standard of 1.0. EMR is a company’s determination of how much they pay for workers’ compensation insurance and helps measure the effectiveness of Safety programs. EMR is calculated by comparing a company’s annual losses in insurance claims against its policy premiums over a three-year period. In addition, our Recordable Incident Rate (RIR) of 0.81 is well below the industry average of 3.0. A company’s RIR is calculated by multiplying the number of recordable incidents by 200,000 and then dividing that product by the total number of employee hours for the given time period. Active participation from all employees in Health & Safety programs, policies, and initiatives is essential to the success of safe production and performance.

Program

It is the policy and top priority of PSSI to provide an accident-free and comfortable work environment by eliminating recognized hazards from the workplace. Our health and safety program, and specific individual programs, have been developed to assure compliance with federal, state, local regulations and Regulations that apply to our operations.

In order for PSSI to maintain high safety standards we actively pursue an accident prevention program through all levels of our company, from top management through all employees. Health and safety are functional responsibilities of each supervisor. Health and safety are of vital interest to everyone in the company. Each person in our organization is accountable for safe performance. Compliance with this program and safety and health rules are taken very seriously. These policies are an integral part of the company’s personnel policies.

Membership

As the voice of Long Island’s Highway and Infrastructure Professionals, LICA represents Long Island’s premier heavy construction general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and industry supporters. Focused primarily in the infrastructure construction industry, such as highways, bridges, sewers, parks, other public works and private site development, LICA’s member companies play a significant role in sustaining the region’s quality of life and economic engine that is Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

  • Maintaining Industry Standards
  • Supporting Ethical Conduct
  • Monitoring State and Local
  • Regulatory Actions
  • Advocating for Increased Funding of Public Infrastructure Projects
  • Performing Legislative Lobbying
  • Interacting with Other Industry and
  • Business Organizations
  • Promoting Safety on the Job
  • Arranging and Administering Safety
  • Training Programs
  • Engaging in Labor Negotiations and
  • Contract Enforcement
  • Providing Timely Industry News and Information
  • Coordinating Industry Networking Opportunities