Dedication to Safety

Safety is our number one priority at Cooper Construction. It is the cornerstone of our culture. Safety awareness is integrated into our daily work and actions throughout our entire organization.

Each week at Cooper Construction we have a company wide safety presentation focusing on one of a vast range of topics. We feel it is important to educate every single employee about safety, so we can empower them to put these concepts into practice as well as to educate others. We will be sharing these presentations with you here because they are important to us, and you are important to us.

Excavation and trenching operations are among the most dangerous in the construction industry.

Almost every employee uses some type of tool during the day to accomplish tasks. Working safely may get old but so do those who practice it.

Do you know when guardrails and handrails are needed on a job-site?

Learn about the steps needed to develop a Site Specific Safety Plan.

Flammable Liquids pose an unique safety risk on a job-site.

Do you have to wear safety glasses or goggles?

Electrocution is known as one of the “Fatal Four” in the construction industry. Learn how to be safe around it.

Employers are required to display a poster prepared by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that informs workers of the protections afforded them under the Occupational Safety and Health(OSH) Act

Dust created by cutting, grinding, drilling or disturbing materials can contain crystalline silica particles, which can cause lung disease and cancer. 

Learn about the two major types of scaffolding.

Equipment Badging is essentially a visual representation of Operator Training and Certification.

Housekeeping is an essential, sometimes forgotten, component of a company’s overall safety program.