Safe Employee of the Month – July 2016

Safe Employee of the Month – July 2016  Perry Engineering chose Glen Parker as our Safe Employee of the Month for the month of July. Glen has been employed by Perry Engineering for 43 years and is an excavator operator.  He was chosen for his alertness, attention to the task-at-hand, and concern for his crew […]

2nd Quarter 2016 Safety Awards

The following crews won the 2nd Quarter 2016 Safety Award for their exceptional safety performance:  Grading Crew: Brian Shifflett, Brandon Cadwalder  Pipe Crew: Wayne Anderson, Clark Rasmussen, Randy Sims, Billy Rieger, Justin Albright  Gas Crew: Darren Hawes, Brian Carter, Edgar Baker  Support Crew: Paul Payne, Kevin Payne  The award is based on the crew’s complete […]

May Safety Suggestion Breakfast

Wayne Anderson’s crew won the May safety suggestion lunch. The topic was “If you could do one thing to improve job safety, what would it be?”. Wayne’s crew suggested that being rushed to complete a job or to simply get ahead of schedule creates a safety problem because people cannot focus on safety and often […]


Our Safety Director was invited to give a 50 minute safety presentation at the VOWRA Wastewater Jamboree in June 2016 at WBS Precast. He spoke about the importance of safety, OSHA Focus 4 hazards relating to wastewater system installation, and wastewater health hazards and personal protection. The information reached an audience of wastewater system installers […]

April 2016 Safety Suggestion Lunch

The Survey Crew was the winner of the April 2016 safety suggestion lunch. The topic for the month was “Getting all employees to help out, rather than standing around watching other people work”, and the Survey Crew gave some suggestions on employee motivation and training that the Safety Committee picked as the best of the […]

OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety Outreach Training for Employees

Perry Engineering has embarked on a project to get all non-supervisory field employees OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety Outreach trained by year end. This is an ambitious project consisting of multiple groups of employees. The classes are being taught in house by our Safety Director who is an authorized OSHA instructor. The training is being well […]

Perry Engineering Participates in OSHA National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

Perry Engineering held a safety stand-down as part of the annual “OSHA National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction”. Nationally, falls are a leading cause of construction worker deaths, and slips/trips/falls have been a significant hazard for our workers due to the nature of our work, so we took some time to discuss fall […]

Perry Engineering Achieves Safety Milestone

Perry Engineering has achieved a safety milestone by reaching the 2 year mark with no lost–time injuries! Travelers Insurance recently awarded a plaque to commemorate the achievement. We want to share this with all of our employees, for without teamwork and strong effort from everyone, this would not have been possible. It is only through […]

March Safety Suggestion Breakfast

The March 2016 safety suggestion was won by the Survey Crew – Paul and Kevin Payne. The topic for March was “Improving new employee safety after they arrive on the project”. Their suggestion, as well as some of the others submitted, will be used for a future weekly safety meeting. Those in attendance at the […]

January-February Safety Suggestion Breakfast

The January-February safety suggestion meal was postponed until April due to winter layoffs and scheduling conflicts. For January, Rick Vaughn’s crew won with a suggestion relating to the “What Ifs” of safety. The February safety topic was “Create a company safety slogan”, and there were so many good slogans submitted that we had a 4 […]