Safety Comes First at Jurgensen:
We have a strong and unwavering commitment to safety, health and the environment at all of our operations. Safety is a constant journey within the aggregate division of the Jurgensen Companies. Our goal is to send everyone home safely, every day.
Like all other companies in this industry mining for limestone, sand and gravel, we are regulated by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and receive two regular inspections at each of our mine sites annually. In addition, one of our goals is to achieve “zero” citations or violations during these inspections. These goals are accomplished by “top down” management principles. There is a support system in place from the president of the company, all the way through to each and every employee. We respond to all concerns expressed regarding safety.
Besides these crucial management principles, the aggregate division also has a very involved Safety Committee made up of a cross section of hourly personnel, foremen, superintendents, safety mangers, and chief operating officers. The committee meets bimonthly and randomly inspects sites unannounced.
Lastly, one of the biggest factors in overall safety at our sites is accountability. There are checks and balances in place throughout the division so that everyone has a hand in the overall safety of the site, the safety of each individual and the safety of themselves.
Safety is the Jurgensen Companies’ number one goal. The Jurgensen Company is built with a solid foundation providing needed resources for technology, training, and technical support to safely manage and build projects. Each year we achieve the highest level of safety recognition from our industry groups:
- Ohio Contractors Association Safety Award
- Flexible Pavements of Ohio Safety Award
- Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors Safety Award
- National Asphalt Pavement Association Innovations in Safety Award
- Plantmix Asphalt Industry of Kentucky Safety Award
- Safety Excellence Award awarded through ILTA (International Liquid Terminals Association)