A Culture of Safety

Vericon Construction Company prioritizes safety as an integral asset to our mission of partnering with our customers to build high quality spaces, conducting business responsibly and achieving great results.

    Safety Highlights

    • Our Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is 0.571—industry average is 1.0
    • All project management and field supervisory staff are OSHA 30-Hour Certified
    • Semiannual safety refresher training
    • Daily, weekly & monthly safety in the field, including Toolbox Talks
    • Extensive pre-project safety orientation and kick-off meetings with subcontractors and field staff
    • ISNetworld and Avetta compliant

    Safety Awards

    Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey (ACCNJ)                            ● Zero Lost Workdays: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017
    ● Lost Workday Incident Rate Below the National Average: 2011, 2016

    NJ Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Award                                             Citation of Merit: 2012, 2017

    Safety Officer

    Dedicated, full-time Safety Officer Brian Besser’s, job requirements include, but are not limited to:

    • Random routine jobsite safety inspections
    • Safety compliance checks
    • Tool and equipment checks
    • HazCom maintenance

    Safety Committee

    Vericon created a safety committee to meet quarterly to discuss safety requirements, and safety checks on jobsites.

    The committee is compromised of: executive staff, project managers, superintendents, and field employees. This assortment of people helps have a broader look at safety enforcement.

    • IMPROVING SAFETY PRACTICES INDUSTRY WIDE

    Vericon Construction Company is committed to raising awareness of safety standards and improving practices throughout the industry; we actively participate in OSHA’s Annual Safety Stand Down Week and the annual “Safety Day” sponsored by the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey.