(Concord, NH) North Branch Construction’s dedication to jobsite safety includes the implementation of a Safety Fine Program on all of their projects. The North Branch Safety Fine Program was developed in 2005 with the intent to increase hazard recognition, reduce risk of injury, and create an overall safer working environment for all personnel working on North Branch construction sites. At a minimum, it requires subcontractors, as well as North Branch’s own employees, to abide by the OSHA Construction Industry Regulations at all times. When safety violations are observed, it is North Branch’s objective to correct them immediately. Consequently, North Branch warrants safety fines for any repeat violations.
North Branch Construction continues to raise the bar for construction jobsite safety in addition to the Safety Fine Program by performing random jobsite inspections and obtaining OSHA 30-Hour Certification for all of their Project Managers and Project Superintendents. This diligence has led to North Branch once again obtaining the lowest EMR of all 33 members of the Workers’ Compensation Self-Assurance Group, with which the firm is affiliated. North Branch also reported zero OSHA Log 300 recordable injuries for 2016.
At the end of each year, North Branch donates all proceeds from the Safety Fine Program to the non-profit charities and organizations that they work with. This year, North Branch donated the proceeds to Mascoma Community Healthcare. North Branch is currently working on the new flagship Mascoma Community Health Center in Canaan, NH.