MOUNTAIN STATES FENCE
Proven reliability for over 60 years.
For us, the most important thing is allowing our employees to return home healthy and safe. At Mountain States Fence, we are committed to providing a safe environment through administrative controls, training, and a strong company safety culture. Safety is an everyday part of our lives. In fact, since 2021, we have had zero injuries. That's something to be incredibly proud of. Safety is a core value of our company, and we will provide a safe work environment for all our employees.
Our employees begin their safety training on their very first day with Mountain States Fence. We have an orientation program that encompasses construction safety, safety procedures, and hazard communication. As their careers progress, our employees receive craft training emphasizing safe behavior. In addition, we hold weekly toolbox meetings and "near-miss" discussions that help us eliminate potential hazards.
Year after year, Mountain States Fence is recognized for its commitment to safety. We have been given awards from the Associated General Contractors (AGC), the Utah Labor Commission, and the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), which awarded us the Diamond STEP Award for 2021-2022. We have also received the National Safety Merit Award numerous times!
We are proud to be certified by Avetta, an independent safety compliance verification service. Avetta compiles documents such as insurance certificates, licensing, and other safety information in addition to offering training.
Veriforce is an industry-leading safety company that provides standardized safety and skills training and an online technology platform for reporting and measuring safety information from contractor to operator. Our most used training products are required or accepted by most major and independent oil and gas operators.
The DCC manages employee screening for contractor companies, keeping them compliant with individual owner policies. DISA administers DCC programs, which include drug and alcohol testing, background screening, and training. The DCC provides expert specimen collection, laboratory and MRO services, as well as random pool management, compliance, audit assistance, and program reporting.
Maintaining safety, insurance, quality and regulatory information on contractors and suppliers can often be a strain on internal resources. ISN streamlines these processes, saving time and improving safety standards. Hiring clients use ISNetworld to standardize contractor management across multiple sites and geographic regions, clearly communicate requirements and expectations, and exchange data with other internal systems. The result is lower incident rates and higher compliance numbers.
UITC, offered by the Utah Safety Council, is a contractor safety orientation designed for contractors and contractor employees working on refinery properties.
MSHA is to administer the provisions of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) and to enforce compliance with mandatory safety and health standards as a means to eliminate fatal accidents; to reduce the frequency and severity of nonfatal accidents; to minimize health hazards; and to promote improved safety and health conditions in the Nation's mines. MSHA carries out the mandates of the Mine Act at all mining and mineral processing operations in the United States, regardless of size, number of employees, commodity mined, or method of extraction.
OSHA 10 & 30
OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is a part of the US Department of Labor that establishes, issues, and enforces national workplace safety regulations. These are designed to make job areas and practices safer for US workers.