(Davie, FL — May 15th, 2019) Florida based rebar contractor, Shelby Erectors, Inc. announces their participation in the 2019 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction event. This annual event, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, raises fall hazard awareness across the country to stop fall fatalities and injuries.
“This is such a great event for us to participate in. Our commitment is to the safety of our team members. This event helps us to raise the bar for our crews and our company” says Jennifer Nix, President of Shelby Erectors, Inc.
This National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction event is voluntary and provides an opportunity to talk with employees about safety at the worksite. Any company that wants to prevent hazards in the workplace can participate.
“Every day we have crews in the field, is another day to practice safety at the job site. This event allows us to pause for a moment and focus on one of the most important aspects of the work we do.” says Jason Zyla, Safety Manager. “It’s our responsibility to make sure that the team understands proper safety procedure and everyone is able to make it back to their families when the day is done.”
By partnering with OSHA in this annual event, Shelby Erectors is separating themselves from other contractors in the steel industry. The company is made better by promoting this opportunity to talk to employees about the importance of fall prevention and safety.
This doesn’t just impact the field; it keeps the conversation going at all levels of the company.
“I’m proud to be part of a team that puts so much emphasis on safety” states Jack Nix, VP of Operations at Shelby Erectors.
As a three-year, silver level participant Shelby Erectors is recognized as an outstanding industry leader and a premier rebar contractor throughout Florida. It’s vital to ensure that everyone on the team understands the importance of safety procedures. By caring enough to spend extra time reinforcing it with the team, Shelby Erectors is an employer of choice in the construction industry.
About Shelby Erectors:
Shelby Erectors is a family-owned and operated rebar contractor headquartered in Davie, FL working on projects throughout the state. Shelby Erectors is the premier rebar contractor throughout the state of Florida. With projects ranging from small commercial jobs to constructing over 100 bridges for the I-4 expansion, they only hire the best ironworkers in the industry.