Safe and Sound Week

Throughout OSHA Safe + Sound Week 2018 Highway Transport met the goal of zero on the following:

  • zero highway accidents
  • zero spills
  • zero injuries

Highway Transport did have two minor incidents, so we didn’t meet that goal, but it was an outstanding week overall.

A big word of thanks to everyone at Highway Transport:

  • mechanics
  • tank cleaners
  • office personnel

Everyone worked together to make our Safe + Sound week a success.

Rick Lusby, Vice President of Safety, says, “Congratulations for a job well done, and I challenge everyone to see if we can make each week with these same goals. Let’s strive for Safe + Sound year ‘round! “

Here is Highway Transport’s Certificate of Recognition:

Safe + Sound Certificate

During the week of August 13 – 19, all Highway Transport employees participated in the Highway Hazard Hunt. All employees and every location nationwide were encouraged to discover safety scenes.
Some ideas for employees:
• Capture an image of someone who keeps you working safely every day.
• Take a picture of something that might be a safety hazard, and send it to your manager
• Simply tell your manager of something you suspect might be unsafe.
• Discover your artful side and capture a beautiful scene of your hardhat or a piece of safety gear.
Instructions to employees: Take a picture and send it to your manager. Or simply tell your manager.

Here is a showcase of the Highway Hazard Hunt hosted by Highway Transport. Enjoy these scenes from some of the moments that happened throughout Safe + Sound Week…

Highway Hazard Hunt Poster

from truck driver Rob in Joliet, Illinois

 

Glen sweeping during Safe and Sound Week

above: Glen is cleaning the work area after pulling out the previous job —Knoxville, Tennessee Shop

Highway Transport La Porte during Safe and Sound Week

above: Group image of the Highway Transport team in La Porte, Texas

by safety manager Scott at Highway Transport

above: Safety Training manager Scott says—These are the reasons that I am safe every day. Let’s keep it Safe & Sound!

customers notice safety

above: a photo from Allen who says "Safety is to protect myself and others. Our customers take notice!"

safe and sound week Knoxville Tennessee

above: Highway Transport Knoxville Amherst Road Group

Highway Transport 3rd Shift in Knoxville, Tennessee during Safe and Sound Week

above: Service Center Manager Doug Vineyard says—Stopped by the service center. Everyone was safe and sound following policy and procedures in shop and tank wash. Told all the guys I was very impressed to see everyone was working safely. Captured group photo of this great group of 3rd shift guys which we don’t get to see very often.

cooling towel head wrap for safety

above: Todd wearing a cooling towel during extreme heat and hot weather for safety being mindful of body temp and dehydration.

JT Highway Transport mechanic wearing eye protection

above: JT, Highway Transport mechanic wearing eye protection.

We encourage everyone to participate in Safe + Sound Week 2019!

Are you a professional CDL driver interested in working for a safe company with a 70-year reputation of stability? Click the button below to visit the Highway Transport recruiting site Drive4Highway.com.

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