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In order to provide a safe and healthy working environment for all employees, subcontractors, customers and visitors, Clearwater has established a workplace Safety Management Program. We understand that corporate success depends on the alertness and the personal commitment of all employees to safety.  Clearwater only employs Craft-Specific Union Workers which ensures that every Clearwater employee has a significant level of training and experience in their specific trade.


In addition to the union craft specific training, Clearwater provides training and information to employees about workplace safety and health issues through the use of job site postings, supervisor-employee meetings, tool-box talks, memos, and site visits.

A labor-management safety committee, composed of representatives throughout the organization has been established to help monitor Clearwater’s Safety Management Program and to help facilitate effective communication between employees and management about workplace safety and health issues.


Employees are always encouraged to interact with the project management team members and the safety personnel to share ideas and concerns with the safety committee.  Jobsite audits are performed on a frequent basis by the Safety Director and two separate Loss Control Specialists from Clearwater’s Insurance Company.  The Safety Director and Loss Control Specialists communicate their audit results during monthly safety committee meetings.  


Employees and supervisors receive annual and periodic safety training.

The annual training covers the following list of topics and more: 

Hand and Power Tool Safety

Hazard Communication/GHS

PPE Selection and Usage

Incident/Accident Investigation and Reporting

Lead Awareness

Safe Lifting Practices/Ergonomics

Powered Industrial Truck Awareness

Stop Work Authority

Permit/Non-Permit Confined Space

Ladder/Scaffolding Safety

Respiratory Protection Awareness


Certified Flagger

JSA/THA/Toolbox Talks

Emergency Action Plan

Fire Safety/Fire Extinguishers

​Bloodborne Pathogens

Electrical Hazard Awareness

Noise Awareness

Fall Protection/Harness + Lanyard Inspection

Hazard Identification


Heat/Cold Stress


Driving Safety

Crane/Hoist/Sling Safety

Silica Awareness

Competent Person 

In addition, periodic training is also provided to employees as required by job-specific hazards or by craft trade requirements

Some examples of periodic and Certified Training that Clearwater employees possess are: 

​OSHA-10 Hour

OSHA-30 Hour

Certified Crane Operator

Certified Crane Signaler

Certified Rigging



PA State Vehicle Inspector through Class 8

FMCSA Vehicle Inspector through Class 8

DOT Supervisor Reasonable Suspicion

CN RWP and Bridge Worker


Walsh Initiafy training

Welded Pipeline Orientation

Fall Protection and Competent Person

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