Throughout our history, Johnson & Galyon has maintained a successful, comprehensive safety program. Our program embodies key elements that contribute to the collective success of our team’s efforts, including:

Best in Class EMR (experience modification rate)

2016 – 0.64

2015 – 0.59

2014 – 0.60


Our training program includes:

  • OSHA Construction Safety Courses – include OSHA 30 hour training (superintendents) and OSHA 10 hour training (foreman).
  • Hazardous Communication Training – teaches our personnel about materials used on site.
  • Tool Box Safety Meeting – weekly meetings regarding upcoming safety topics.

Premobilization Meetings

Held before our team or subcontractors mobilize on site. This planning session covers the site safety program.

Pre-Work Meetings

Held prior to each phase of work to review the safety standards. We eliminate needless safety issues as well as increase productivity and performance in quality.


Play a major role in all aspects of safety performance:

  • Mock OSHA Inspections – conducted by our Safety Consultant and Operations Manager utilizing OSHA audit procedures which identify issues.
  • Superintendent’s Weekly Safety Inspections – performed by field supervisory staff to identify any non-compliance issues for corrective action.
  • Company Safety Inspections – conducted monthly where a thorough safety inspection is performed.

Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace

Johnson & Galyon implemented a post-accident drug test policy in 1987. We have been a certified participant in the Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace program since 1998. This program keeps drug users off our payroll and conveys a strong commitment to safety.

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