At the core of its mission, Moriarty sponsors a project team environment that fosters openness, trust, and communication in order to achieve a predictable result.
John Moriarty & Associates is dedicated to providing a healthy and safe workplace for all of its employees, subcontractor personnel, and building occupants. Safety awareness, training, and enforcement begin with the acknowledgement and combined support of JMA superintendents and upper management. Finn O'Sullivan, JMA Project Executive, provides oversight of the Safety Department. Our Director of Safety and Health, Derek Lines; and Site Safety Managers are responsible for day-to-day safety operations on all projects in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Virginia.
John Moriarty & Associates has developed and implemented a detailed Company Safety Plan that addresses various aspects of safety and health information that is directly related to our construction activities. Compliance with the plan is the minimum requirement for all subcontractors and personnel that work with JMA.
Before construction activities commence, the Safety Director and project staff fully evaluate the job activities and establish a Site Specific Safety Plan. Safety planning continues as the work takes place and is discussed in detail with each subcontractor daily and at weekly foreman's meetings. These meetings include review of the specific work to be performed and recognition of potential hazards needing to be planned for prior to the work taking place.
JMA's Safety Program and our construction staff have been effective at reducing the number of incurred injuries. JMA has a current EMR of .92.
Project safety is further enhanced through:
- OSHA Training: All of JMA's superintendents, laborers and carpenters have been trained in the OSHA 30 and 10 Hour Safety Courses.
- Specialty Training: JMA provides continuous specialty training to field staff. Examples of specialty training include: fall protection, crane certifications, first aid & CPR, respiratory protection, scaffolding, excavation, mast climbers, confined space, aerial lifts, and rigging & signaling.
- Project specific safety orientations for all workers.
- Weekly jobsite subcontractor foreman safety meetings.
- Scheduled formal safety training sessions for project managers, superintendents, foremen and tradesmen;
- Weekly on-site safety audits with deficiency reports to be completed and returned with corrective actions;
- Periodic formal and informal staff safety reviews;
- Regular meetings of the JMA Safety Committee at which safety issues, policies, procedures and training programs are reviewed;
- A safety incentive program providing recognition for JMA employees who perform work safely, are not injured on the job, and meet the established project safety criteria;
- Monthly JMA Safety Newsletter;
- Continuous tracking and monitoring of subcontractor incidents and injury trends;
- Review of subcontractor Job Hazards Analysis.
Recent Safety Awards Include:
- 2012 AGC of Massachusetts Merit Award - Exemplary Safety Record
- 2010 AGC of Massachusetts Merit Award - Exemplary Safety Record