Safety

A History of Safety Excellence

Safety First is the banner of Target Specialty Products. We are committed to a safe, healthy and secure work environment. With solid safety programs and policies that have been the foundation to our success in reducing injuries and accidents over the last decade, we strive to continue to eliminate risk to our colleagues, customers and environment during our daily operations. We educate, train, develop and maintain safe work practices through monthly Branch Safety meetings, weekly TailGates, audits and inspections, in addition to communicating key regulatory issues through our Safety Newsletters. Our Safety and Security Committee conducts accident investigations, plans, develops and amends policies, and reviews colleague safety suggestions to add to continual improvement of our safety programs.

We adhere to the regulations involving the following agencies:

  • Occupational, Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
  • National Fire Protection Agency
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) / IATA / IMDG
  • Environmental Health
  • Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) 
  • Department of Agriculture
  • California Structural Pest Control Board
  • Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 

 

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Safety Moment - January 2019

 

A Moving Vehicle Is Only Safe When Its Stationary

Moving vehicles are common in everyday life, but that doesn’t mean we are safe when we’re near them.

Being struck by a moving vehicle, even at low speed, can be fatal.

Always follow our SHE Golden Rules:

•Comply with all customer site rules.

•Always use designated pedestrian routes where available.

•Always remain alert, aware of vehicle movements and never assume a driver has seen you.

•Wear high visibility clothing (illuminated LED vest) when working in, or entering, any operational environment where commercial vehicles / plant operate.

•Pedestrians must not use mobile phones or audio devices in vehicle operating areas unless they can do so safely in a designated pedestrian area.