- All California Boring, California Auger Boring and California Locating Services employees are OSHA 30 trained and qualified.
- California Boring and California Auger Boring are committed to meeting the Common Ground Alliance best practice for excavations. Our family of companies are PG&E Gold Shovel Certified.
- All California Boring employees are required to read and familiarize themselves with the California Boring Safety Handbook. The handbook outlines basic safety practices.
- Employees will be required to wear their PPE at all times. This includes an approved hard hat, steel toe work boots, rubber gloves and boots that protect the employee from electrical shock when drilling, and safety vest.
- Prior to beginning drilling operations, a meeting will be held for the crew consisting of job-site specific safety procedures. At this meeting, employees will be required to date, sign and print their names signifying their understanding of the discussed safety procedures.
- A tailgate meeting will occur each day before any work has begun. Topics include the weather expected for the day, safety procedures specifically for the work to be completed that day, and any safety concerns or comments regarding the previous work day. Employees will then be required to date, sign and print their names signifying their understanding of the discussed safety procedures.
- A monitoring system will be utilized anytime equipment is in operation. Maintaining eye contact with the locator while at a safe distance away from the drilling equipment, the monitor will relay unsafe conditions as well as keep the operating area clear of foot or vehicular traffic.
- Both crew members will continually look for ways to improve safety as well as regulate any unsafe procedures. Any procedure deemed unsafe will be reported to the supervisor and drilling operations will cease until a safe method is approved. *Complete Safety Plan available upon request