At Charles J. Merlo, Inc. we are dedicated to a culture of safety. From the start of a project to finish we recognize that making sure every employee goes home safely is a way of life not just a slogan. By performing daily Job Safety Analysis’, daily equipment inspections, daily jobsite safety inspections, and weekly toolbox talks, we ensure that every employee understands why a strong safety climate and company safety culture is essential to our success. We perform in-field, and on-the-job safety training, along with formal classroom training to keep up with industry standards and regulatory requirements. Our employees have numerous safety training certifications, including First Aid/CPR, OSHA 10, Rigging/Signal Person, Fall Protection, and Hazard Communication, just to name a few. With a dedicated Safety Professional staff, Charles J. Merlo, Inc. takes our employees safety above and beyond the minimum compliance standards. Our Safety Awards and Achievements are proof that we value a culture of safety and incorporate it into all our operations.

Safety Awards

  • National Contractors Insurance Risk Control Award of Excellence 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021

  • Air Products and Chemicals Excellence in Safety and Performance Award

  • CAWP Safety Achievement Awards Accident Free 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020

  • The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) – Certificate of Commendation for excellent safety record