Structural steel work is one of the top most hazardous occupations in the U.S. according to OSHA. After all, working with heavy machinery & equipment while working hundreds or more feet in the air requires extreme caution.
Red Cedar Steel is proud to be an industry leader in maintaining safe and accident-free work sites and in ensuring our employees stay safe 100% of the time. Safety isn’t optional, it’s a requirement – and something we take very seriously.
Every member of our company is responsible for safety, and that begins with upper management. Our leadership has a strong commitment to a safety-first culture, which continues on at every level.
Joe Frion is the Corporate Safety Director for Red Cedar Steel. Joe has been a union ironworker since 1999 starting with Red Cedar as an apprentice, progressing through field leadership and now manage, implement, and oversees safety for Red Cedar Steel. Joe Conducts regular jobsite inspections to ensure implementation of OSHA and Red Cedar’s safety policies and procedures as well as liaises with general contractors and OSHA inspectors to facilitate evaluation of construction sites.
We encourage every employee at Red Cedar Steel to ensure the #1 focus of every project is maintaining a safe work environment from start to finish. We have one of the lowest EMRs in the industry thanks to exceptional teamwork, mentorship, and accountability. Mistakes aren’t met with punishment – but instead with a root-cause analysis of how to prevent the same mistake again. This is how we promote honesty, integrity, and safe job sites.
Safety information and metrics available upon request.