Safety / Site Reviews
River Bend takes safety very seriously
Your Safety is our Priority
In addition to carrying a full line of safety products, the staff at River Bend Materials includes full-time safety professionals who work closely with our customers and their general contractors to ensure all safety guidelines are met and that the proper equipment is used when we make deliveries.
We also perform annual boom inspections for our vehicle fleet and conduct full safety and site reviews for our customers. Got a Tennessee building jobsite that requires specialized or dedicated safety training? We can help there too.
River Bend Materials trains and certifies our operators, so they are prepared to safely deliver materials to your jobsite. We conduct frequent safety meetings to address policy changes, and review upcoming jobs, and even offer a safety incentive benefit program for our stockers and warehouse workers. River Bend also regularly performs random drug and alcohol testing to help ensure the safety of our teams and workplace, and your jobsites.
Each of our employees is trained to:
- Follow all established safety rules
- Use personal protective equipment
- Respond to unsafe conditions
- Develop safe work practices
- Recognize safety hazards
OSHA and DOT Compliance
River Bend Materials understands and values the importance of OSHA when it comes to the health and safety of our workers. We are committed to full compliance with OSHA and DOT laws and regulations, and in this spirit, we conduct regular jobsite visits to check for crew compliance.
With respect to OSHA, our employees are trained in:
- Walking-working surfaces
- Hazard communication
- Personal protective equipment
- Material handling
- Power industrial trucks
With respect to DOT, our employees are trained in:
- Controlled substances, alcohol use and testing
- Safety fitness procedures
- Qualifications of drivers
- Driving of commercial motor vehicles
- Parts and accessories for safe operation
- Hours of service drivers
- Inspection, repair, and maintenance
- Transportation of hazardous materials
- Smith System driver improvement training for all drivers
It is the practice of River Bend Materials to make sure all managers and supervisors focus on creating a safe environment for employees and our TN construction customers. Visit our Chattanooga yard today and see the River Bend difference for yourself.