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Our difference is our training.

UBC Millwrights are trained to work and support an injury- and accident-free job site through attentiveness and continuous improvement in safety measures. Safety training starts on the first day of apprenticeship—and we reinforce safety throughout the millwright’s career.

Welder

UBC Millwrights acquire the skills, knowledge and preparation to be safe workers by focusing on:

  • personal accountability—especially when no one is watching
  • responsibility to others
  • understanding the owner’s safety expectations of the project
  • identifying and calling attention to unique hazardous or unsafe factors
  • safe performance
  • safe behavior in and around the hot work areas
  • safe task completion
  • maintaining current safety, human performance, first-aid, and OSHA qualifications
  • effective communication with co-workers and supervisors during dangerous tasks

UBC Contractors

Our employers’ primary goal is to complete a project with no incidents or injuries. A UBC contractor delivers safety practices at a jobsite by:

  • including a health and safety management system and safety performance history in bid documents
  • providing a crew of millwrights with proven track records in safe work
  • verifying safety qualifications and training of employees
  • conducting a safety-orientation meeting with all employees prior to the job’s launch
  • communicating with project managers and owners regarding hazards and safety risks
  • demanding and maintaining a drug-free workforce
  • implementing a safety risk-assessment and mitigation program
  • completing safety audits with truthful and comprehensive information
  • eradicating hazardous or unsafe conditions or practices quickly and efficiently

Bottom Line

Safety and productivity is not an “either or” proposition. Performing work safely is in the DNA of UBC Millwrights. Safety-conscious contractors know that safety issues are minimized without hindering productivity when UBC Millwrights are on the job.

It’s a win-win, with stakes that reach far beyond the fiscal benefits for both labor and management.

  • implementing a safety risk-assessment and mitigation program
  • completing safety audits with truthful and comprehensive information
  • eradicating hazardous or unsafe conditions or practices quickly and efficiently