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Bob Revels, Safety Director
Bob Revels has been in the safety business for over 40 years. In that time he’s learned a few things about the importance of taking safety seriously, and how to effectively train a team to be leaders in safety in their industry.
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Safety is number one! Here's Bob Revels, our Safety Director, teaching a safety training class. IMOCO does on-site training courses for safety training including OSHA 10 and OSHA 30.
(Hendersonville, NC, March 17, 2016)-Students from East Henderson High School participated in a seminar on Thursday, March 17 at IMOCO, Inc, a company providing comprehensive contracting services to mechanical and industrial companies across the Southeast.
Bill Harris, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, led a presentation that introduced students to the types of careers available, job titles and responsibilities, and discussed salaries and benefits associated with those jobs.
Chad Allen, Project Engineer, shared photos, spoke about specific projects completed by IMOCO, and gave suggestions for entering the field.
Bob Revels, Safety Director at IMOCO, continued the presentation with a lesson on the importance of safety, detailing how OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) standards changed the industry. A certified trainer for OSHA10 and OSHA30, Revels commented on the importance IMOCO places on safety saying, “Since 2009, IMOCO has had zero lost time injuries. This is almost unheard of in the industry.”
After suggestions were given for continuing education and entering the field, students were taken on a tour of the facility to learn about equipment.
“We’re glad to have the chance to introduce young people to the industry. It’s a good opportunity to inform them of the different types of careers available so that they can begin to focus on one that resonates with them,” said Bill Harris.
By Bill Moss, Hendersonville Lightning
Published: February 9, 2016
Kimberly-Clark Corp. has chosen a local contractor to construct a plant expansion.
IMOCO announced Tuesday that it had been awarded a large construction contract for the Henderson County plant. The construction project will employ 35-40 total workers, with the vast majority of them living in Henderson County. "We are so appreciative of the long-term relationship that IMOCO and Kimberly Clark have enjoyed," IMOCO Chief Operating Officer Bill Harris said in a news release. "This project alone will employ about 30 Henderson County residents, with an average wage of $24 per hour."
IMOCO has done work for the Kimberly Clark plant, as well as others across the nation, for over 30 years. Founded in Henderson County in 1964, IMOCO specializes in industrial construction, maintenance and machinery setup throughout the South.
IMOCO has offices in Fletcher and Spartanburg.