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IMOCO's certified trainer for OSHA10 and OSHA30, Bob 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.”

 

Here is a safety mistake that happened at another company. Imoco takes safety very seriously and hates to hear of such an unfortunate event elsewhere: 


Worker’s Finger Amputation at a Window Manufacturer's Facility Resulted in $74,826.00 OSHA Fine for Failing to Correct Safety Hazards 

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.

OSHA Recently Cited and Fined a Louisiana Company $157,147

 

When two employees lost consciousness and collapsed on May 17, 2016, OSHA was contacted to report unsafe working conditions. The workers were exposed to hazardous gas while entering a sewer system. OSHA investigators found the company allowed the workers inside a confined space without having tested the space for hazards.

 

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.