What does it Mean to be Summit Safety Certified?

Summit ServicesSummit Safety Certified Members are top tier professional contractors who are actively engaged in creating a safe work environment for their employees. Safety culture and strategic systems are planned for, implemented and sustained through employee orientation, trainings, audits, metric analysis, and overall emphasis on practicing safety behavior on the job and within the office at all times.

Certified Members have completed a 16 item criteria demonstrating their Safety Practices and their plan for sustaining over time.  The required criteria are listed below:


  1. Updated Safety Manual, Employee Sign off Sheet Included
  2. Formal Safety Orientation  for all new hires
  3. One year outlined Safety Training Syllabus
  4. Procedures for “In Case of Injury” in place and communicated
  5. Company form detailing process for investigating injuries
  6. Established Light Duty Program for all field positions
  7. Lead training/ Best Practices: All employees go through training
    • Outlined Lead Training Program and Schedule
    • Contingent upon Company and Industry
  8. Photo of SDS Books (Safety Data Sheets) in Proper Location for Field Reference (Truck & Office, Digitally)
  9. Safety Audit form (Minimum 2 Audits/Month)
  10. Safety Huddle- Huddle Format Outlined (Minimum 2 Huddles/Week)
  11. Copy of Completed OSHA 300 Series Paper Work 
  12. Outline of Required PPE by type of work (Personal Protective Equipment)
  13. Management on site requited to wear PPE 
  14. Field Job Descriptions include required Safety Behavior
  15. Submit Current Safety Metrics 
    • Mod  Rate
    • Loss Ratio
    • Incidence Rate
  16. Provide Description of Company Plan to Sustain Safety Culture


At Nolan Consulting Group, Inc, we are determined to make sure safety is a priority and we strongly encourage you to embrace a safety culture within your own company! Bring it alive, make sure your employees know you care; it’s critical that your employees feel safe and appreciated at work.

For more information on how to become Summit Safety Certified, please contact Nicole Finocchio, nicole@nolancg.com.

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