Owens Realty Services - U.S. Dept. Labor – OSHA 2018 National Safety Stand-Down Certificate

May 15, 2018

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Owens Realty Services is pleased to announce that the company received a Certificate of Recognition as a Gold Level Participant in the U.S. Dept. of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s 2018 National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls program. This is the company’s 4th consecutive year of participation.

 

The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. However, any commercial company can participate in a Safety Stand-Down. The event is a voluntary opportunity for employers to talk directly to employees about safety. The Stand-Down focuses on “Fall Hazards” and reinforcing the importance of “Fall Prevention.”

 

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Owens Realty Services employs approximately 1,000 real estate industry professionals including management, maintenance and janitorial personnel. The company’s Safety Plan includes orientation for new employees, general safety awareness and site specific safety training, OSHA mandated training and on-going bi-weekly “Tool Box Talks” in which managers and supervisors introduce new topics/techniques to their teams to keep safety awareness at the forefront of their work environment.