The Importance of Construction Safety

National Safety Council Member

Committing to a Safe Work Environment for Petillo Employees

At Petillo we are committed to the safety of each employee and its subcontractors. Petillo ensures all employees are properly trained for all of the jobs that we perform. This value promotes the safest working environments from our yard, to the road and to all the job sites. Safety is the number one priority for all managers and supervisors to consistently promote safety on the job.

At Petillo, safety is part of our core values. Safety, quality and production without compromise shows we can not only meet the safety standard, but we also exceed it! The Safety Department is committed to ensuring we meet or exceed the safety standard by consistently visiting each and every job site and ensuring our safety program is a priority. This is accomplished by communicating with the GC, meeting with the superintendents and walking the job sites at every visit.

Every employee has accountability for safety. Employees know that they have the authority to stop work if there is an immediate danger to life, health or the environment. Weekly safety meetings combined with site visits and management commitment promote a positive safety atmosphere with positive results. Employees are encouraged to contact management with safety suggestions, this gives the opportunity for employee involvement and encourages workers to step up and share their ideas to improve safety and the entire safety program.

At Petillo, we are no doubt committed to safety along with all other aspects of the business. Having an effective health and safety plan is the key to proactively preventing accidents, injuries and damages. The Safety Department ensures all employees are accountable for their actions, we encourage employees to take ownership of their safety and those around them.

As members of the National Safety Council, we are on the cutting edge of safety technology. The Safety Department is continuously researching ways to better the safety program. Being a member of the NSC affords us the opportunity to do so.

2020 ACCNJ Annual Safety Award


ACCNJ Annual Safety Award

2018 – UTCA Construction Safety Award


UTCA Construction Safety Award

Engineering News Record - 2020 Top 600 Specialty Contractors


Top 600 Specialty Contractors Ranked #188

Petillo Training

Weekly Jobsite Safety Meeting

Weekly Job Safety Meeting

  • Hazwoper Refresher
  • ASHI Bloodborne Pathogens

Petillo Fleet

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HCSS Telematics

Petillo trucks are equipped with GPS that notifies the dispatcher of hazardous driving habits. Speeding, Hard breaking, and excessive acceleration are just a few of the notices we receive.

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Work Environment

Safety First

Our progressive discipline policy maintains a safe work environment for all employees and bystanders. Petillo pushes the employees to make sure their actions throughout the day guarantees that they return home the same way they come to work. “Safety First”

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No Hard Hats

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No Safety Shoes

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No High-Vis Vests

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No Work!