At KEAR we maintain an aggressive, proactive and vigilant approach to maintaining an accident-free workplace. KEAR maintains an outstanding EMR of .67 and we have worked over 1,000,000 hours without a lost-time incident. We have created a corporate environment and culture where safety for all of our employees is paramount. We have promoted the importance of an accident-free workplace by the development, implementation and enforcement of an industry-leading health and safety program.
KEAR's Corporate Safety Director is Mr. John Sralik. Mr. Sralik manages KEAR's corporate Health and Safety Staff including Site Specific Safety & Health Officers as well as serving as KEAR's primary contact on health and safety issues. He manages KEAR's Health & Safety Program and provides the necessary training & resources necessary to maintain compliance with all policies and safety regulations.
KEAR executes a wide range of specialized construction services and we provide the proper education, training and certifications for our employees to do so safely. We partner with our clients to ensure our safety program meets all project specific training requirements. Examples of the specific Safety Training & Education we provide include:
KEAR maintains a full DOT Compliant Operator Qualification (OQ) Program which complies with the Office of Pipeline Safety of the US Department of Transportation's Qualification of Pipeline Personnel Regulation (49 CFR Part 192 Subpart N and Part 195 Subpart G). KEAR provides in-house training and certification of our employees that work on or near DOT regulated facilities and pipelines.
KEAR utilizes ISNetworld for our Operator Qualification Record keeping. This online portal allows our clients, regulatory agencies and our in-house QC and Safety staff quick access to all of our safety training records and safety program information.