Because our employees are our greatest asset, safety has always been paramount at Bertucci. We have developed systems, procedures and a “Safety Culture” that has allowed us to have an extremely safe workplace in what can be a difficult work environment. Elements of our safety manual include:
- New Employee Orientation
- General Field Safety Operations
- Injury and Illness Prevention
- Hazard Assessment
- Reporting Requirements
- Many Function-specific Policies
In addition, in an effort to keep the workplace drug free, the company maintains a LaDOTD-compliant random drug testing system and tests all new hires.
But the proof of any systems effectiveness is usually found in the numbers. Bertucci maintained Workers Compensation Experience Ratings of .9 and .89 for the years ending 3/1/2008 and 3/1/2007, respectively. In addition, Bertucci had no lost work time injuries in each of 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, and 2003. In total, Bertucci has worked over 1 million man hours without a lost time accident.