SAFETY

Our #1 Core Value

At UP Professional Solutions, safety is non-negotiable. We do everything in our power to create a safe, secure work environment for employees and those around them through specially designed and monitored programs and protocols. UP understands the severe consequences of an unsafe environment, and that’s why we focus on and encourage employee participation in our safety programs and monthly safety meetings.

Safety-minded professionals mean fewer injuries, less property damage, and minimal down time keeping costs down and productivity up.

UP Safety Team

Our commitment to safety is backed by a full-time safety team which is razor focused on safety at your site and consists of Safety Specialists and Account Managers who are certified safety professionals. Our team is involved from the moment our process begins by assessing the roles and responsibilities of our assigned employees to ensure they have the proper training and protective equipment. Beyond on-boarding, our team manages on going safety training, safety education and awareness through high touch relationships, monthly safety meetings, safety incentive programs and much more.

Safety Initiatives

A.C.E.S.
Absolute Commitment to Excellence in Safety

A.C.E.S. was launched in 2014. The program proactively and positively promotes the safety of UP’s employees and those working around them by promoting safety awareness. The emphasis of A.C.E.S. is to prevent accidents and incidents by eliminating conditions and behaviors that can contribute to unforeseen losses. The plan is designed to foster teamwork, healthy competition, and challenge the UP staff to achieve a maximum level of participation of our employees in this program.

The Safety Zone

UP’s monthly safety newsletter that features A.C.E.S. trends and reports, as well as current safety reminders and articles relevant to the oil and gas industry. The newsletter is distributed electronically each month to all employees and is used as a platform for our employees to share best practices and lessons learned.

Click here to view our monthly safety newsletter:

The Safety Zone – November

 

2017 Safety Awards

  • ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Safety Achievement Award
  • Gulf Coast Safety Council Injury Free Awards
    • Chalmette Refining
    • Chevron Oronite
    • Marathon Petroleum
    • Phillips 66
    • Shell Norco
    • Valero Meraux
    • Valero St. Charles

2016 Safety Awards

  • Injury Free for 18 years, Chalmette Refining, llc
  • Gulf Coast Safety Council Outstanding Safety Performance
    • Chevron Oronite
    • Valero St. Charles
  • Gulf Coast Safety Council Injury Free Awards
    • Chalmette Refining
    • Chevron Oronite
    • Marathon Petroleum
    • Shell Convent
    • Valero Meraux
    • Valero St. Charles
  • ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Safety Achievement Award – Six Years Injury Free
  • GBRIA Contractor Safety Excellence Recognition Award – Technical Support Division II
    • Shell Convent