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Why is a Proactive Approach to Safety Critical for your Facility?

Among the very basic obligations of every facility maintenance service provider is ensuring workplace safety. It is no secret that every crew member has a comprehensive list of daily responsibilities but this does not mean the value of safety can be overlooked on any given day. Service providers that operate with a customer-centric approach tend to emphasize the need to be vigilant and proactive when it comes to safety measures at customer facilities. And one of the most important ways to do so is safety training.

Several facility maintenance companies, like Diversified Maintenance, invest in regular and in-depth safety training sessions for new hires as well as refresher training for experienced personnel. Such training not only prepares the team members to understand the adequate and safe ways of using chemicals, tools, and personal protective equipment (PPE), but also enables them to prevent hazards, identify potential risks, report safety issues, and deal with them in best way possible.

In order to develop results-oriented training programs, it is critical to build a dedicated Environmental, Health and Safety team with OSHA certification. Professional companies like Diversified Maintenance have such specialized safety teams responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive safety training programs that help employees to gain and utilize the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce risks and create safe work environment for themselves as well as for the people around them.

By adopting these training methods, companies are able to build a crew with a proactive mindset toward safety and are recognized for it. For instance, Diversified Maintenance has won the BSCAI Safety Award for its exceptional safety record. To learn more about us, connect with me at