Slide Rail ShoringHere at W.W. Clyde & Co., we are committed to keeping people safe. Our commitment to the health and safety of our crews and community members means just that — no incidents and no injuries, no matter how seemingly minor.

Every member of our team has family and friends who want them to stay safe at work, so we take the extra precautions to ensure that happens. We also care about the members of our community and go beyond the required standards to provide safe worksites and proper conditions for the traveling public. Our responsibility to keep your friends and family members safe on our jobs is a top priority. To us, nothing is more important.


Building a Culture of Safety

Safety is a responsibility we all share. At W.W. Clyde, its our prerogative to ensure our people go home safe every day. This means our company culture thrives off the motto that minimum standards aren’t enough, that we always take the extra steps to protect the health and happiness of our employees and local community.

Through regular corporate and on site safety training, each W.W. Clyde & Co. team member is reminded of their personal accountability to speak up for themselves, their co-workers, project partners and the surrounding community in any situation where they fear a safety concern. Our employees are empowered for recognizing and submitting ideas for improved safety on all types of projects.

Safety First

Preparation is key to ensuring worksite safety. Various precautionary trainings and inspections are enforced prior to beginning each job, including:

  • Pre-construction Hazard Analysis
  • Site-Specific Emergency Action Planning
  • Equipment Inspection & Maintenance
  • Confirmation of Up-to-Date:
    • Equipment Operator Training
    • Injury Prevention Training
    • Hazmat Training
    • Utility Awareness Training
    • Heavy Equipment Safety Training

Safety in the Details

Our Comprehensive Incident Prevention Program is regularly updated to conform with our high standard of jobsite safety. The W.W. Clyde & Co. Safety Division researches best practices in our industry and adopts them to best fit our corporate safety values. We are committed to running programs and guidelines that go far beyond minimum regulatory requirements.

We emphasize various safety programs, including:

  • GOAL – A program for preventing backing incidents
  • TRACK – Daily job hazard analysis for each individual and crew
  • Job Hazard Analysis – As part of their formal work plan process, supervisors plan work taking potential hazards into full consideration
  • Return to Work- Modified duty is provided to get injured employees back to work

Investing in Qualified Safety Professionals

Acquiring the top safety professionals in the industry is a key part of our commitment to safety. With 121 years of combined experience, our Safety Division brings extensive safety knowledge and program know-how to the organization. Our team includes: OSHA Construction Outreach Trainers, MSHA Approved Instructors, Certified Safety Professionals, Tap Root Trainers and a Fleet Safety Manager with more than 10 years of Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement.


Safety Awards

2012 AGC of Utah Achievement of Safety Excellence

2012 AGC of Utah Achievement of Safety Excellence

From the Utah Chapter of the Associated General Contractors. Platinum Award - 25% Below National Average awarded to W.W. Clyde & Co.

2012 UDOT Safety Award

2012 UDOT Safety Award

From the Utah Department of Transportation. Awarded to W.W. Clyde & Co. for their outstanding performance and significant contributions in project safety. "Thank you for your exceptional safety efforts". October 29, 2012

2011 AGC of Utah Achievement of Safety Excellence

2011 AGC of Utah Achievement of Safety Excellence

Bronze Award from the Associated General Contractors Utah Chapter.

2011 UTA Great West Safety Award

2011 UTA Great West Safety Award

From the Utah Trucking Association and Great West Casualty Company. Awarded to W.W. Clyde & Co. for outstanding achievement in highway safety. 1st Place - Dirt Hauler Less than 1.1 Million Miles. Awarded May 12, 2011. Awarded in cooperation with: American Trucking Associations.

2010 UTA Industrial Safety Award

2010 UTA Industrial Safety Award

From the Utah Trucking Association. First Place - Sand & Gravel awarded to W.W. Clyde & Co. in the Less than 460 Employees category.

2010 UTA Industrial Safety Award

2010 UTA Industrial Safety Award

From the Utah Trucking Association. First Place - Private Carriers awarded to W.W. Clyde & Co. in the Less than 460 Employees category.