Safety

Schmidt Electric Co., Inc. utilizes a proactive safety program based on accident awareness and prevention. Our comprehensive safety program is led by Kenneth Paninski, Schmidt Electric's full-time Safety Director from Engineering Safety Consultants. Kenneth is well versed in the latest safe work practices and OSHA regulations.


As Safety Director, Kenneth Paninski, performs tasks including but not limited to:

  • New Employee Training
  • Heavy Equipment Certification
  • Weekly Jobsite Safety Inspections
  • Weekly "Tool Box" Talks

Engineering Safety Consultants also provides classroom training on the following topics:

  • Electrical Lockout/Tag Out
  • Confined Space
  • Trenching/Excavation
  • Fall Protection
  • Scissor Lift
  • Forklift
  • OSHA-10
  • OSHA-30
  • NFPA 70E

Schmidt Electric Co., Inc is dedicated to maintaining safe working environments on each and every job site. The health and well-being of our employees is a key component of our operating philosophy. This commitment to safety is evident in our Experience Modifier Rate (EMR) and our Recordable Incident Rate (RIR).


Experience Modifier Rate
Year Man-Hours EMR
2011 TBD 0.54
2010 +1,000,000 0.62
2009 +650,000 0.68
2008 +775,000 0.79
Recordable Incident Rate
Year Man-Hours RIR
2011 TBD TBD
2010 +1,000,000 7.53
2009 +650,000 7.46
2008 +775,000 7.97

A complete Safety Program Manual is available for review only upon request.