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Safety / Site Reviews

For commercial / residential construction in NC and SC

Colonial Materials has plenty in common with its fellow GMS companies. These include our unmatched product knowledge, relationships with the industry’s top manufacturers, and a commitment to competitive pricing. But our #1 shared priority is ensuring the safety and satisfaction of our customers and employees.

Your Safety is our Concern

Colonial has dedicated safety managers who work closely with our customers and their general contractors. These pros strive to ensure all safety guidelines are met and that proper equipment is used when we make deliveries to commercial and residential job sites across North Carolina and in South Carolina.

In addition to our comprehensive product offerings, Colonial Materials stocks a full line of safety products for purchase, including:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Hard hats
  • High-visibility clothing
  • Gloves
  • Safety glasses
  • Fall protection

We also perform regular inspections of our vehicle fleet and conduct full safety and site reviews for our customers. If you have a jobsite that requires specialized or dedicated safety training, let us know, and we can help!

Certified Crews

Colonial Materials trains and certifies all operators in-house to safely deliver materials to your jobsite. We hold weekly training sessions on safety, and even offer a safety incentive benefit program for our stockers and warehouse workers. Each of our employees is trained to:

  • Recognize safety hazards
  • Develop safe work practices
  • Follow all established safety rules
  • Respond to unsafe conditions
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE)

It is our practice to make sure all managers and supervisors focus on creating a safe work environment for employees and ensuring proper training. We also perform drug and alcohol testing on all our teams.

OSHA and DOT Compliant

Colonial Materials understands the importance of OSHA when it comes to the health and safety of our workers. We are committed to full compliance with OSHA and DOT laws and regulations. In this spirit, we conduct regular jobsite visits to check for ongoing crew compliance.

With respect to OSHA, Colonial employees are trained in:

  • Walking-working surfaces
  • Hazard communication
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Material handling
  • Power industrial trucks

With respect to DOT, Colonial employees are trained in:

  • Controlled substances, alcohol use, and testing
  • Safety fitness procedures
  • Qualifications of drivers
  • Driving of commercial motor vehicles
  • Parts and accessories for safe operation
  • Hours of service drivers
  • Inspection, repair, and maintenance
  • Transportation of hazardous materials

Colonial Materials is committed to being your source for safe, quick, and efficient delivery of all your commercial and residential construction materials in SC and NC.

Stop by one of our construction yards in North Carolina or South Carolina or contact us today to see how we can help.