September Safety Month
Tilcon New Jersey's September Safety Month featured multiple activities throughout the month the month of September, all focusing on safety, health and wellness.
The month began with the traditional Safety Stand Down with the motto "When I See Something, I will Stop and Do Something".
Health and Wellness Fairs were held at our Mt. Hope, Pompton Lakes, Kearny and North Bergen facilities. The Health and Wellness Fairs are an important component of September Safety Month as they promote healthy living habits, good diet and exercise. The events included a variety of different health professionals such as massage therapists, personal trainers, nutritionists, dermatologists and nurses who conducted blood pressure checks from the local Visiting Nurses Association.
Tilcon's Associate Safety Committees set-up tables with safety presentations and had interactive games for everyone to enjoy such as safety Bingo and Jeopardy, golf putting challenges, water races, a driving simulator, sit-up and push-up challenges and an ergonomics session. Healthy food and refreshments were served to all.
Other activities during the month also included 5S annual inspections, vehicle inspections, fire extinguisher training, equipment pre-shift training, personal protective equipment inspections, fall protection equipment training and Trucker Appreciation BBQ's.