Paul Mueller Company Academy

Stepping Up Ladder Safety Standards

Manufacturing makes the world go round and that's why safety is typically the number one priority for manufacturing facilities like yours. Ladders are a big part of keeping production safe and on track. Ladders are used to check and maintain equipment, which helps keep the quality of your products secure. Yet, 20 percent of fatal and work loss injuries can be attributed to falls from ladders. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recently put a focus on ladders in the workplace and enacted some new regulations. As a company are you prepared to stay up-to-date on those regulations? 


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Safety First - Minimizing Risk in the Field

Safety has always been important, but in 2015 we developed a dedicated, formal plan to focus on safety as the most important part of our jobs, day in and day out. By 2019, that focus helped our company achieve its lowest TCIR (total case incident reports) rate yet and we continue to beat the drum of safety day in and day out. As a matter of fact, it is a mandate that every meeting, with 3 or more people, that we conduct in our company starts with a safety topic. 

Mueller Field Operations (MFO) achieved a nearly 3-year accident-free period while performing many difficult jobs across the country, that forced us into challenging situations with space restrictions and many potential hazards.  

So how do we do it?

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company. We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. We hope you enjoy!