Weston & Sampson considers the health and safety of our employeesclients, and subcontractors as our most important responsibility. As such, we are committed to ensuring a safe workplace, whether in our own offices, at a project site, or at a client’s facility.  

Weston & Sampson maintains a “worksafe” intranet site where we provide readily accessible information, including an online Health & Safety Manual as a tool to train our employees in topics that range from driver safety, bloodborne pathogens, field safety and confined space  to flammable and combustible liquids and hazard communication, and many more.  

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The Weston & Sampson Safety Team has helped clients build health and safety programs to meet applicable state and federal regulatory requirements and develop safer workplaces for their staff. The Safety Team works with clients providing a variety of health & safety support services including the following:

  • Facility and Work Site Safety Audits and Inspections – OSHA & state safety program compliance
  • Development of Facility and/or Site-Specific Health & Safety Plans
  • Municipal Facilities Health & Safety Compliance Review (DPW, Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment/Distribution)
  • Workplace Hazard Reviews & Hazard Communication Program Development
  • Required Annual Workplace Health & Safety Training
  • Hazard Communication
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Specialized Training: Confined Space, Heights, Lockout/Tagout, Forklift, Ergonomics, Driving Safety

WWTF Safety Training Hazard Communication

Needham Tower

  • Training can be provided at your location, a Weston & Sampson facility, or virtual online training
  • Facility Safety Audits & Inspections
  • Record Keeping & Compliance Reviews
  • Response to Regulatory (OSHA, DLS) Audits & Corrective Actions
  • OSHA Required Annual Safety Training




Weston & Sampson offers comprehensive safety-related training for both private companies and public/municipal groups. Geared to both supervisors and staff, our training courses include start-up, operation, preventative and corrective maintenance, and safety. We provide training for large and small groups and a variety of safety of topics including:

  • Accident/Incident Investigation
  • Bloodborne Pathogens (Annual OSHA Required)
  • Competent Person
  • Confined Space*
  • Defensive Driving
  • Electrical Safety
  • Emergency Response/Emergency Action Plan
  • Excavation & Trenching*
  • Fall Protection*
  • Forklift & Powered Industrial Truck
  • Hazard Communication/Right to Know (Annual OSHA Required)
  • Lock Out/Tag Out – Control of Hazardous Energy*
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Proper Lifting/Back Safety
  • Respiratory Protection (Air Purifying Respirators)
  • Negative-Pressure Air Purifying Respirator Qualitative Fit-Testing
  • Safe Chemical Handling
  • Walking/Working SurfacesWork-Zone Safety

Up to 4 TCHs can be issued for any of the classes above. TCHs issued are based on the actual amount of training time spent on each topic.

Safety Training

Medfield Hospital Excv

  • Available at your location, a Weston & Sampson facility, or virtual online training
  • Flexible topics, start times, and durations
  • Training can be customized based on experience level
  • Courses can be approved for Drinking Water & Wastewater Operator certification credits





National AGC Safety Award 
2019 National Safety Award (nine years in a row) 
National Safety Council 
1 Million Hours Worked without a Loss Time Injury (three times) 
2 Million Hours Worked without a Loss Time Injury (two times) 
North Carolina Department of Labor  
2019 Certificate of Safety Achievement (eight years in a row) 


All employees participate in weekly safety meetings, with at least a 98% completion rate for the past nine years. 
All field staff, at a minimum, possess OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training and many have the OSHA 30-hour and 40-hour training certificates 
In excess of 80 field staff perform annual HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher Training 
All field staff are required to complete mandatory quarterly safety training on topics directly related to their day-to-day activities such as confined space training and health topics such as CPR, AED, and First Aid 


Our Corporate Safety Committee has met monthly for over 15 consecutive years 
We discuss every Health & Safety incident, company-wide, for ongoing reduction and prevention methods and to discuss lessons learned 
We review and update the company’s Health & Safety policies on an annual basis  
We document and perform ongoing site inspections of all locations with a proprietary scoring mechanism to track progress over time