Our Safety Management Process (SMP)

The Desoto Group is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees, customers, partners, and the general public. We strive to ensure proper measures are in place to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses. The Desoto Group’s Safety Management Process (SMP) is the blueprint we use to provide a safe workplace.

The SMP elements increase safety awareness and employee involvement. Additionally, the SMP identifies specific rules and processes for our personnel to achieve our vision of Zero Accidents.

Safety is a core value and is built upon three pillars:

Pillar 1

Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention with 8 Safety
Fundamental Rules

  1. Fall Protection
  2. Zone of Protection
  3. Confined and Enclosed Spaces
  4. Trenching and Shoring
  5. Test Before Touch
  6. Gaseous Atmosphere and Infrastructure
  7. Arc Flash PPE
  8. Working Within Minimum Approach Distance

Pillar 2

Hazard Recognition Energy Wheel

Pillar 3

Human Performance

Tools to help craft workers to think safety over production such as:
We thoroughly investigate the Root Cause of events and put barriers in place to prevent recurrence.
Qualified Personnel Are the Foundation of Our Organization
The Safety and Quality Manager ensures employees can carry out their assigned responsibilities, including: