A&K Earth Movers, Inc. is committed to providing a safe and healthful work environment to all of our employees. Safety is always our first concern in the workplace. A&K provides specific safety training for our employees which includes but is not limited to the following topics:

  • MSHA 24 Hour New Miner Safety Training
  • MSHA 8 Hour Annual Refresher
  • NV Power Natural Gas Safety Training
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Training
  • Competent Person – Trenching & Excavation Safety
  • Lift Truck Safety Certification
  • Confined Space Training
  • 1st Aid & CPR Training
  • Fall Protection Training
  • Spill Prevention & Response Training
  • ATSSA Traffic Control Safety Training
  • Visible Emissions Training
  • Lock-Out/Tag-Out Procedures
  • Hazard Communication
  • Reasonable Suspicion Drug Awareness Training for Supervisors

In addition, our weekly tailgate safety meetings cover numerous topics as required on a “job specific” basis such as:

  • Electrical Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire Protection & Prevention
  • Heavy Equipment Safety
  • Ladders & Stairways
  • Materials Handling & Storage
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobsite Security
  • Seat Belts
  • Working In Extreme Weather Conditions
  • Jobsite Violence
  • Hand & Power Tool Safety
  • Welding & Cutting Safety

Employee safety is an ever changing challenge and we attempt to meet that challenge with meetings of our Safety Committee on a regular basis. The Committee is a cross section of employees from each department within the company to better address safety issues and concerns that affect all of us.

A&K Earth Movers, Inc. is a member in good standing with Associated Builders & Contractors which provides us with the most current information concerning regulatory changes and improved methods of accident prevention and safety training. Recognition award received from ABC include:

  • Accredited Quality Contractor – Annually since 1994
  • S.T.E.P. (Safety Training & Evaluation) Award – Platinum Level


A&K Earth Movers, Inc. is also a long-time member of Associated General Contractors. AGC is a national organization that is highly active in the political arena promoting general contractors across America. AGC also provides essential craft and safety training to their members. Awards received from AGC:

  • P.I.N.N.A.C.L.E. Awards - Projects In Northern Nevada Awards for Construction Leadership Excellence –Recipient - 2006 & 2007

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