Each of our employees is an essential ingredient to the success and growth of Precision Geophysical Inc. We are proud of our employees and the effort they make to ensure the continued success of the company. The loyalty of our employees is a critical to the well being of the company. Therefore, the safety of our employees is a primary concern of management. We are committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees. With that in mind the following management commitment is made to prevent unnecessary injuries to our employees.

  • All members of management recognize that safety is an integral part of their job duties and are responsible for preventing these injuries.
  • Safe working conditions are an essential part of our business.
  • All employees are to be properly and thoroughly trained in safe work practices and are to understand the importance placed on working safely each day.
  • Management is open to any suggestions which will help improve the safety of our employees.
  • Safety is simply good business. Good for our employees and good for the company. The prevention of employee injuries is of the utmost importance and a key ingredient to the continued success and growth of Precision Geophysical, Inc. We urge each of you to join with us in committing to make Precision Geophysical, Inc. the safest possible place to work. With your whole-hearted support, we will be able to achieve the goal of making Precision Geophysical, Inc. the safest possible place to work.


It is the sincere wish of Precision Geophysical, Inc. to provide the safest establishment and conditions possible for all our employees. Safety, however, is a joint responsibility of management and employees and each must do their part to ensure the success of the program. A good safety program does not happen by accident, it happens because we all work together each day to make it happen. As outlined in the Safety Policy Statement the prevention of employee injuries is of the utmost importance to management and a key ingredient to the continued success and growth of the company. Each member of the management team urges you to join wholeheartedly in this effort. With your help the majority of injuries can be prevented: Please read the safety policy guidelines carefully. Ask questions if you are not sure of a proper procedure. Don't take short cuts or unnecessary chances. Be alert to the unexpected and the actions of other employees. Report unsafe conditions immediately and lead by example. It may take a little extra time at first to think of the safe way to do a job, but this effort will pay off for everyone in reducing employee accidents and injuries. The success of the safety program depends on the degree to which each of us fulfills our safety responsibilities. Everyone individually has an impact on the success of the program. The safety program will only be as successful as our efforts to adhere to the safe policies and guidelines. Remember, we make decisions, all the time that affect our individual safety. Please, when making those decisions, choose the safe, right way instead of the easy, most convenient way. Management is committed to this effort, let each of us join in with that commitment and make Precision Geophysical, Inc. the safest possible place to work.


  • 1.1 Safety Policy Statement
  • 1.2 Employee Commitment To Safety
  • 1.3 Management Safety Responsibilities
  • 1.4 Safety Coordinator Responsibilities
  • 1.5 Employee Responsibilities
  • 1.6 Reporting And Correcting Unsafe Conditions
  • 1.7 Safe Work Rules And Practices
  • 1.8 Positive Counseling
  • 1.9 Correcting Unsafe Behavior
  • 1.10 Transitional Duty Policy
  • 1.11 Sub-Contractor Safety Policy/Sign Off Form


  • 2.1 Safety Training Guidelines
  • 2.2 How To Train
  • 2.3 How To Conduct A Tool Box Safety Meetings
  • 2.4 Tool Box Safety Meeting Sign Off Form
  • 2.5 New Employee Safety Training Check-Off Form
  • 2.6 Site Specific Safety Training Check-Off Form
  • 2.7 Training Matrix


  • 3.1 Planning
  • 3.2 Training
  • 3.3 Workplace Hazards
  • 3.4 Conducting Tasks
  • 3.5 Supervising and Managing for Workplace Safety and Health
  • 3.6 Regulatory and Contractual Requirements
  • 3.7 Emergency Response
  • 3.8 Permitting
  • 3.9 Community Relations
  • 3.10 Pipelines
  • 3.11 Communications
    • 3.11.1 Radios
    • 3.11.2 Global Positioning Systems (G PS) and HSE
  • 3.12 Auditing
  • 3.13 Surveying
    • 3.13.1 Brush/ Line Cutting
    • 3.13.2 Chain Saw Operations
    • 3.13.3 Bridging
  • 3.14 Recording Operations
  • 3.15 Lightning Protection
  • 3.16 Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)
    • 3.16.1 Batteries
      • lead-acid Batteries
      • Lithium Batteries
    • 3.16.2 Hydrogen Sulfide(H2S),
      • Hazards andCharacteristics
      • Detection
  • 3.17 Cold Weather Operations and Survival
    • 3.17.1 General
    • 3.17.2 Personal Protection
    • 3.17.3 Foods andLiquids
    • 3.17.4 Personal Hygiene
    • 3.17.5 Adequate Shelter
    • 3.17.6 Ice Safety
    • 3.17.7 Frostbite
    • 3.17.8 Trench Foot
  • 3.18 24 - Hour Operations
    • 3.18.1 Land Night Operations
    • 3.18.2 Road Operations


  • 4.1 Drilling Operations
    • 4.1.1 Planning & Set Up
    • 4.1:2 Maintenance Checks:
    • 4.1.3 Personal Safety, Safety Equipment:
    • 4.1.4 During Drilling / Ramming:
    • 4.1.5 Hole Loading, Explosives:
    • 4.1.6 Shot Point Completionand Clean Up
  • 4.2 Instructions For Specific Rig Types
    • 4.2.1 Truck Drills and Buggy Drills
    • 4.2.2 Portable Drills and Mini Hole Drills
    • 4.2.3 Marsh Buggy Drills
    • 4.2.4 Ramming Rigs


  • 5.1 Explosives
    • 5.1.1 General.
    • 5.1.2 Transportation of Explosive Material (Not Including Aircraft)
    • 5.1.3 Storage of Explosive Material 5.1.4 Use and Handling of Explosive Material
    • 5.1.5 Shot Firing
    • 5.1.6 Land Surface Shooting
  • 5.2 Surface Energy Sources
    • 5.2.1 Vibroseis
    • 5.2.2 Land Air Gun


  • 6.1 General
  • 6.2 Journey Management
  • 6.3 Fueling Operations-- Vehicles

Precision Geophysical, Inc

Steven McCrossin
Ohio 44654
Phone: 330-674-2198

Latest News



Download Permit Form  Download Permit Form
Safety Compliant