Health & Safety

Yellow Jacket Drilling understands the importance of, and is committed to observing the requirements of health and safety regulations and codes of practice. We diligently maintain an outstanding safety record, and you can be assured that our drilling services will be conducted in the safest manner possible. We are proud of the proactive stance we take on the prevention and control of exposures and hazards that may result in injury or loss.

Yellow Jacket Drilling Experience Modifier Rating (EMR):
2010: 0.82     2011: 0.77     2012: 0.84

To view our Health and Safety Program Table of Contents, click here.

Summary of our Safety Assurance and Occupational Health and Safety Programs:

  • Health and Safety Orientation for new hires
  • Work Practices & Procedures
  • Workplace Hazard Control
  • Safety Disciplinary Policy – Special Safety Committee
  • Forklift Training & Certification
  • MSHA New Miner Training
  • MSHA Experienced Miner Refresher Training
  • 40-hour OSHA Training
  • 8-hour OSHA refresher courses
  • 8-hour Supervisor Training
  • Medical Surveillance Program
  • Substance Abuse Program
  • All employees First Aid & CPR trained
  • Daily Tailgate Safety Meetings
  • Monthly Safety Meetings
  • Inspections and Audits
  • Personal Protective Equipment Program
  • Confined Space Entry Program
  • Lock-Out Tag-Out Program
  • Hazard Communication Program
  • Near Miss Policy
  • Fall Protection
  • Program Compliance Policy
  • Task Specific Job Safety Analysis
  • Site Specific Health and Safety Plan
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