Category: Safety Corner

Safety Opportunity Program

Our safety opportunity program was strong last year. Over 4,200 safety opportunities were turned in; companywide, our employees earned 60,000 safety opportunity points. Our goal was to have 3.0 safety opportunities turned in per 1,000 hours worked and we exceeded that by reaching 4.5 per 1,000 hours. Our goal for 2019 is to reach 4.5 […]

Certificates of Recognition

Mike Arneson, UPI foreman, and Scott Blacketter, UPI laborer, were recently awarded certificates of recognition by Enbridge for going above and beyond the call of duty to contribute to safety. Mike continues to demonstrate and drive a safety mindset every day and always conducts a very detailed morning meeting. Scott noticed that one of the […]

Border Patrol Training

On September 14th, Border Patrol agents utilized UPI’s lower equipment yard to conduct K9 training. The dogs are trained to detect concealed humans and the odors of controlled substances, which include marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and ecstasy. Both the agent and the canine are taught proper search sequences and the dogs must remember several verbal […]