Safety at the Forefront… 100% Accident-Free 24/7

100% Accident-Free Safety Goal

HHCI’s Executive Team and Corporate Safety Officer is committed to achieving HHCI’s goal of 100% accident-free construction operations. HHCI’s comprehensive corporate safety program and personnel have achieved a current below industry standard DART rate of 1.25 and a current 0.76 EMR rating, demonstrating the firm’s industry leadership in safety performance.

HHCI invests in ongoing safety training and certifications for its team, including:

  • OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Construction Industry Training
  • Competency training in the following areas:
  • Confined Spaces
  • Trenching & Excavation
  • Shoring
  • Fall Protection Measures
  • Scaffolding
  • Crane Safety
  • Emergency Response and Evacuation
  • Workplace Ergonomics
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications

HHCI’s highest priority is to provide a safe work place for its team, clients, public, and project sites. The following client quote demonstrates the firm’s safety commitment:

“Hal Hays was the driving force for on-site safety. Hal Hays had an aggressive safety program carried out by the entire Site Management Team. This contract did not require a full time Safety Officer; however, Hal Hays Site Management Team fulfilled the safety mission completely and competently. All members of their on Site Management Team works to ensure a safe project site, not only for their own workers, but the public as well. Hal Hays maintained a zero tolerance for alcohol or drug use on or near the job site and ensured that message was conveyed to everyone on site.”

Phyllis Holley, COR, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Main Access Control Point Project at Ft. Irwin National Training Center, CA

ESG Program…Supporting Long-Term Performance

Environmental, Social & Governance Program

HHCI’s Environmental, Social and Governance program guides the firm’s decision making to provide our team with long-term performance advantages. HHCI believes a robust ESG program provides a superior way of doing business and a framework for management models, culture development, industry leadership, forward-thinking, risk mitigation, corporate responsibility, and careful decision-making for the long term.

The following chart illustrates the firm’s policy areas and corresponding metrics/goals:

Policy Area Metrics/Goals
  • Sustainability, Resource Management & Pollution Prevention
  • Reduced Emissions & Climate Impact
  • Environmental Reporting/Disclosure
  • Reduce Costs/Increase Profit Through Energy Efficiencies
  • Health & Safety
  • Productivity
  • Workplace & Supplier Diversity
  • Turnover Mitigation
  • Service/Product Integrity, Safety & Quality
  • Community Impact & Corporate Philanthropy
Corporate Governance
  • Leadership Team Accountability
  • Management Structure & Accountability
  • Reporting & Disclosure

Code of Conduct
HHCI’s Code of Conduct reinforces our team’s responsibility to do the right thing for our customers, communities, and each other at all times The Code of Conduct helps protect our reputation and supports integrity in our daily actions. The following are elements of HHCI’s Code of Conduct, excerpted from our Human Resource Manual. HHCI employees abide by:

  • Personal Integrity and Ethical Decision-making
  • Ethical Business Practices
  • Legal Compliance
  • Manager Roles & Responsibilities
  • Handling of Confidential Information
  • Sharing Concerns & Reporting Violations
  • Social Media & Online Activity
  • Team & Supplier Diversity
  • A Safe Workplace
  • Alcohol-free & Drug-free Workplace
  • Charitable Contributions
  • Anti-bribery, Anti-corruption
  • Maintaining Accurate Records
  • Avoiding Conflicts
  • Environmental Stewardship

In the end, HHCI relies on our team member’s individual personal integrity to bring to life our reputation of fair dealings and professionalism.