The Proper Way to Lift
Construction is labor intensive. Machines certainly do the heavy lifting but many things still need to moved around by hand. Wood skids, pallets, plywood, small pipe and fittings, pumps, generators, jack hammers, hydraulic jacks and energy packs. The list goes on. These items can weight 30 to over 100 pounds. improper lift techniques can pull muscles, strain backs and tear tendons. Midwestern Contractors believes that these injuries are avoidable. This video explains the proper way to lift.
2,400' Pipe Extraction & Return to Service
Speed to market can be an important consideration for a customer when construction or modification takes place on inservice piping. On one such project the operator had no choice but to replace 2,400' of aging pipe, drilled in, and in service, for many years.
DCA Safety Director of the year awarded to Midwestern Contractor Employee
Mr. Weston Countryman earns the DCA Safety Director of the year award. Hard work, dedication to safety and innovation were the reasons Mr. Countryman won. But these same qualities help to maintain our safety standards on every project site 365 days each year.
Midwestern Contractors Earns DCA Safety Award
The Distribution Contractors Association (DCA) held their annual meeting in Naples, FL. the week of February 15th, 2016. Among the many highlights of the annual convention one stood out for Midwestern Contractors, The Arthur T. Everham Safety Award. Mr. Everham was one of the original founders of Midwestern Contractors.