Watkins Construction Safety

Safety-Focused Culture

Just as it is for our oil and gas industry partners, safety is a paramount concern at Watkins Construction. The well-being of our employees, our customers’ people and the environment we all share are top priorities. We make every effort supported by our management team, to safeguard all employees, comply with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, and protect the environment. Our Safety Office can be reached at 903-874-7791 or 903-874-3317.

Safety Training

We continue to make investment in facilities, instructors and training materials to ensure our people are prepared in all aspects of safety and environmental protection. Our good employee retention rate means we have the people on hand to complete your project with the highest safety standards. We know and are able to comply with all OSHA, MSHA, DOT and other regulations and industry practices, allowing us to achieve superior results compared to our peers.

Safety Results

The effectiveness of our training shows in our results, which compare very favorably to top performers in our industry. We continually strive to make our safety results even better.

Safety Expertise

Our safety initiatives are led by Safety Director Bob Coy, who has over 30 years experience in the construction equipment industry. He has certifications from the OSHA National Training Institute and the National Center for Construction Education and Research, and he regularly attends continuing education courses to remain updated on the latest rules and regulations. We also have a staff of permanent experienced safety professionals that all have on-going training.

Safety Recognition

By continuously making safety a priority, Watkins Construction has been recognized often by customers and was awarded top honor from Texas Mutual for workplace safety for the last five years in a row. We remain committed to workplace safety and to conducting an exemplary safety program. Read more about this coveted award.

Watkins Construction earns top honor

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NCCER ‐ National Center for Construction Education and Research


CSC – Contractor Safety Council

AGC – Association of General Contractors

OQSG – Operator Qualification Solutions Group

PEC Premier

Energy World Net

Texas Oil and Gas Association

US Oil and Gas Association

ISN – ISNetworld