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D15 Total Safety Culture Training: February 2020

February 18, 2020

In early February, a two-day Total Safety Culture training meeting was held in Division 15, South Florida.

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Rally Around the Old Oak Tree

February 11, 2020

The following text and images were sent to us from a homeowner in Clearwater, FL, and feature the utility line clearance crews from Division 16. Please join us as we welcome Shirley, our second guest blogger! Enjoy. 

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A Tour of Mike Locy

January 23, 2020

In December, Division 45 celebrated the retirement of Mike Locy, Safety Specialist. The safety team gave him a fishing rod and reel for his retirement. Division 45, with Shawn Jones, presented Mike with a chainsaw and a hardhat signed by all. 

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A Tribute to Bernie Kelly

January 21, 2020

After 35+ years, we congratulate Bernie Kelly on his retirement from the LEWIS family of companies. Although there were many wonderful speeches from the senior executives during the farewell luncheon, following is the tribute from Tom Rogers, CEO. 

Humble, kind, caring, cheerful, intelligent, pure in heart, salt of the earth, encouraging,...

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Winching Drill Day

November 12, 2019

During this Thanksgiving season, we're grateful for the crews in D29 for sending this homegrown video on winching for your viewing pleasure! Thanks to Supervisor Jason Leonard, Joshua Stapleton, Steven Evans and Kasey Page. 

 

Please take a few minutes (11 to be exact) to watch this before tomorrow's winching Drill Day. Good stuff! 

 

Note the...

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Summer at Paul Smith's College

November 08, 2019

At the end of August, Lewis Tree Service Division 21 performed a demonstration of some of our operations at Paul Smith’s College School of Logging in the northern region of New York’s Adirondack State Park. Paul Smith’s College is the only four-year institution of higher education in the park and its 14,000-acre campus is one of the largest in...

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Tree Felling Skill Drill

November 01, 2019

Beth Lay and I would like to thank Mark Rowe and the team members from Division 21 for allowing us to participate in this week's tree felling skill drill in Caledonia, NY. Just when I thought I would never actually use the Pythagorean Theory in my job . . . 

Following is an abbreviated version of the tactical tailgate the safety team sent out...

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D15 Total Safety Culture Training

October 18, 2019

This week, D15 held a two-day, total safety culture meeting in the field. Employees broke into small groups, went to different stations and got hands-on training on a variety of topics: pre-job hazard surveys (PJHS), spotter operations, restoration process, drop zone cone procedures, jobsite set-up and equipment inspection. The utility...

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Learning From What Goes Well

September 27, 2019

Have you ever been on a job site where no incidents were occurring, but unsafe practices were present? Take a moment to think about that and let it sink in. Accidents may represent a lack of safety, but a lack of accidents does NOT represent safety.

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Our Customer Promise

September 24, 2019

Over the past six months, we’ve been rolling out our customer promise:

At Lewis, Job Done Right™ is our promise to listen, provide solutions, meet our commitments and deliver a safe, professional, hassle-free experience.

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