A History of Safety Excellence

Safety First is the banner of Target Specialty Products. We are committed to a safe, healthy and secure work environment. With solid safety programs and policies that have been the foundation to our success in reducing injuries and accidents over the last decade, we strive to continue to eliminate risk to our colleagues, customers and environment during our daily operations. We educate, train, develop and maintain safe work practices through monthly Branch Safety meetings, weekly TailGates, audits and inspections, in addition to communicating key regulatory issues through our Safety Newsletters. Our Safety and Security Committee conducts accident investigations, plans, develops and amends policies, and reviews colleague safety suggestions to add to continual improvement of our safety programs.

We adhere to the regulations involving the following agencies:

  • Occupational, Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
  • National Fire Protection Agency
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) / IATA / IMDG
  • Environmental Health
  • Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) 
  • Department of Agriculture
  • California Structural Pest Control Board
  • Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 


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Safety Moment - April 2019


Preventing Electrical Shock

There is a true danger when electricity comes into play. Know these safety tips to stay safe on the job:

•Turn the electric off at the breaker box.  Never assume someone else did it.  LOTO
•Avoid touching a bare wire – inspect before you grab
•Avoid water contact when using an item powered by electric
•Never use worn or damaged equipment
•Never cut off (not use) the 3rd prong of a plug
•Wear the appropriate PPE:  shoes, gloves, standing on a rubber mat
If a shock occurs: 

•Call for help

•Do not touch a victim of a shock with bare hands

•Turn off the power source

•Once safe, provide medical assistance if trained

•Keep victim calm to help arrives